AVID TUTORS

Now Hiring in Little Elm ISD

AVID Tutors work with our High School and Middle School students on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 5-6 hours each day.

Qualifications:

  • Be a role model of a motivated, organized, successful college student who believes that the AVID students will succeed, too.

  • Enrolled at college or university, or have completed a bachelor’s degree.

  • Represent balanced academic backgrounds, some liberal arts majors, others science or mathematics majors.

  • Work in a supportive manner with secondary students and will be able to understand the delicate position they will occupy; they are advocates of students, yet ultimately they are responsible to the teacher.

  • Willing to meet regularly to discuss student progress and to confer with the teacher about future tutorial plans.

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Conduct tutorial sessions that underscore the principle of collaborative learning and the practice of students teaching other students through discussion of class and text notes.

  • Determine from student tutorial worksheets, notes, and discussions the concepts that need to be the focus of tutorial sessions.

  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming, clustering, read arounds, revision, and editing.

  • Allow students to shoulder the responsibility for their own active learning while guiding them with strategies that they will become accustomed to using independently.

  • Reinforce the idea that learning extends far beyond mere studying to form the basis for long term accomplishments.

  • Assist students in any subject area, by being familiar with students’ textbooks and materials and AVID classroom resources.

  • Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class and textbook notes, and learning logs. Assist in teaching study skills and other aspects of college preparation.

  • Take responsibility for the tone and atmosphere of the AVID classroom.

  • Acknowledge the individuality of all AVID students and work to develop their academic and personal pride. Assist the AVID coordinator as requested, such as contacting teachers regarding course outlines and assignment schedules, helping with field trips, contacting parents, etc.

  • Assist in developing a resource file of enrichment materials for use in tutorial sessions. Communicate regularly with the AVID coordinator/teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern.

  • Set an example of personal excellence and high expectations for AVID students to follow.

Tutoring starts the first week in OCTOBER!