BEACON 1st-6th grade Tutor (#730366)
Tutors for the BEACON Afterschool Program at Helen M Knight Elementary will work with students in small groups to provide academic assistance. Tutors will work under the supervision of the HMK Site & Elementary Programs Coordinator and with school day teachers to effectively deliver tutoring services to those in need. Each tutor works with a small group of students in a designated grade level during each day of tutoring, Monday-Thursday 2:30-5:30. This is part time position that follows the school year calendar and is dependent on grant funding. Starting wage of $13/hour. Start date is August 22, 2018.
Core Job Responsibilities
• Tutor students Monday-Thursday in groups of 3-5. • Manage groups oftutees to make efficient use oftime. • Prepare lesson plans to meet the needs of students and incorporate Utah Core Curriculum. • Communicate weekly with tutees' teachers and families regarding student work and progress via in person conversation and written notes/updates. • Communicate regularly with Elementary Programs Coordinator and Site Coordinator to discuss program and tutee progress. • Attend regularly scheduled academic and site specific staff meetings. • Keep updated on students' grades, homework, and classroom concepts and expectations. • Collect exemplary student work for display.
• Complete District required incident reports in the event of injury or severe behavior issues and discuss these issues with parents. • Complete student of the month nominations. • Maintain organized tutoring space and help keep BEACON room organized. • Required attendance at Lights On, End of the Year Picnic, and 1 additional BEACON event/fundraiser per year. • Complete supply requests. • Assist with sign in and snack distribution at start of program. • Help with end of day tasks such as watching students on the playground, cleaning up cafeteria, and sign out. • Complete Food Handler's certification, CPR & First Aid certification, and Care About Child Care Pre-Service Training upon hiring. • Complete 20 hours of Professional Development training over the course of the school year (calendar of opportunities provided by BEACON Afterschool Program). Participation in BEACON wide orientation and all pre programming training is required.
Desired Skills and Qualifications
• Strong organization, communication, and problem solving skills. • Strength and experience in working as a team. • Ability to balance varied job responsibilities and working with multiple students. • Dependable and flexible • A desire to help students succeed and a dedication to after school programming. • Experience working with elementary-aged students in an educational setting preferred. • Excellence in time management skills. • Commitment to entire school year . • Ability to plan appropriate lessons for students that focus on particular academic areas. • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's Degree or some college education preferred . • Experience working in a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse community preferred. • Must pass a BCI background chec k.
• Send resume and a brief cover letter about your experience by email to Xandra Odland, Elementary Programs Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org AND Melissa McKimmey, HMK Site Coordinator mckimmeym@grandsch ools.org. • Submit questions regarding this position by email to Xandra Odland- email@example.com • Submit hard copy application materials noting which BEACON position you are applying for to the District Off ice. You must also email your materials to the above email address contacts.