About the Role
A Homework Tutor serves as a positive role model and peer support for kindergarten, elementary, middle school and/or high school students. Homework Tutors may work as multi-subject or single-subject tutors in general group or small group settings or one-on-one. Specific subject support for elementary, middle and high school students may include mathematics, language arts, science and others.
Provide general homework assistance and more intensive single/multi-subject tutoring as needed
Work one on one with participants as needed
Help participants to understand the activity
Model how to do the activity
Support participants during transition periods from one activity to the next
Monitor participants during free time activities
Promote and stimulate program participation
Assist youth with goal setting and skills development
Create an engaging environment that fosters a sense of belonging for young people
Ensure student safety by assisting in set up, break down, and ongoing maintenance in an effort to keep the study or community site clean and orderly
Identify student needs and communicate to Site Director and/or Lead tutor as appropriate
Establish and maintain rapport with the participants, instructors, and parents
High school diploma with some college credit required
Strong math and english skills
Demonstrates a high degree of initiative, self-direction, and creativity.
Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
Maintains excellent working relationships with staff, volunteers and public.
Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds.
Candidate must be legally able to work in the united states
Experience working with school age children
Experience working as a tutor
Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds
Must be able to commit to Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00pm-7:00pm for a minimum 3 month commitment
On-Site work location required
Submit a resume and supporting documents
Complete an online application
Submit to and pass a background check(no cost)
Submit Health Certificate with Negative TB Test (from a physician)
Attend a 1.5 hour orientation
This is a volunteer position
About the Company
B.O.O.K (Building Our Own Kids) Academy is a community service provided through the Maranatha Outreach Center in San Jose, Ca. B.O.O.K provides a positive, safe, and quiet atmosphere for students in grades K—12 to excel in their academic studies. Four levels of services are offered through the program: homework assistance, tutoring, skill-building activities, and access to computers. A mental wellness component is also available.