|Job Title||After School Tutor|
|Posting Date||January 17th, 2013|
South Bay Community Services - Promise Neighborhood
The After School Tutor is responsible for providing academic support services to elementary, middle, high school age youth, and community members, in their respective after school programs in the Castle Park area. Tutors will be responsible in keeping with Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood’s theory of change, program culture, mission, goals, objectives, and style, within a collective framework, representative of the community we serve. Tutor will provide academic support and guidance to children and youth on a variety of topics including life skills such as positive decision making, self esteem building, etc. Tutor primary focus of responsibility will be to provide individual/group tutoring utilizing the Granger Turnaround Model, youth activities, and/or supervising youth at various locations such as schools and/or alternative sites.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Assist in the development of programs that coincide with the goals and objectives of Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood for all students residing in the catchment area;Should be extremely organized, responsible and posses sincere desire to work with children and youth in education;Provide and/or assist with individual/group academic support and is able to articulate the learning targets for each class, group of children and individual students who may have a personalized academic schedule based on needs;Should be passionate about working and advocating in an underserved, primarily Latina/o population where only a “whatever it takes” mentality and drive will endure;Facilitate and/or co-facilitate outreach presentations to youth, parents, guardians and community members;Facilitate and/or co-facilitate life skills presentations, youth activities, and any other relevant youth program activities;Maintain program documentation as required by CVPN and its funding sources;Participate in all required orientations, trainings, staff meetings and monthly collaborative meetings;Adhere to all CVPN personnel policies and procedures; andPerform other duties as assigned and required by the respective Program Coordinator/Director.
High school students should be either juniors or seniors with reliable access to transportation. Work permits are required before solicitation of employment in addition to a copy of the student’s report card demonstrating a grade of A or better in core subjects with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applicants under the age of 18 are also required to have parental consent of employment. One letter of recommendation is required of applicants from their school counselor ensuring good match and outlining that applicant has no unexcused absences from school. Possess the ability to work with a diverse cultural population. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, sexual orientation or any other protected class.