Pool - Temporary Academic Tutors

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

University of Kansas Kansas City, KS

Kansas City, KS
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Position Overview
The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs or GEAR UP program is seeking Academic Tutors to work with 11th and 12th grade students at J.C. Harmon and Washington High Schools in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Tutors will work with students in core academic areas during class time and afterschool. Work is temporary and the position is not eligible for benefits. The successful applicant will have the ability to work with minimum supervision and must have a strong background in one or more of the following: Mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry), Science (Biology and Chemistry), and English Language Arts.

Job Description
90% Tutoring, providing academic and homework assistance to students.

5% Attend training on The Strategic Tutoring Strategy and KCKPS volunteer training.

5% Preparing Academic Progress Reports.

Required Qualifications

* Currently attending college or have an Associate s or Bachelor s degree in Education or related fields.

* Exemplary written and oral communication skills as evidenced by the application materials and interview.

Preferred Qualifications

* Teacher Certification

* Teach in KCKPS at Target Schools

* College Access Experience

* STEM Background

* Tutoring Experience

* Fluent in Spanish

Additional Candidate Instruction
Please submit a resume or CV, cover letter, name and contact information for 3 professional references in addition to the online application.

In your cover letter please indicate any tutoring experience you have had and in what content area.

Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2016 and will continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants.

Contact Information to Applicants
Lisa Henderson

Advertised Salary Range
Begins at $15.00 / hour

Application Review Begins

Anticipated Start Date

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.