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Part-time Tutor Position

Company: AIM Institute
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

AIM Institute is a non-profit organization with a mission to grow, connect, and inspire the tech talent community through education and career development. We are seeking a part time tutor to work with our students. AIM serves Low Income, First Generation high school students. Essential Job Functions:

  • Every Monday, collect a list of students who have a D or lower in English/ESL classes, or need help with a specific area in the English portion of the ACT.
  • Contact each student with a D or lower in English/ESL, and set a tutoring appointment with them that same week.
  • Contact subject teachers, school counsellors, or parents as needed, in order to ensure that each student improves their grade.
  • Teach, tutor, and mentor students in English and ESL to ensure their grade goes up.
  • Teach and tutor students in any English portion of the ACT that students may need.
  • Once a month, meet with the UB Teacher Mentor team to discuss and come up with solutions to any low grades or any issues regarding tutoring attendance, achievement, etc.
  • Deliver courses geared towards generating excitement for learning, as well as developing concrete academic skills in participants.
  • Maintain attendance sign-in and ensure accurate record of student attendance in Lacai. Student signatures of services rendered prove time to be paid.
  • Other duties as assigned. Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree required in either subject matter or Education.
    • Teacher certification
    • High school teaching experience in the subject area.
    • Experience working with diverse backgrounds preferred.
    • Must have experience in teaching the core subject area. Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
      • Be creative in coming up with individual solutions to the root causes of the performance problems.
      • Ability to understand that students will already be frustrated with their performance when they come for tutoring, so patience, kindness and fun in learning the material will be important.
      • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills.
      • Demonstrate the motivation to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
      • Possess discretion, sound judgment, and solid decision making skills.
      • Deliver engaging and age appropriate instruction that keep youth intellectually curious, interested and focused.
      • Be adaptable and flexible regarding scheduling to meet programming needs. Hours: Max hours 10 hours per week

Keywords: AIM Institute, Omaha , Part-time Tutor Position, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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