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LaAmistad

Teen Center Tutor

– Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

LaAmistad Teen Center Tutor is responsible for supporting the middle and high school after-school program at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Teen Center Tutors are primarily responsible for instructing students in an after-school, classroom setting.

Responsibilities

Assist middle and high school students with literature, grammar, math, Latin, science and social studies. Support  them with developing interpersonal skills to help them improve their overall academic performance.  This will largely include assisting students with completing assigned homework. 

Manage the classroom in a positive manner. Follow all LaAmistad procedures and enforce the student's expectations. Keep the students on task and discipline if needed.

Follow all policies and best practices in accordance with the Site Director Handbook. 

Work with leadership staff to plan educational activities that are consistent with the mission of the program. Evaluate the needs and interests of the students, and adjust if necessary.

Effectively retain students through enthusiasm, teaching skill and patience.

Manage evaluation and assessment procedures specified by leadership staff.

Track the progress of individual students weekly and provide regular reports to LaAmistad.

Ensure safety and security for the students enrolled.

Qualifications

Currently enrolled in college with experience tutoring and mentoring teens

Able to obtain First Aid/CPR training within one year

Mandated reporter training required

Ability to command respect and cooperation in an middle or high school classroom

Confidence to run a classroom alone

Ability to build relationships with families and staff and create a dynamic environment for students to learn and thrive

Desired Skills and Attributes 

B.S. degree in education or related field 

Minimum of two years working with students, ages 11-18 in an afterschool or school setting

Fluency in Spanish a plus

Accountability 

The Teen Center Tutor is hired by Executive Director and reports directly to the Executive Director who is responsible for his or her performance evaluations. 

 Compensation

The specific amount is based on qualifications. This position works part-time through the months of September through May with a range of 10 to 16 hours per week, 4 afternoons per week Mondays - Thursdays. This position also may require occasional night and weekends.

 

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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