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Job Opportunity

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
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
  • 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



LitNet Gala 2014

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