Raising Readers in Story County

Harrison Barnes Reading Academy Summer Reading Buddies Site Supervisors

We are currently hiring for 2020 Harrison Barnes Reading Academy Summer Reading Buddies Site Supervisors

Primary Function: The HBRA Reading Buddies Site Supervisor will assist Raising Readers in Story County (RRSC) and the Program Coordinator to achieve the goals of school readiness and reading proficiency for kindergarten through third grade students, including maintaining students who are at a proficient level. Site Supervisor positions run June 2020 – July 2020.

  • The Site Supervisors will oversee all volunteer tutors (at 1-2 sites) and serve as a resource for the program
  • The Site Supervisors will develop lesson plans for each child at their sites based on the child’s interest and abilities
  • The Site Supervisor is responsible for helping train tutors on Words Their Way curriculum
  • The Site Supervisor will effectively communicate with parents of participants for the duration of Reading Buddies

Harrison Barnes Reading Academy is a community-based literacy support program for elementary school age students to help promote literacy skill development and growth. It is offered during the summer at no charge to families. RRSC recruits volunteer tutors who receive training on how to use Words Their Way, a curriculum shown to be effective with young readers.  Each Site Supervisor would be on site twice a week at each of their tutoring locations as well as weekly lesson planning time for each student at their sites.

Click HERE for more information and Site Supervisor application instructions

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