Academic Tutor (Math)
Gompers Preparatory Academy - San Diego, CA

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An Academic Tutor will supervise and instruct either a middle or high school Math Lab. Students will use online programs to accelerate their math skills. The Academic Tutor will be there to support the students by leading them to understand, rather than showing them or telling them how to solve problems or generate ideas. Looking for candidates with a strong background in Math.

E = Essential Functions

Strong commitment to do whatever it takes for all our students to be college ready and live with the mentality that, “Failure is not an option”. E
Possess an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels. E
Constantly find new methods of teaching to keep up with students’ different learning styles. E
Convey high level thinking strategies and problem solving techniques appropriate for challenging and building skills in students. E
Create and maintain a positive classroom environment that promotes good citizenship and commitment to REACH values. E
Monitor student performance to identify instructional needs. E
Lead students to understanding, rather than show them or tell them how to solve problems or generate ideas. E
Build strong relationships with parents by communicating frequently to inform them of student academic and personal growth. E
Give appropriate, persistent and encouraging feedback to students on a regular basis. E
Identify special needs of students and seek additional support as needed. E
Assist in general supervision and discipline of students inside and outside of the classroom. E
Adhere to the policies and procedures as outlined in the GPA staff handbook. E
Support students in completing assigned work that is communicated by the teacher. E
Collaborate in a strong team environment. E
Perform related duties as assigned. E We are looking for a Teacher with valid CA credentials to teach students in:

- Math

Also required:
• Passed CSET, CBEST and CLAD exams.

Required upon hire: valid TB test, CPR and First Aid Certification and Livescan

• Applicants MUST attach a cover letter/letter of intro, a resume and 3 letters of reference including a letter from your previous supervisor and school principal to be considered for this position

Applications without the necessary documents will not be considered for this position. Please review your application and attach all required documents before submitting.

Tired of the same boring traditional methods of teaching? Is singing and dancing a part of your daily routine? Do you yearn for creative freedom? We are looking for creative individuals who will find new and innovative ways to bring content to life and motivate our students! This isn’t just an option, it’s a way of life at Gompers Preparatory Academy. If you are ready for the challenge, please apply. We want you!

We believe the adults who work with our students at GPA must be committed to the work, must connect to students, must be coachable, must be collaborative, must have strong character, and must demonstrate mastery of the content area. Working with students is a privilege and becoming part of the GPA family is an opportunity to truly “make a difference for children and our society.”

Before applying for this position, please visit our web site at www.gompersprep.org and read the articles below for more information on our school.

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http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/apr/18/tp-ucsd-offers-40k-scholarships/?page=1#article-copy

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2009/dec/09/cover-gompers-takes-bow/?print