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Remote AmeriCorps Math Tutor

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Saga Education

Remote AmeriCorps Math Tutor

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Remote AmeriCorps Math Tutor
    at Saga Education (View all jobs)
    Chicago, IL

    Any communication regarding this role will come from a email and not For more information regarding our hiring process please read this quick article.

    Employment Status/hours: Remote; Full-time; Monday - Friday (during traditional school hours )

    Start date: August 2024

    End date: June 2025


    • Living Stipend $26,000 **
    • Segal Education Award valued at $7,395 **
    • 100% Employer Paid Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

    **prorated based on start date

    Who We Are

    Saga Education is a national leader in high-impact, in-school tutoring. We leverage the power of human capital and technology to accelerate student outcomes and create more equitable learning for students.

    Since our founding in 2014, we have reached more than 30,000 students and counting. With our proven-to-work tutoring model and focus on relationship building, we have been able to reach students who need it most and support families, educators, and districts through our services. Whether that be through our work in providing direct solutions, building cutting edge products, or advocating for impact, our vision to make education equitable for all students is realized daily.

    For more information about Saga Education's mission, vision, and services, please visit us at .

    Our Tutors

    Our AmeriCorps members are selected from a diverse group of individuals from various backgrounds across the United States to serve our students as math tutors; each tutor brings their unique skill set to assist students' success. We seek talented, caring, and capable people committed to supporting our students in their academic and social development. Through this service year opportunity, our tutors develop leadership skills, participate in professional development workshops, engage in public speaking, and much more. This is a positive learning experience not only for our students but for our tutors as well!

    What You'll Do

    Saga Education's AmeriCorps math tutors manage a small caseload of high school students and promote academic success by focusing intently to provide high-dosage, high-impact tutoring that includes daily individualized instruction to students during their year of service. During a typical school day, tutors will work remotely with students during multiple class periods and facilitate lessons using Saga Connect, our comprehensive online learning platform. Tutors will implement Saga's proprietary curriculum to foster academic success and help students reach their goals. In addition to offering academic support, tutors will serve as advocates and mentors, building strong, meaningful relationships with their students. Some of the key responsibilities for this role include:

    • Provide daily math tutoring to your assigned caseload of students for multiple class periods utilizing Saga Connect
    • Develop lesson plans and prep for tutoring sessions using Saga Curriculum
    • Manage the input and analysis of student data to differentiate math instruction for your students and adapt lesson plans as needed
    • Maintain attendance records, monitor student academic progress and provide feedback
    • Maintain regular ongoing communication with parents/guardians via email, text, or phone, based on parent/guardian preference and record efforts
    • Navigate varying technology, both hardware and software, and troubleshoot technical issues as they arise
    • Develop student incentives, trackers, and support with celebrations, awards and recognition
    • Proactively check and respond to emails and Slack daily, and regularly consult with your Site Director
    • Participate in weekly observation and feedback sessions with your Site Director, as well as weekly reflections and professional development for continuous growth
    • Build strong relationships with students to effectively set expectations and manage behavior
    • Build strong relationships with teachers, other staff and the community
    • Engage and assist with other duties as assigned by your Site Director and school site

    What We'll Use To Measure Success

    • Mission Alignment - You acknowledge social injustice in education and have a desire to grow
    • Being Resilient - You rebound from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult decisions
    • Nimble Learning - You use both successes and failures to actively learn new lessons
    • Demonstrates Self-Awareness - You use feedback and reflection to gain productive insight
    • Collaborates - You build partnerships and work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Values Differences - You recognize the value of different perspectives and cultures
    • Stakeholder Focus - You value student advocacy and build strong student relationships


    • You are a U.S. citizen; AmeriCorps members are required to be U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residents
    • You are age 18 or over with a high school diploma or GED
    • You must clear a National Service Criminal History Check and all other security and health requirements set forth by Saga Education and the school district in which you serve before the start of training
    • You must have access to your own personal reliable internet

    Saga Tutor Benefits & Perks

    • 4+ weeks* of Paid School Breaks & Holidays
    • Up to 7 days of Non-Service Time
    • 2 weeks* of Pre-Service Training
    • Consistent Professional & Leadership Development Trainings
    • Employee Assistance Program Access, with Mental, Physical, & Financial Wellness Benefits
    • Access to Saga 360 Wellness Program
    • Opt-In Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Monthly Internet and Cell Phone Allowance
    • Company Provided Technology
    • Access to Saga Alumni Network

    *May vary based on start date and city of service

    AmeriCorps Eligible Benefits

    • Student Loan Deferment and Interest Forbearance
    • Child Care Benefits Program
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits
    • Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Access to Schools of National Service Network for Additional Education Benefits
    • Access to AmeriCorps Alumni & Employers of National Service Network

    Saga Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.

    To remain at the cutting edge of educational innovation and impact, we celebrate and leverage our diversity in all of its intersectional identities and nurture a sense of belonging at all levels of the organization. We welcome ideas and perspectives from all employees to fulfill the full promise of our mission. Our diversity is our strength. W e encourage people of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this and all available roles.

    Thank you for applying to Saga Education.

  • Industry
    Education Management
  • About Us

    Saga Education is a national nonprofit aimed to confront education inequity by providing high-dosage math tutoring to ninth and tenth grade students. In partnering with public school districts, Saga Education provides mentorship and academic instruction during the school day.