The teacher will provide individual or in some cases small group instruction to students in an after-school tutoring program at Presbyterian Children’s Home’s and Services campuses.
The tutor will assist with homework, study skills strategies, and/ or remedial instruction and keep these the primary activities of tutoring.
The tutor will meet regularly and keep a specific time commitment with the learner.
The tutor will make use of materials provided and contact their supervisor for any additional materials needed.
The tutor will help plan the course of study with their supervisor or designee.
The tutor will communicate regularly with the supervisor or designee regarding the student’s progress.
The instruction provided by the tutor will be student centered and participatory.
The tutor will complete any requested paper work promptly.
The tutor will have high expectations and standards for the learner.
The tutor will provide frequent praise and positive reinforcement to show appreciation for the learners’ efforts and achievement.
The tutor will attend training sessions or workshops provided by the Director of Student Education when requested.
The tutor will respect the PCHAS expectations regarding confidentiality.
The tutor assumes the role of tutor/facilitator rather than counselor.
If the student requests help beyond the tutor’s training or skills, the tutor will consult the supervisor or designee.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Two years of post-secondary education. Experience working with children.
Prefer Certification in teaching field.
Knowledge and Skills
Must be computer literate and familiar with spreadsheet and word processing software. Must also be able to use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax, and calculator. Must have strong interpersonal skills to work with staff throughout agency. Knowledge of reading, writing skills, mathematics, and science. Ability to share knowledge with children and show patience.
Works in a learning center setting and/or within a residence for children in placement with close contact with children. Uses office equipment including computers. May sit for extended periods of time. Work schedule may include time in the evenings.
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services is a faith-based Christian organization. We provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need. We strive to serve like Jesus. We meet our clients where they are and treat them with respect. We focus on our clients’ strengths rather than their problems. And we encourage our clients to focus on their future rather than their past. When we do this well, we help our clients find hope and know the love of God.