Great Oaks Tutor Corps FAQ

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Not ready to apply yet?

Not ready to apply yet?

If you’d like to receive more information about Great Oaks’ transformative tutor corps program, please email Riley Hasson at [email protected] to set up a call.    

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Can my friends serve with me?

Can my friends serve with me?

Yes, we love referrals! We offer a referral bonus for anyone that is hired and serves in our Corps. Please e-mail CJ Ingersoll at [email protected] for details.

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I hold an F-1 Visa, can I serve?

I hold an F-1 Visa, can I serve?

Due to the eligibility requirements, a student on an F-1 visa would not be able to serve in the AmeriCorps program. Permanent residency or citizenship is required.

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Do I have to interview in-person?

Do I have to interview in-person?

It is preferable that candidates attend an in-person interview at one of our campuses. This allows candidates to meet members of our school community, visit our school location and the surrounding neighborhood, as well as work directly with our students. However, we do understand that this may not be possible for everyone and therefore we […]

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How do I apply for the Teacher Residency Program?

How do I apply for the Teacher Residency Program?

Tutor Corps members interested in the Teacher Residency can apply after having been accepted into the Tutor Corps. Candidates can e-mail Riley Hasson at [email protected] for more details.

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What is the calendar for next year?

What is the calendar for next year?

The commitment runs from the beginning of August 2019 through the end of June of 2020. The 2019-2020 school year calendar is still being finalized but we will communicate an exact start date as soon as it is known. We generally follow the same calendar as the Public Schools (Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring breaks, federal […]

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How do you pair roommates?

How do you pair roommates?

Tutors will be sent a housing survey close to the start of your term of service to pair roommates. Factors such as gender, cleanliness, personality, interests and sleep schedule will be considered when making the pairings. We aim to place tutors with roommates that match their preferences. However, as always, a certain amount of flexibility […]

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Is it required that I live in the provided apartments?

Is it required that I live in the provided apartments?

No, it is not required. We know that living with fellow Tutor Corps members can ease the transition to a new location and contribute to tutors sense of mission, therefore improving the Tutor Corps year experience. For those reasons, we generally prefer that Tutor Corps members live in the residences. However, tutors may elect to […]

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Do I get to choose where I serve?

Do I get to choose where I serve?

During our selection process, a member of the recruitment team will speak to you about our different school communities. Based upon the conversation the recruiter will suggest the community that would be the best fit, however, candidate preferences will be taken into account. Final placement will be based off of candidate’s skills, preference and the […]

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What are the member benefits for the year?

What are the member benefits for the year?

For the 2019-2020 school year, we were awarded 270 National AmeriCorps slots.  As AmeriCorps members, tutors will also be eligible for AmeriCorps benefits as defined by the AmeriCorps contract including: The Segal Education Award after your full term of service of $ 6,095.00. The Segal Education Award is good for seven years from the end […]

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What are the primary duties of tutors? How are they assigned?

What are the primary duties of tutors? How are they assigned?

Most of your day will be spent providing small group instruction to middle or high school students in math and/or in English. You will also have secondary support roles that directly impact the academic achievements of students. These projects may include providing in-class or curriculum support, organizing or leading after-school clubs, among other things. Roles […]

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