Urban League Project Ready Academic Tutor

Posting ID : A1068518636
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

Job Title: Project Ready Academic Tutor (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies)
Position: Part Time (4-8 hours/week)
Tutoring Hours: 4-6 pm, Mondays and Tuesdays, 2-4 pm Wednesdays
Location: Lake Area New Tech Early College High School, 6026 Paris Avenue, New Orleans, LA

About Urban League Project Ready
Project Ready integrates academic support along with life skills development and college awareness. The program focuses upon three core components: 1) Academic Development, 2) Social Development and 3) College Culture and Awareness. Ultimately, Project Ready is meant to increase college access for students from under-resourced communities and also increase the college-going rates of students from these communities. Research based activities such as academic tutoring, math camps, math experiential learning activities, college tours, STEM Behind the Business tours, leadership development, and career and college enrollment and eligibility classes will be offered to students. To increase the number of youth pursuing STEM majors and STEM occupations, Project Ready will focus intently on insuring that students are exposed to a wide range of STEM careers, particularly those available in our region.
?Bachelor's Degree or enrolled as a junior or higher of undergraduate degree
?Previous tutoring experience
?Specialized in one or more core high school subject areas (Dual subject strengths preferred)
?Familiarity with effective study skills strategies highly desirable
?Experience working with and an understanding of issues related to racial, ethnic, class, and gender equity in education for students at the secondary and post-secondary levels
?Clear criminal record check and TB test


?Tutor for a minimum of two days per week, preferably the same day each week.
?Abide by Urban League Project Ready's Staff Expectations.
?Attend the tutor orientation session prior to the start of the Fall semester.
?Attend scheduled tutor meetings.
?Conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions where needed.
?Participate in at least one evaluation per semester.
?Assist in creating a safe and conducive environment for students to learn and study.
?Refer issues related to students' academic, personal and/or behavioral performance to the appropriate staff member.
?Monitor assigned students in areas of productivity and attendance. Report concerns to the appropriate staff member.
?Assist workshop instructors, when necessary.
?Submit fingerprints and TB test results prior to starting the position.

To Apply
Please contact Ivory M. Jones, Project Ready Academic Program Coordinator

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