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Substitute School Coordinator, Miami Florida


The School Coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program, which matches business professionals with children for a rewarding, read aloud experience during the children’s lunch break. The simple act of reading aloud to a child once a week can have a profound impact on his or her future and offers the adult a convenient and meaningful way to give back. Read to a Child is a nonprofit organization that inspires caring adults to read aloud to children and help create a better future. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that mentors, students, and school staff are happy with the program. Specifically, s/he will be available for occasional substituting, involving the following tasks:

++ Notify students and teachers of volunteer cancellations or schedule changes.
Communicate regularly with mentors, including updates and notification of student absences or changes in schedule.
++ Communicate regularly with supervisor, including weekly updates.
++ Facilitate and monitor reading sessions to ensure smooth operation of program.
++ Ensure that rooms are left clean and orderly.
++ Facilitate other activities or tasks at the school site as requested

1. Communicates well in person, on the telephone, & via email;
2. Experience working with groups of children;
3. Very organized, able to prioritize and multi-task;
4. Enthusiastic about children’s books and the program;
5. Comfortable working with Email, Word, and Excel.

Hours: Occassional hours during lunchtime sessions to fill in for regular School Coordinators, August to June. Start immediately.

Hourly Rate: $13 per hour and countless non-monetary rewards

To Apply: Send resume & cover letter to:  kaela.mento@readtoachild.org

***Read to a Child, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.***

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