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Learning Assistant (Tutor) - Math

Portsmouth, VA
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Learning Assistant (Tutor) - Math

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Position Information

Position Type Wage/Hourly
Role Title Education Support Asst
Position Working Title Learning Assistant (Tutor) - Math
Pay Band 01
Position Number W5781
Full or Part Time Part Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Portsmouth
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Description Information

Job Posting Number PT00480
Job Description Summary

Learning Assistants assist in academic achievement by meeting with students to clarify learning objectives and work on study skills. Learning assistants serve as a supplement to classroom or online teaching. Learning assistants assist deans, faculty, and Learning Assistant Services Manager in supporting student success initiatives of Tidewater Community College.


• Meet with students on a one-to-one, small-group, drop-in, or online tutoring format(s) to provide learning assistance.
• Learning assistants also partner with instructors to offer outreach-learning opportunities in the classroom and team up to offer course relevant workshops.
• Tutor students enrolled at TCC in various academic subjects.
• Tutor students in basic computer literacy to include email account set-up, create a word document, saving a document and navigating Blackboard.
• Learning assistants must maintain familiarity with campus resources available to students.
• Maintain a resourceful supply of course relevant handouts in learning assistant centers, if necessary.
• Attend mandatory tutor-training sessions as required by the Campus Coordinator.
• Offer assistance with developing study strategies (textbooks, handbooks, online resources, etc.) to students requesting tutoring services.
• Demonstrate experience expressing patience, encouragement, and empathy to students having difficulty.
• Assist with additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Working knowledge of course content and transferrable academic learning tool applications. Effective oral, written and technical communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with students what Learning Assistants provide as educational support assistants. Previously earned a “B” or higher in all relevant, specialized courses. Contextualize transferrable, academic study and learning strategies into collaborative learning sessions. Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with FERPA. Ability to work as a team member. Demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills. Experience in working with people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds. Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working in a Learning Assistant/Tutoring position. Earned at least 15 college credits with Overall GPA of at least a 3.0 in Math courses. An associate’s degree or higher in Math. Recommendations from faculty.

Work Schedule

Average of 12 hours per week which will be scheduled between the hours of 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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 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 06/07/2018
Close Date 06/29/2018
Open Until Filled No
Hiring Range $10.00 per hour, part-time
Salary Information
Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.
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
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 3

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