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FWS: America Reads Tutor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title FWS: America Reads Tutor
Requisition Number DU00417
Department Name 8Z241:Federal Work Study
Work Location Lexington Area Schools
Salary Range $8.10-$10.85
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



Daytime during the elementary school’s hours of session.

Job Summary

Reading tutor and mentor for young children in the Fayette County Schools. Tutor works directly with kindergarten through fifth grade students to improve reading proficiency skills. Tutors perform one-on-one work with individual student groups, group work, or class activities. Tutors must commit to a consistent work schedule throughout the semester. Applicants must be available during the day, eligible for Federal Work-Study, and be able to walk or bike to the local, off-campus elementary school, or have other reliable transportation.

For more information, please contact: Mary Henderson, Office of Clinical Practice and School Partnerships, 104 Taylor Education Building, 859-257-1961,

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Tutors are expected to be positive role models. Must enjoy working with children. Must adhere to schedule.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Any major who enjoys working with children.

Deadline to Apply 03/01/2018
University Community of Inclusion

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been awarded Federal Work Study? If you are unsure or have not been awarded Federal Work Study, please contact Student Financial Aid (859) 257-3172 and ask to speak with your counselor.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you picked up your job packet from the Federal Work Study office?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Cover Letter