Position Title: Full-time Site Coordinator

Organization Overview: Augustine Literacy Project® – Charlotte (ALP) is a Charlotte-based non-profit with a mission to transform the lives of under-resourced students who struggle with literacy by improving their reading, writing and spelling skills through long-term, individualized instruction from highly trained volunteer tutors. ALP pursues this mission utilizing a one-on-one tutoring methodology for students in first, second and third grades built on the research-based Orton-Gillingham approach and uses materials developed by Wilson Language Training Corporation and ALP. Augustine Literacy Project®-Charlotte’s vision is that all children have access to reading instruction that meets their individual needs and improves their opportunities to be successful in school and in life.

Position Summary: This position will be responsible for daily coordination and ensuring high quality tutoring sessions and a positive experience for the students. Ensures coordinated effort amongst school representatives, volunteer tutors and students so that students are provided with a high-quality literacy tutoring experience, in which they grow and develop greater literacy proficiency, and tutors have a rewarding experience that retains their commitment and service.

Schedule Overview: This position will be responsible for 30 hours a week with some flexibility, while coordinating ALP tutoring at three schools.

Key Responsibilities:
• Engage with Literacy Facilitator to match tutors and students.
• Become an expert in ALP method and assessments
• Mange tutor communications specific to schools
• Keep tutors informed of ALP practices, when assessments are required etc.
• Manage tutor resource materials in supported partner schools
• Use student progress data to provide coaching and support to tutors and students.
• Conduct tutor observations and coach tutors to improve lesson fidelity where possible.
• Monitor student progress, support Pre and Post Assessment collection and data input.
• Participate in tutor meetings for supported schools.
• Provide new tutor orientation at supported schools.
• Support other program priorities such as new tutor recruitment, curriculum updates, new tutor training and practicums
• Recruitment of tutors for assigned partner-schools; assist with general tutor recruitment
• Assist tutors with challenges or questions that arise
• Ongoing engagement and communication with tutors: ex, birthday cards, social gatherings, emails, etc.
• Tutor observations
• Development of new approaches of supporting tutors in order to increase tutors’ confidence, sense of empowerment and connection to larger ALP organization
• Organization of select Lunch Bunch gatherings and workshops (shared responsibility with the other site coordinators and ALP Learning and Development)
• Support for tutors seeking to continue with students over the summer, or assistance with locating other summer opportunities.

Required Experience/Skills:
• A passion for ALP’s mission, programs, culture, and values.
• Proactive and compassionate professional who values working in a fast-paced, and creative environment.
• Solid organization: ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with diverse backgrounds

Preferred Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
• Experience with G-suite and/or Microsoft Office software a plus.
• Relevant teaching or training certifications, and completion of Orton-Gillingham training
• Experience working in education

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and professional references to kbvalcin@alpcharlotte.org.

 

ALP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.