Academic Tutors - 13058BR

Academic Tutors

Department: 
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division: 
Kansas City, Kansas
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The GEAR UP Program (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is seeking Academic Tutors to work with students in the graduating classes of 2023 and 2024 in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (currently in 7th and 8th grades). Tutors will work with students in core academic areas during class time and after school, based on the availability of the tutor and the needs of the school. Work is temporary and the position is not eligible for benefits. The successful applicant will have the ability to work with minimum supervision and must have a strong background in one or more of the following: Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry), Science (Biology, Chemistry), and/or English Language Arts. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to the target population and the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

Job Description

90% - Tutoring, providing academic and homework assistance to students as assigned.
5% - Attend training as required by the University of Kansas and KCKPS.
5% - Prepare academic tutoring reports and other documentation as required.

Required Qualifications

  1. Proof of at least 60 credit hours from post-secondary institution OR Associate's or Bachelor's degree
  2. Exemplary written and oral communication skills as evidenced by application materials and interview.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Teacher Certification
  2. Experience teaching in KCKPS
  3. Background in STEM
  4. Tutoring Experience
  5. Fluent in Spanish

Additional Candidate Instructions

Work schedule varies based on availability and need of schools, Monday-Friday.

A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Application review begins October 29, 2018, and continues as needed until positions are filled.

Advertised Salary Range

$20.00 per hour

Application Review Begins

29-Oct-2018

Anticipated Start Date

12-Nov-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
13058BR
Department:
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division:
Kansas City, Kansas
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
29-Oct-2018
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