Jan 13, 2024

Tutoring Support Specialist

  • TrulyHired
  • Fredericksburg, TX 78624, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Job Title: Tutoring Support Specialist

Location: School-Based

Pay Grade: Unified Scale Grade U150

Work Calendar: Service 189 Days

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

GENERAL PURPOSE

Stafford's "All-In" Tutoring Plan prioritizes student academic needs in grades 6-8 to include those who were unsuccessful at mastering content as demonstrated by their performance on previous state Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments and those who are identified as "at risk" by their teachers or through performance on various screeners and assessments.

Under the supervision of the school principal, Tutoring Support Personnel will provide tutoring services to students identified by the school administration to mitigate learning loss and accelerate students to on-grade-level instruction.

MAIN JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination and Provision of Tutoring Services
  • Assists students in grades 6 through 8 in developing reading skills and academic content through before/during/after school tutoring, primarily in English language arts and/or mathematics, as directed by school administration
  • Conduct targeted small-group or one-on-one tutoring sessions with students using provided materials and structures aligned with division expectations.
  • Provide sustained tutoring support to students and teachers, document student's bi-weekly progress scores using an online system, provide information regarding student progress and academic achievement to classroom teachers. and Assess, with a high level of accuracy, the student's continued progress through progress monitoring and observations
  • Collaborate with staff members, including teachers, instructional specialists, and coaches, to develop and implement individualized tutoring plans for each student
  • Review student instructional data to inform tutoring goals and objectives for each student and to inform programmatic offerings to address identified needs
  • Collaborate with staff members to identify current grade-level content that will be included in tutoring plans
  • Schedule tutoring sessions
  • Maintain curriculum materials and supplies
Support and demonstrate core values of Stafford Schools
  • Engage in ongoing professional development relevant to the position.
  • Respond promptly and thoroughly to written and oral requests for information.
  • Maintain a clean, neat appearance appropriate to the position.
  • Maintain a record of appropriate attendance and punctuality.
  • Serve as a role model for students, colleagues, and the general public.
  • Work in close harmony with colleagues, supervisors, and co-workers.
  • Comply with all District and School policies and regulations, including but not limited to guidelines for confidentiality.
  • Perform other related duties as required/assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree (or enrollment in a bachelor's program) preferred
  • Professional Teaching license issued by the Virginia Board of Education, or eligibility for same, or enrollment in a program leading to such license, preferred
  • Knowledge of middle school academic general content and learning expectations in English Language Arts and mathematics.
  • Experience building relationships and working with adolescents
Education
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Virginia teaching endorsement preferred but not required
  • Interest in education, pursuing a degree in education preferred, but not required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge
    • Knowledge of basic English grammar and mathematics
    • Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email.
    • Knowledge of basic technology and Google suite
    • Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and your responsibilities as outlined
  • Skills
    • Use a computer to gain access to student data
    • Analyze data and determine next steps based on information
    • Input data
  • Abilities
    • Moderate to strong small group management skills:
    • Able to motivate students,
    • Encourage expected behavior through redirection and positive reinforcement.
    • Work cooperatively in a team environment to meet shared goals
    • Work with diverse personalities
    • Organize and perform work independently
    • Meet deadlines for all work, even when working on multiple projects
    • Show sustained effort and enthusiasm in the quality and quantity of work
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Work environment is at the assigned school location with limited exposure to dangerous chemicals or air quality elements and is light duty requiring occasional exertion of up to twenty (20) pounds of force to move or lift objects.
  • The following physical and mental abilities are representative of those expected to complete the essential functions of the job: standing for prolonged periods; sitting for prolonged periods; moving the hands, wrists, or fingers repetitively; or walking up and down stairs; holding objects by hand; communicating via spoken language; communicating via written language; perceiving sounds; making decisions using logic and rational thinking.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations shall be made, as required by law, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties, just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

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