AVID Tutor
Minneapolis Public School District - Minneapolis, MN

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We accept teaching applications continuously throughout the year and are particularly interested in teachers who have urban experience. Position Available: AVID Tutor Department: AVID Tutors Work Hours: 10 hours/week, school year Application Deadline: Open until filled FUNCTION: AVID tutors work under the direction of the classroom teacher to facilitate and coach small groups of students who are engaged in academic problem-solving. The tutors do not re-teach curriculum nor do they work as homework assistants. They are engaged with students as academic coaches to facilitate peer learning and instruction.

Responsible to: Maria Roberts 612-668-0856 QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 2 years college or 60 semester or 90 quarter college credits sealed transcript from college/university verifying hours requiredComfortable working with a diverse student populationComfortable with role as academic coach and under the direction of the classroom teacherEnjoy working with middle and high school studentsAble to commit to the mandatory 16 hours of paid trainingAbility to build positive relationships around academics with students in grades 6-12Ability to motivate and encourage students to reach post-secondary educational goals ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Facilitate and coach small groups of students with academic curriculumEngage in problem-solving with students, teach and model the use of skillful questioning Defer to the classroom teacher for behavior management assistanceTake direction from classroom teacher on coaching strategies and methodologyAct as role models and mentors for studentsProvide feedback regarding academics and participation each class period SALARY: $12.50 per hour For more information contact: Maria Roberts, AVID District Coordinator at: Maria.Roberts@mpls.k12.mn.us .