ETS Middle/High School Tutor

Location
Dowagiac, MI
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary
Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan’s eastern shore is seeking an ETS Middle/High School Tutor who is dedicated, enthusiastic and excited to work with low income first generation middle and high school students.

The ETS Middle/High School Tutor/Mentor works to guide students through middle and high school and onto a post-secondary education. The ETSMiddle/High School Tutor/Mentor will be under direct supervision of the ETSDirector and ETS Tutor/Mentor Coordinator/Advisor. The ETS Middle/High School Tutor/Mentor is responsible for assisting middle or high school students to reach their full academic potential and achieve academic success.

The ETSMiddle/High School Tutor will serve students in target Cass County schools. Responsibilities include but not limited to: providing participants with both individual and group tutorial sessions, homework assistance to improve grades and GPA, and instruction/tutoring for standardized assessments.

In addition, the ETS Middle/High School Tutor/Mentor will maintain appropriate records of hours and teaching notes.

Up to 5 hours per week


Required Qualifications
Associate’s Degree with 3.0 or better in the subject to be tutored.


Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Math or related tutoring subject
• Coursework toward math degree acceptable
• Teaching experience with middle and high school students preferred


Other Information
This is an academic year position only; there are no summer hours.

Candidates should have the ability to assess needs of students and prepare written documentation; ability to be a positive role model; ability to establish rapport and build relationships; ability to set expectations and boundaries; ability to facilitate, teach, or instruct; excellent listening and interpersonal skills; excellent problem solving skills and good judgment; knowledge of reading and math fundamentals; knowledge or tutoring or teaching techniques; and knowledge of working with disadvantaged and underrepresented youth.

Candidates will not be compensated for drive time to schools or be compensated mileage.


Position Information

Posting Number 20110602

Job Category Staff

Reference Requests

Reference Request Details

Accept References Yes

Minimum Requests 3

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Craigslist
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • MI Talent
    • Newspaper
    • MCCA Website
    • The Ladders
    • Michigan Center for Nursing
    • Indiana Career Connect
    • SouthwestMichiganJobs.com
    • Employee Referral
    • SMC Website
    • RecruitMilitary
    • Indeed/SimplyHired
    • SMC Job Alert Email
    • HigherEdJobs
  2. * Do you have an Associate's Degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Academic Transcripts
  3. Optional Documents

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