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Tutorial Center Assistant

  • Classified

Salary range: 25

Reports to: Principal or Designee

OVERVIEW

Under the supervision of Principal or designee, perform a variety of functions, involving students, parents, staff, and community, to provide a comprehensive campus-wide tutorial/student support center.

QUALIFICATION

Four years of college-level work or equivalent experience.

At least one year experience working with high school students.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
  • Responsible for the overall planning and organization of the Tutorial Center
  • Coordinate tutorial assistance for students in all academic subject areas; assign and schedule tutors with students
  • Maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Advertise and market Tutorial Center to the school and community
  • Work closely with staff and teachers to encourage and coordinate staff and student participation
  • Create and distribute flyers, posters and tutor schedules throughout the school
  • Establish contacts and maintain correspondence with parents, local college and businesses to invite their participation in the program
  • Accept student referrals and provide feedback
  • Provide direct tutoring with some students
  • Collect and maintain a file of course information sheets and assignments, study skill handouts, and test preparation study guidelines
  • May administer some make-up exams
  • Develop and organize SAT, Competency and Study Skills Workshops
  • Maintain and compile records of student, tutor and staff participation
  • Compile, verify and up-date list of private tutors
  • Plan, organize and implement the numerous aspects of a tutorial program
  • Prioritize and coordinate own work and work of others
  • Make arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Read, interpret and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Operate a personal computer or computer terminal with accuracy
  • Work independently with little direction
  • Meet schedules and time lines
  • Order and distribute school and office supplies
  • Maintain budget records and prepare requisitions
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of purpose and procedures of a campus-wide tutorial/student support center;
  • Knowledge of effective tutoring strategies as well as knowledge of study skills and some academic subject matter;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective methods to plan and organize SAT, Competency, and Study Skill Workshops;
  • Effective record-keeping techniques;
  • Procedures to maintain budget;
  • Modern office practices, procedures on computer equipment;
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette;
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear normal conversation in person and/or on the telephone. The employee may be required to sit for long periods. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. See and read fine print and have depth perception. Use hands and fingers to manipulate small objects and print or write legibly. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in a standard office environment and/or classroom environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. Position requires direct contact with students. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Year: 10 Months

Revision Date: 03/28/2017

Initial date: 09/01/1992

Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.