Job Description Summary: Southwestern Michigan College is seeking a part-time ETS Middle/High School Tutor who is dedicated, enthusiastic and excited to work with low income first generation middle and high school students. The ETS Middle/High School Tutor guides students through middle and high school and onto a post-secondary education. This position will be under direct supervision of the ETS Director and ETS Tutor/Mentor Coordinator/Advisor. The incumbent is responsible for assisting middle or high school students to reach their full academic potential and achieve academic success. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves students in Cass County schools. Provides participants with both individual and group tutorial sessions, homework assistance to improve grades and GPA, and instruction/tutoring for standardized assessments.
Maintains appropriate records of hours and teaching notes.
Tutors can work up to 20 hours per week.
This is an academic year position only; there are no summer hours.
Must assess needs of students and prepare written documentation
Be a positive role model; establish rapport and build relationships; set expectations and boundaries; facilitate, teach, or instruct.
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills; excellent problem solving skills and good judgment; knowledge of reading and math fundamentals; knowledge or tutoring or teaching techniques; and knowledge of working with disadvantaged and underrepresented youth.
The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
Required Qualifications: Associates Degree with 3.0 or better in the subject to be tutored
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Math or related tutoring subject Coursework toward math degree acceptable Teaching experience with middle and high school students preferred
Other Information: Candidates will not be compensated for drive time to schools. Mileage will not be compensated unless Tutor is placed at multiple target schools and with the approval of supervisor.
Southwestern Michigan College has two beautiful campuses to help support the mission of providing Know for All. We are located in the heart of America, in Dowagiac, MI, a community who welcomes all and has a vibrant and alive downtown.