The Cornwall Center at Rutgers University has partnered with the Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood and AmeriCorps to support the Promise Parent Leadership Academy program, aimed at increasing student literacy, student attendance and parental engagement in the Fairmount section of Newark.
Parent Academy participants will receive training before being assigned to classrooms. During the 2019-2020 academic year, parents will assist teachers and serve as literacy tutors and attendance improvement specialists.
Parent Academy participants are professionals who will provide academic and attendance support for students at a designated school in the Fairmount section of Newark.
Compensation is $9,900 for 900 hours of work.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent, and/or up to 4 years of elated experience depending on the duties to be performed. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the experience required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants must complete training provided by Cornwall Center and school staff prior to starting position Must be able to communicate orally and in written form Must have a passion for working with youth and exhibit professionalism at all times Candidates must exhibit cultural competence. Be able to keep detailed records.
Posting Number: 19FA1979
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 99612
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