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Peer Tutor – Math, Science, English for Open Door Project

Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, VA
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Peer Tutor – Math, Science, English for Open Door Project

Peer Tutor – Math, Science, English for Open Door Project

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Position Information

Position Type Wage/Hourly
Role Title Education Support Asst
Position Working Title Peer Tutor – Math, Science, English for Open Door Project
Pay Band 01
Position Number W0380
Full or Part Time Part Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Norfolk
Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Description Information

Job Posting Number PT00353
Job Description Summary

Provide individual and small group tutoring for Open Door Project students in the specified discipline for which hired and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning.
The Open Door Project is a federally funded Student Support Services/TRiO program, providing academic support to disadvantaged college students.


Tutor students in specified discipline and encourage students to develop a systemic approach to studying that will serve them in many courses. Participate in professional development offerings. Meet with Academic Skills Advisor to plan appropriate academic support for students. Refer students to appropriate campus resources as needed. Keep and maintain regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions using the appropriate forms. Reach out to students in the program and encourage them to come in for academic support. Perform other duties consistent with the position of Peer Tutor.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in the subject area assigned to tutor with at least a “B” or better average in content area. Peer Tutor must have at least sophomore standing, be knowledgeable of content area, and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work with a diverse student population. Ability to adjust tutoring methods as needed to meet various learning styles. Ability to work well with staff and students. Ability to integrate effective study and learning strategies to maximize the student’s potential for academic progress. Math tutors must at least be proficient in math from developmental through college algebra. Science tutors must be proficient in at least one or more of the following biological, earth and/or chemical sciences. Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications

As delineated in the Required Qualifications.

Work Schedule

10 to 29 hours per week to be scheduled Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Hours vary due to student and class scheduling throughout the year. Some weekend and evening hours may be required.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications by and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

E-Verify Statement

After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Tidewater Community College uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Open Date 08/08/2017
Close Date 08/23/2017
Open Until Filled No
Hiring Range This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment. This position is contingent upon availability of funding.
Salary Information

Tutors without an Associate Degree in the field will be paid $8.00 per hour.

Tutors with an Associate Degree in the tutoring field will be paid $8.75 per hour.

Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment. This position is contingent upon availability of funding.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2

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