Metro & Oxbow GED Tutor
Please note that this posting closes at 3:00 pm on the date listed above.
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Dave Vande Veegaete, Granite Peaks Adult Education Director, at (385)-646-4325 or email email@example.com
This individual gaining this position will work for Granite Peaks out of our Salt Lake County Oxbow Jail locaiton (3148 South 1100 West, West Valley City). 2 positions are available. The hours of work are from 9:00 am to 11:00 am Monday through Thursday, or 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday. The hours can be combined if this individual is available to work from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday for 20 hours a week.
Hours per week: Up to 20
|Department||Granite Peaks Adult Education|
|Contract Length||Hourly Only|
|Last Review Date||November 2021|
The Adult Education Office Assistant/ Jail Tutor is a versatile position supporting Adult Education programs within the Salt Lake County Oxbow and Metro Jails.
Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
- Manage student data in Utopia, MyGED
- Create and complete registration materials
- Input student information and use database to create rolls, reports, and schedule classes
- Request student transcripts and keep accurate student files
- Work with the site coordinator to schedule rooms, print rolls, and register students
- Answer phones and assist students and teachers
- Make appointments for coordinator and counselor
- Administer Placement and Post Tests to students as needed
- Assist in the development of social skills with each student, connect them to school services that can assist them socially
- Work with teacher to ensure the success of the students’ education plan
- Create a trusting relationship with each student, seeking to understand their strengths and challenges through on-going tutoring sessions
- Identify obstacles to student progress and connect students with resources
- Advocate for the students with teachers to ensure their special circumstances are being addressed
- Other duties as assigned*
Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Some college experience preferred
Required Prior Experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
- Ability to accurately type 35 wpm
- Proficient in spelling, punctuation and grammar
- Professional attitude and appearance
- Strong English and Math Skills (Algebra and Geometry)
- Strong communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft operating programs
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and distractions while maintaining confidentiality
- Adept at learning new computer programs
- Ability to tutor students at a 12-grade high school level in Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Language Arts.
Make decisions within guidelines. Handles routine daily problems. Refers difficult questions to a higher authority
Interactions with Others
Positive interaction of student inmates, teachers, support personnel, administrators, and correction officers.
Working closely with inmates inside of Oxbow and Metro Jail. May be exposed to illness.
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/sit for long periods of time.
- Must be able to lift and or move up to 20 lbs.
Note: The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance