Part-Time Tutor, Talent Search
Opening Date:   3/28/2017
Closing Date Notes: UNTIL FILLED
Bulletin No.:  2017  -  0853

NOTE: There are two open positions - one located at Thomasville City Schools and one at Lexington City Schools.  If you have a school preference, please indicate the preference in your cover letter.

The Part-Time Tutor, Talent Search is a grant funded position responsible for providing academic support in the areas of Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), English, and composition for eligible Lexington and Thomasville City Schools 6th – 12th grade students. Some evening and Saturday tutoring may be required. The position reports to the Director, Talent Search and has the following responsibilities.

Provides academic assistance and guidance to program participants 

Provides individualized and small group instruction

Interacts with students, families, and school personnel representing diverse backgrounds

Develops strong academic curriculums that benefits students and supports classroom instruction

Monitors and keeps daily logs of student attendance, behavior, and academic development

Develops and maintains class academic interactions and grade reports (mid-term & end-of-year)

Assesses student’s needs, monitors their performance, behaviors, and evaluates their progress

Provides a comprehensive written evaluation on each student enrolled in the classes taught

Ensures accuracy of data entry and updates academic information in student databases

Serves as a positive role model for the students and families

Participates in academic and staff meetings, as needed

Seeks opportunities to gain knowledge and implement tutoring strategies that helps students fulfill their potential

Supports the mission, vision, and values of the school districts and the College

Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in education, STEM, English, composition, or related field 

Two years of experience tutoring middle and/or high school students in core content areas

Effective oral and written communication skills

Access to means of transportation

Qualifications Preferred:
Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in education, STEM, English, composition, or related field 

Experience teaching middle and/or high school students in core content areas

Experience working with individuals who are low income, first-generation, or who are otherwise at risk of dropping out of school

Overcome obstacles similar to those experienced by Talent Search participants

Fluency in Spanish

ADA Summary:
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment; ease of mobility within the work environment and other areas of campus and College locations; travel between campus locations may be required; and effective use of all forms of communication (written, oral, visual, auditory), including use of computers.

Salary Range: 
$20 per hour based on candidate’s experience, education, and funding source availability

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