Tutor - Road to Success - Bronx Full Time

  • Brooklyn, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

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Social workers TUTOR04564 Full-Time 180 Livingston Street, 30 Brooklyn, NY, USA Description Position Description: The New York Foundling's Educational Services Department currently provides academic support and mentorship to foster youth through a long-term tutoring program for 7th to 11th graders, Road to Success. Responsibilities will include: 1. Tutoring: The tutor will conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions with approximately 15 students per week. These sessions will primarily be held in the foster homes. The tutor will work with students across all subject areas, including History, Math, Science, and English, and will develop a long-term mentoring relationship with the student. He/she will be expected to create a calm and accepting environment, and tailor the sessions to each student's knowledge and needs. 2. Evaluating Tutoring Sessions: The tutor will submit feedback after each meeting with a student, and will engage in group discussions around identifying and troubleshooting specific student issues and developing new general methods for engaging students and teaching various types of content. 3. Curriculum Development: The tutor will spend in-office time developing teaching materials such as worksheets with practice problems, study guides and outlines of course materials, and methods for explaining important concepts. This is a full-time position that requires a commitment of 35 hours/week. Education and Requirements: Bachelor's degree. Compassionate and patient, and sensitive to the needs of our target population. Proficient in or able to quickly learn a wide range of academic subjects at the college level. Able to develop and tailor lessons that fit the particular strengths of each student. Capable of working in a group setting, and of giving and receiving critical feedback. Detail oriented, responsible, and punctual. Previous tutoring or teaching experience preferred. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications with Cover Letters will be given preference. Qualifications Education Required Bachelor's Level Degree or better Experience PreferredTutoring/Teaching experience Posted: August 21, 2019
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