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Job #19-428 STEM/Reading Buds Community Worker - Federal Work Study

Date Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2019
Reports to: South Ward/LISD Coordinator
Schedule: Varies Monday- Friday 8:00-3:00 pm, 5-8 hours per week
Position Description:

Make a difference in the life of a child at South Ward Elementary School! The STEM/Reading Buddy will work with students on reading and memorizing math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); reading, writing, comparing, and ordering numbers; help students identify vocabulary words pertaining to math and their meaning; help with problem solving strategies; and any other math objectives. The Reading Buddy tutoring program assists students with all aspects of reading. The Reading Buddy listens to students read aloud and helps them with pronunciation, sentence structure, and grammar. Additional tasks may include reading to students and assisting teachers with other reading/book-related tasks, as requested. Additional tasks may include assisting students in the science lab.


Must qualify for Federal Work Study to be eligible and have reliable transportation to South Ward Elementary School.

Must have a love for children and be committed to being faithful in attendance every week.

Date Position is Available: August 2019
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LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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