Great Oaks - Americorps Tutor Corps Career Open House

Start Your Impactful Journey Today - Become a Tutor, Engage Minds, Cultivate Dreams

Aug 10, 2015, 15:17 ET from Great Oaks Foundation

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meet the Great Oaks team, get to know our Tutor Corps and NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency programs, tour the Tutor Housing and learn how you can use your talents to move communities forward.

Great Oaks - NWK Recruiting Open House Details

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Start Time: 5:00 PM EDT, sharp
End Time: 7:00 PM EDT
Location: GOCS Middle School, 24 Maiden Lane, Newark, NJ 07102

About The Great Oaks Tutor Corps:  Great Oaks recruits the best and brightest college graduates from across the country to dedicate a year of service to urban students. During their one-year commitment, tutors work full-time, providing one-on-one and small group instruction to Great Oaks Charter School student.

The Tutor Corps is composed of a diverse group of dedicated young people who invest their time and energy in the academic success of urban youth, while building authentic relationships with students and their families.

We believe that teacher quality is the key determinant of student success and we are committed to recruiting and developing talented teachers and tutors. Our administrative team provides the unwavering leadership and operational support needed to run a truly great school. We are looking for motivated professionals who are ready to work hard to reform urban education and pave the way to college success for our students.

We are looking for people who possess:

  • The conviction that every child can succeed
  • A commitment to solving educational inequality
  • Respect for individuals' diverse experiences and backgrounds
  • Perseverance in the face of challenges
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments

Tutor Corps Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a 4-year degree from a competitive school
  • Applicants must be at least 20 years old
  • Applicants must have U.S. work authorization

About the Teacher Residency Program

Great Oaks partners with New York University to offer a program that blends the inherent benefits of working full-time as a tutor for a full year with the benefits that a large graduate school of education can offer. The first year of the Teacher Residency program consists of practical coursework taken while working within a GO schools as a tutor, culminating in initial certification as a classroom teacher.

In the second year, Residents are teaching in either a charter or district school under an experienced teacher mentor, during which time they are working toward a Master's degrees in English Education from NYU.

About Great Oaks Foundation

The mission of the Great Oaks Foundation is to launch and support a network of charter schools that prepare students for college success through high-dosage tutoring. By design, our schools contribute to the vitality of the urban neighborhoods where they are located by attracting and creating social, human and investment capital.

Great Oaks Foundation
222 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Contact: Natalia Lara
Tel: 401.808.7788



SOURCE Great Oaks Foundation