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PT English Tutor - TRIO/Student Support Services

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Work type: Part Time Hourly
Location: Richmond, IN
Categories: Student Affairs/Student Services, Other

General Description of Position:

The TRIO Student Support Services program at Ivy Tech Richmond is currently seeking qualified applicants to tutor in English.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide individual and group tutoring for TRIO students by walk-in or scheduled appointments. These appointments will be either in person or virtual.
  • Create a professional and welcoming environment by modeling respect for students’ diverse cultures, language skills, ability and experience
  • Provide subject-specific content to help students
  • Clarify course content
  • Utilize listening and questioning strategies as the primary tutoring method to diagnose student needs and monitor progress
  • Recognize the different learning styles and student preferences
  • Support students in the development of appropriate research and study strategies
  • Use feedback and reflection to improve practice
  • Recognize primary role to help students become more confident, more successful and self-directed learners
  • Maintain and submit weekly reports of services provided
  • Report to the TRIO program information about student progress
Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Must provide evidence of proficiency in English Composition (ENGL 111) as indicated by earning an A or B in the course with a recommendation from the appropriate faculty member for the course
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Must attend a TRIO Student Support Services training session
  • Show sensitivity to the needs of disadvantaged populations
  • Demonstrate an ability to interact effectively with diverse population
  • Must commit to regular availability during established hours Monday-Saturday 9 am to 7 pm
Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Proficiency in English Grammar (ENGL 250) as indicated by earning an A or B in the course with a recommendation from the appropriate faculty member for the course
  • Proficiency in Creative Writing (ENGL 202) or higher as indicated by earning an A or B in the course with a recommendation from the appropriate faculty member for the course
  • Prior tutoring or teaching experience
Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome. Official transcripts required upon hiring.

Work Hours:

Must commit to working between 3 to 12 hours per week during our established hours Monday-Saturday 9 am to 7 pm (depending on tutoring needs)

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