Literacy Coach - Remote
We have found that the learners intend to practice their reading and writing - but do not. So, as a Literacy Coach, you will help the learners practice reading, writing, and spelling weekly, generally up to an hour either once or preferably twice a week for 30 mins per lesson.
You will need to video-conference (Zoom or Google Meet) with your learner and create an individualised plan for their learning needs. You work together to develop goals and select materials and activities to help keep learners engaged. Our Student Coach Coordinator will work side by side with you to ensure you feel supported in your coaching journey. This role is very important, and by doing it, you can change an adult or teenage learners' lives and that of their family. You will be helping rural and/or isolated students to improve their possibilities in life and their self-esteem and confidence.
All training and support required will be provided. There will be an onboarding induction via Slack and then working through our online Bootcamp Literacy Coach training.
By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals.
Goal 10 - Reduced inequalities
Note: Applicants must be at least 16 years old to apply.
Good computer skills. Excellent verbal communication, reading and writing skills. Reliable. Approachable, friendly personality. We train you and give you all the support and resources you need. Long term commitment of at least 6 months as it takes time to build trust and rapport with the student.
1-3 hours per week
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.