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Literacy Network Education Coordinator (Great Barrington)
 
The Literacy Network of South Berkshire, a non-profit, community based organization located in Lee, Ma., provides free one-on-one tutoring to more than 130 adults in southern Berkshire County.  LitNet is seeking a part-time Education Coordinator for its satellite office in Great Barrington.  This position is 10 hours per week, flexible schedule, September through May.  Please send resume and cover letter to shelleyw@litnetsb.org
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong education background
  • Comfortable and effective working with linguistically and culturally diverse learners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer and data entry skills
  • Willingness to travel to Lee and surrounding towns
Responsibilities:
  • Respond to new student and tutor inquiries in a timely manner
  • Schedule and conduct initial interviews with potential tutors
  • Schedule and conduct informal interviews and assessments of new students
  • Complete tutor/student intake forms and documentation as needed and enter into database
  • Match tutors and students based on availability, interests, skills, and personality.
  • Identify mutually convenient days, times and locations for tutoring sessions
  • Plan and model first lessons for tutor-student pairs
  • Provide follow-up support to tutors in person, by phone or by email
  • Answer questions, recommend appropriate materials, address issues as needed
  • Maintain organized office space and stock materials 
  • Review and respond to monthly progress reports
  • Attend new tutor training sessions and tutor workshops
  • Provide a monthly education report to Executive Director
  • Plan and attend education committee meetings (4 per year)
  • Attend monthly staff meeting

 

 

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