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STEM Tutor

1811-D South 7th Street, San Jose, California, USA

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About the Role

The STEM Instructor serves as a champion of introducing students to the world of STEM. They learn projects and guide the students thru to completion. Projects vary from robotics, Legos, various STEM kits and digital arts. Should be able to command the attention of K-8th graders and provide clear instructions while ensuring each student is comprehending assignment.



STEM Tutors not only teach STEM projects, they can also be called on to teach academic skills, as well as serve as mentors and coaches, encouraging and guiding students throughout the school year.


  • Tutor students in small groups (1-5 students maximum)

  • Learn and tailor curriculum in STEM as needed

  • Track and analyze student progress.

  • Perform/Lead team-based activities using STEM kits at the center

  • Keep detailed records of tutoring sessions using Student Progress Records and/or relevant forms.

  • Work closely with the Center Program Director to meet students’ academic goals

  • Tutor recommends additional lessons to meet student needs.

  • Performs administrative and team-based activities as needed.

  • Will also tutor other subjects as needed.


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred

High school diploma with some related college credits required

Strong technical and math skills required

Demonstrates a high degree of initiative, self-direction, and creativity.

Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.

Exhibits professionalism.

Maintains excellent working relationships with staff, volunteers and public.

Must be able to commit to working the full extent of the program (Tuesdays and Thursddays 5:00pm-700pm Oct-May)

Being punctual is extremely important

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

Ideal Candidate

College student, retired teacher or other retired professional

Anyone with the time and skillset who wants to make a positive impact on a young persons life

Experience working with school age children

Teaching / tutoring experience

Time Commitment:

Commit to 2.5 hours a day twice a week for the full academic year

Must be able to commit to Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30pm-7:00pm (Oct-May)

On-Site work location required

Additional Details

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

Complete a W9


$25-$35 per hour depending on experience.

About the Company

B.O.O.K (Building Our Own Kids) Academy is a free 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.

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