GEAR Up Tutor

Job | Posted 6 days ago
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Position Areas
Instructional Support


Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Stan Drasutis, Hunter High Gear Up Coordinator, at (385)-646-5360 or email

Hours per week: Please contact Mr. Drasutis on specifics.

Work with students on Math.

Job Title  GEAR Up Tutor
Department  College & Career Readiness
Supervisor  Principal
Salary Schedule  Classified Hourly
Lane Placement  ff
Contract Length  Hourly
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  June 2020

Job Summary
 GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federally funded program designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college. GEAR UP partners with the AVID program which is within all our GEAR UP schools. AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) is a system that targets potential college students who need support. AVID prepares students by teaching them college readiness skills. Students are enrolled in advanced courses and given academic support through tutors. Attendance and physical presence are required and is an essential function of this position.
 Essential Functions

  • Tutors must attend training classes and will utilize the AVID learning strategies while tutoring during the school year
  • Work with small groups of middle school and/or high school students
  • Determine from student notes and discussions, the concepts that need to be taught or reviewed
  • Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class & textbook notes, etc.
  • Become familiar with the materials in the AVID Curriculum Libraries
  • Become familiar with the textbooks and materials used by AVID students
  • Conduct tutorial sessions in the AVID Elective classroom.
  • Conduct mini lessons in the process of writing in all subject areas, study skills, and other aspects of college preparations
  • Set an example of personal excellence and high expectations for AVID students to follow
  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming, clustering, revision, and editing TRF’s
  • Communicate frequently and debrief with the AVID coordinator/teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern
  • Attend AVID Training regularly throughout the school year.
  • Tutors will be trained in the Socratic tutorial method and will receive ongoing feedback and assistance with implementing AVID resources
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 
Required Knowledge and Skills
Basic reading, writing and math skills.
Ability to interact positively with students.
Ability to assist students in a variety of situations that may arise.
Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.
Current college student/graduate or experience in college.
Required Prior Experience

Interactions with Others
Positive interaction of students, teachers, support personnel and administrators.
Supervisory Responsibility
Supervision of students being supported.
Working Environment
Work setting is mainly in the classroom setting.  May be asked to work inside and outside the building to accomplish assigned tasks. Working conditions can be in hot and cold weather. May experience stress from disruptive students and/or groups of students.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time 
    Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

Posted By

Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338