The after-school program will start the week of February 11 and run through the week of April 29.
TUTORING: You will be matched with the same students -- barring absences -- each session, ensuring that you get to build relationships and learn how to support them best. Mondays and Wednesdays are mostly 5th and 6th grade students in smaller groups, while Tuesdays and Thursdays are mostly 7th and 8th grade students in larger groups. Tutors who are in 8th grade volunteer on Mon. or Wed, typically for the first hour only. Tutors who are in high school or older will volunteer for the full two hours on Mon., Tue., Wed., or Thu.
TEACHING:Volunteers high school age and older who are interested in an additional leadership opportunity can apply to teach a class. After tutoring on Mon. and Wed., volunteers can teach a self-designed academic/elective class of 5-10 fifth and sixth grade students. Teachers must submit a lesson plan each week and are observed during each lesson. On Tue., in lieu of tutoring, volunteers can teach a math class to groups of 10-12 seventh grade students. Teachers will use a pre-written curriculum for these classes. Please note that the number of teaching positions is limited, and that those opting to teach are expected to spend time outside of Breakthrough preparing for their classes.
Please note that these are volunteer positions, and that admission is selective. Successful applicants demonstrate enthusiasm, attention to detail, an interest in educational equity, and ideally prior experience working with middle school students.
For more information, visit www.breakthroughsf.org or email Michael Duryee-Browner, Director of Curriculum & Instruction, at email@example.com.