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Part-time Lead Tutor, English

Provides tutorial assistance in language arts to students, with a focus on those with special learning problems.  Conducts workshop and classroom presentations on topics to benefit under-prepared college students, marketing of tutoring services, or specific content areas as needed.  Assists the director of tutoring and student success by training and mentoring new tutors and assisting with other technical aspects of the tutorial program.  If qualified in ESL, the holder of this position may be asked to develop and teach ESL courses.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

Tutors students in individual or group settings, especially those with special learning problems.

Conducts workshop and classroom presentations on topics such as study skills, time management, memory skills, vocabulary, etc. as well as marketing of tutoring services or specific content areas as needed.

Assists at tutor training sessions and mentoring of new tutors.

Develops original materials for training sessions and tutoring sessions.

Documents student progress and maintains required records related to classroom and/or laboratory experience in the college and/or cooperating agencies.

Communicates with the faculty regarding student progress and other matters related to student welfare.

Ensures that adequate instructional materials are available to meet course objectives; this may include preparing and submitting requests for instructional materials, supplies and equipment to the faculty.

May proctor examinations as necessary.

Utilizes advanced training and expertise to benefit other tutors and the tutorial program.

Attends and participates in conferences and professional associations for tutors.

Performs other related tasks as required.

SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of the director of tutoring and student success

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in English, language arts, or related field
  • Three years tutorial experience as a non-student tutor, or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position
  • Must have attended tutorial conferences as well as participated in other seminars and workshops on tutorial issues and developmental/learning disabled issues; issues in LD issues should equal a minimum of 25 hours of professional in-servicing
  • Able to function independently, respect confidentiality, implement problem solving, and maintain courtesy in dealing with students, faculty, staff, and visitors
  • Training in ESL desirable

JOB DIMENSIONS – Analysis, judgment, planning and organizing, influence, sensitivity, attention to detail, stress tolerance, commitment to the college, dependability, work standards, initiative, informal communication, written communication, oral presentation, self reliance, knowledge of work, teamwork

06/07

Kirtland Community College is an equal opportunity employer


* This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person in this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.