Welcome To PEI Literacy Alliance - Applying For The Tutor Position

 

Tutor Position

Clients: Children in grades K to 6

Duration: 10 weeks starting in mid-June

Hours: 35 hours/week

Wage: $15/hour includes vacation pay

Location: To be determined (online from your home or in a public library)

Employer: PEI Literacy Alliance

Deadline to apply: May 5th, 2021

Screening Requirements:

You must be:

  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • not working full-time at another job
  • completed at least one year of post secondary, vocational or technical program
  • between the age of 18-30
  • willing to sign a waiver
  • willing to get a criminal record check done
  • able to use Zoom on the internet you have at home
  • have access to a vehicle and able to travel

Tutor Job Description

As a tutor, you will:

  • participate in training, set your own weekly schedule, communicate with parents and teachers, and create unique lesson plans for each student
  • tutor between 20-30 students in one-on-one sessions one hour a week
  • work independently

While this position is an independent one and requires tutors to take initiative and set their own schedule, we offer many supports.  We will give you the necessary training, resources, peer support and information you will need to succeed.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children ages 5 to 12
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Strong ability to be creative and innovative

 Assets:

  • Ability to tutor French students in grades K to 6
  • Knowledge of effective literacy teaching strategies
  • Experience working with children with learning disabilities

You will be responsible to:

  • attend and participate in orientation and training sessions
  • organize your own schedule, coordinating it with parents’ schedules
  • develop unique lesson plans for each student
  • report to your supervisor/mentor regularly
  • maintain good communication with parents
  • write final reports for each child at the end of the tutoring term
  • submit timesheets and mileage sheets bi-weekly to your supervisor
  • keep all information organized and confidential
  • assistant in collecting evaluation information

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