Upward Bound Tutor

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Upward Bound Tutor

Program Description:

Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO Program that provides fundamental support to Grant County students in grades 9-12, in their preparation for college entrance.Through various initiatives, such as academic tutoring, academic advising and educational/cultural field trips, Upward Bound identifies, motivates, and prepares eligible students to complete high school, enroll in, and graduate from a post-secondary educational institution.

Campus Location: Upward Bound Office, 4201 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953

Position Description:

Upward Bound tutors provide participants with academic support and supplemental instruction in the core subjects of math, science, foreign language, composition and/or literature.


Indiana Wesleyan University seeks individuals with a strong Christian commitment.

· Minimum of two years teaching experience

· Experience working with potential first generation and/or low-income students

· Experience working with Upward Bound students preferred

· Ability to relay concepts clearly

· Authentic

· Relational

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assist in creating an environment that is conducive to learning

· Build relationships with high school students

· Tutor high school students

· Assist students in completing tutoring reports

· Provide a weekly report

· Attend tutor meetings/trainings

· Additional duties may be assigned

Contact Person:

Stenway Louvé, Upward Bound Director

[email protected]

Initial appointment, when applicable, is contingent upon completion of acceptable background check.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No:
Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 12/1/2020
Work Type: Full Time