High School Academic Assistant

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Last revised 4/2017
Revised 12/2020  

Norman Public Schools  

Indian Education Tutor Job Description  

Job Title: High School Tutor and Resource Advisor  

Credentials: Native American preferred. 

Education: All employees hired at a site supported with Title funds must: 

  • Have 60 hours of college credit, 

  • Have 2 years of post secondary education, or

  • Be a high school graduate and pass the OGET or ParaPro test.  

Training or experience required: Secretarial-related experience and strong computer  background. Experience working with Native American students preferred.  

Site: Indian Education  

Reports to: Coordinator of Indian Education, Indian Education Office  

Contract: 180  

Salary Schedule:  
FLSA Classification:

Essential Job Functions:  

  •  Effectively manage communications between Indian students, Indian parents, school  personnel and Indian Education staff especially as it relates to student attendance and other  counseling concerns.  
  •  Provide tutoring that will enable Indian students to meet daily academic needs.  Students may be tutored in the core curriculum areas with assignments provided by the  classroom teacher.  
  •  Meet with classroom teachers to identify and coordinate specific instructional outcomes that  will have the most impact on achievement.  
  •  Meet with classroom teachers at the end of each nine weeks to decide what student  progress has been observed, what new approaches would be helpful, whether student  should continue being tutored.  
  •  Work with school staff to arrange meeting room/area for tutoring students.  
  •  Monitor attendance reports, ineligibility reports, progress reports, report cards.  
  •  Provide information to students regarding high school graduation requirements,  college/scholarship recommendations, etc.  
  •  Provide orientation to new students regarding program services.  
  •  Organize and maintain various files, including confidential student files. Complete progress  report for each student.  
  •  Maintain confidentiality.  
  •  Serve as liaison for Native American students and parents.  
  •  Coordinate and collaborate with principal, assistant principal, counselors and teachers to  create awareness of Indian students’ academic needs.  
  •  Send for students as needed. For example, students failing core classes based on the weekly ineligibility reports, and students/parents who have specifically requested assistance.  
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.  

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

Successful performance of the job requires good customer service/people skills to resolve  problems and provide information as requested. It requires following safety guidelines and policies  to reduce accident or injury to self. It requires following school district dress standards, proper  attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns. Creativity, initiative and effective  problem solving are important to the success of the position. An incumbent should be comfortable  interacting with the general public and news media at all times in a confident and friendly manner.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an  employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of  this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The  employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally  required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or  move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities  required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth  perception and ability to adjust focus. 


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Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood , Norman, OK 73069

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4100 N FLOOD , NORMAN, OK 73069