Tutor, School District of Philadelphia

Posted by on August 06, 2012

School District of Philadelphia

Title:                Tutor
Department:        College Readiness
Reports To:        Administrative Superior

Job Summary
Tutors students in assigned schools by asking and answering questions related to the subject. Increases and enhances the mastery of concepts or applications of a particular course of study.

Essential Functions
•    Under the guidance of an administrative superior:
•    Asks and answers academic questions, using examples related to a particular subject; may tutor individuals or small groups.
•    Establishes standards and goals for tutoring; maintains effective organization.
•    Integrates effective study and learning strategies to maximize the student’s academic potential.
•    Attends staff development sessions as required.

Minimum Requirements
•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•    Demonstrated ability to:
o    learn the methods and materials appropriate to the level and area of tutoring.
o    learn to plan and prepare for tutoring sessions.
o    communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
o    establish and maintain effective working relationships.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Interested candidates may contact:
Giva Wilkerson – gwilkerson2@philsd.org
Mike Brooks – mbrooks@philasd.org

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