Reading and/or Math Tutor

Turning Pages (Learning Differences Resource Group)
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
$20 an hour - Part-time

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  • $20 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

Location

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Full job description

JOB TITLE: Tutor

SUPERVISOR: Alison Woodbeck, Program Director

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Tutors work part-time with students either one on one or in small group settings providing reading, spelling, writing, and math instruction to students of all ages. Tutoring takes place in person at the Turning Pages office location, in schools, libraries, or remotely.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and implement individualized lessons
  • Write progress reports
  • Attend monthly in-services
  • Communicate with parents regularly

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors or master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Complete 46 hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham approach (training provided by Turning Pages)
  • Complete 2 hours of remote lesson planning and remote presentation (training provided by Turning Pages)

KEY COMPETENCIES

Language Skills - Must possess:

  • the ability to read, analyze, and interpret textbooks, technical procedures, and other written materials
  • the ability to communicate information both orally and in writing to students, administrators, parents, and co-workers

Computer Skills

  • familiarity with Google Chrome and Google Workspace is important, but training can be provided

Reasoning Abilities - Must possess:

  • the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations
  • the ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • the ability to use information to develop realistic long-term and short-term plans for individual students

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, staff, and parents through oral and written communication
  • Must be able to implement lessons based on objectives and the student's needs and abilities

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands 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 essential functions.

  • Employees are required to speak, stand, talk, walk, see, hear, and sit.
  • Vision abilities include close vision and distance vision
  • Employees will frequently be required to bend, reach above the head, and use fine motor skills

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Work setting:

  • In-person

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Tutoring: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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