Math Tutors will instruct students daily in small group settings to supplement and enhance traditional in-class mathematics instruction. Tutors will prepare tutoring plans in accordance with a set program curriculum as dictated by the individual needs of each student. Tutors will coordinate with the campus-level Tutor Coordinator, classroom teachers, and school administration, to maximize student achievement. Tutors will maintain contact with parents and guardians, working along with the classroom teacher and school administration to foster the relationship between home and school that is an important part of student success.
Carries out all the responsibilities of an academic tutor and assists students in the development of advanced learning skills in a variety of progressively complex academic areas as well as reinforces students’ ability in necessary subject-specific basic skills. Observes, monitors, and assesses students’ performance often and records data to track student performance. Modifies instruction based on student assessment results. Prepares instructional activities that aid in mastering specific academic skills, including subject matter content and state-mandated and end-of-course assessments. Instructs and monitors students in appropriate use and care of all materials and equipment to prevent injuries and damage. Presents subject matter to students using a variety of research-based instructional strategies centered on students’ individual needs. Assists students in setting and reaching individualized academic goals and operates as a mentor to students in scholastic pursuits. Actively collaborates with all stakeholders and participates in professional development activities necessary to successfully carry out job-related duties as assigned. Enforces school/district policies and rules governing students as related to behavior management. Maintains confidentiality of student information as required by law and district policies. May provide occasional job-related guidance, technical advice and training to other Fellows as needed. Communication required such as receiving instructions and collaborating with team members. Interacts with students, tutor supervisor, other tutors, and school administration. Outside communication may be required, particularly with parents. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum of an Associate’s Degree required from an accredited college or university. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience working with students in educational settings or related experience preferred. Follows rules and procedures. Must pass a district-based math assessment and mock tutorial session to be eligible for Math Fellows position.
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Location/Region: Springfield, MA