Algebra Readiness Tutor

Job | Posted 21 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Position Type:  Algebra Readiness Tutor (29 Hours Per Week)

Salary:    $26.40 per hour

Position Purpose

Under the general supervision of the building administration and Mathematics Supervisor, to support and evaluate the District's educational programs in Mathematics, to serve as a resource and tutor, and to improve students' success in Mathematics.  

Essential Job Functions

-  Provides support to ensure comprehensive and sequential intervention for curriculum and instruction in Mathematics.
 -  Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and assists teachers in modifying instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs to reach standards and goals.
 -  Organizes and implements engaging Mathematics activities, including preparation of materials and supplies.  
 -  Documents student progress/activities/outcomes, implement prepared lesson plans; assesses and provide feedback to administration and teaching staff  regarding student progress and achievement and the effectiveness of District Mathematics curriculum resources.
 -  Maintains familiarity with district and Virginia State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
 -  Provides for continuing improvement of instruction through professional development, cooperation with building administrators, teacher observations and classroom visits.
 -  Supports the introduction and utilization of innovative teaching materials and techniques in line with best educational practices.
 -  Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, and reporting for related student activities and achievement as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
 -  Keeps current of developments in Mathematics and provides assistance and instructional material as appropriate.
-  Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Additional Duties
   -  Assumes other responsibilities as specified by the Mathematics Supervisor and the building principal.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  -  Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
 -  Knowledge of data information systems and data analysis.
 -  Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
 -  Knowledge of a wide range of basic mathematics, pre-algebra and skills related to Algebra I Standards of Learning.
 -  Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
 -  Ability to prepare oral or written communications related to student support and progress.
 -  Ability to organize and coordinate work.
 -  Ability to communicate effectively with students.
 -  Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
 -  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.



-  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

-  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.

-  Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

-  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.

-  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.

-  Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.

-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.

-  Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.

-  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

-  Works in standard office and school building environments.

-  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

Travel Requirements
   -  Travels to all school district buildings.
 Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
   -  Works in standard office and school building environments.


   -  Mathematics coursework through Advanced Mathematics.
   -  Successful teaching or tutoring experience in Mathematics.
 -  Demonstrated knowledge of the needs of all students and the community in mathematics.


FLSA Status:             Non-exempt




Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

King`s Fork Middle School

350 Kings Fork Road , Suffolk, VA 23434