Literacy Program Site Supervisor - Learning Disabilities Association - London Region


Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Mentoring / Tutoring

Suitability

Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

20+

Hours Per Week

2

Location

See Description Details

Population Served

Children

Number of Positions

3

Time Commitment: 

  • Short-term (0-3 months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, January 4, 2019

Position Description

LDA London Region is currently looking for individuals interested in becoming program location Site Supervisors for our fun activity-based literacy program.  

Supervisors would work under the direction of the Program Coordinator of LDA London Region, setup/tear down of activities, supervise activity leaders and up to 20-25 students who attend weekly program. Site Supervisors would also give direction of activities to leaders when needed.

 This early literacy program, designed for students in SK or Grade 1, provides a positive learning environment employing a range of strategies to foster emergent literacy skills. This program is a fun activity multi-sensory based learning environment where students rotate each week through literacy/numeracy activity centers. Each week of the program provides students to learn new, alternative strategies for attaining literacy/numeracy concepts utilizing multi-sensory methods to;  increase letter recognition, naming, retention, recall, phonics understanding and basic usage, develop number recognition, counting sequence, adding or subtracting, creating connections between oral language skills, reading and writing and developing early phonemic awareness.

 When: Mondays – January 21 through April 8 –

                No program nights on February 18th (Family Day) or March 11th (March Break)

Time: 4:00-5:45

Where: Site Supervisors are needed for the following location:

  1. Glen Cairn Public School – 53 Frontenac (South-East London)
  2. Lord Nelson Public School – 1990 Royal Crescent (East London)
  3. Ealing Public School – (East/Central London)

 To apply for this position please email Kate Chute at k.chute@ldalondon.ca to obtain a Volunteer Application Form

Additional Opportunity Information

Preference will be given to: Teachers, Teacher Candidates, University or College Students working towards a Master's Degree. This position is a Volunteer position but LDA London Region does give the Site Supervisors an Honorarium (stipend amount through this grant) for their assistance with program.

Skills Preferred

Previous Supervisory experience preferred
Previous experience working with children & youth

Activities

  • Mentoring / Tutoring

Required Qualifications/Training

A Police Records Check/Vulnerable Positions screen will be required
Training will be provided by LDA London Region

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Kate Chute

Deadline to Apply: 

Friday, January 4, 2019
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