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Gorton Community Center seeks a teacher/tutor to help students K-8 grade who will sign up on an hourly, daily or weekly basis for guidance through e-learning. They should be able to help students develop relevant skills and better understand the curriculum so they do not fall behind in this new way of learning. The hope is that they can improve students’ academic outcomes by providing valuable help that complements in-classroom instruction and/or e-learning and promote ongoing learning and self-confidence in 2020

Hours – 25-30 hours a week, M-F 9-2 or 3pm, beginning August 31

The teacher/tutor will:

  • Assist students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks
  • Work with students to help them understand key concepts, especially those learned in the classroom
  • Teach skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
  • Demonstrate academic best practices for specific subjects and assignments, including research and writing tactics
  • Provide students positive and constructive feedback

Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • General knowledge of K-8 academic requirements and milestones
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to clearly explain challenging concepts, provide instructions and deliver feedback
  • Ability to motivate and encourage students to improve their academic performance using effective goal-setting strategies
  • Creativity and flexibility in order to personalize their learning approach for individual students
  • Patience and compassion for students as they develop skills and improve their performance
  • Previous demonstrated excellence in a general K-8 education or tutoring environment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in education or related subject
  • Three or more years as a teacher or tutor
  • Demonstrated expertise in education
  • Optional certification from the National Tutoring Association, American Tutoring Association, Association for the Coaching and Tutoring Profession or the College Reading and Learning Association, or a K-8 teaching certification 

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