Assists students with writing tasks across all discipline areas, including helping students understand steps of the writing process, identifying aspects of their written composition that need development or improvement, and coaching students in how to write more effectively.Â
Guides seniors through a reflective, process-oriented approach to college essay writing, and maintains effective communication with college counselors.
Manages the Centerâ™s sign up, writes brief reports to the studentsâ™ teachers outlining the outcomes of the tutoring session, and maintains effective communication with high school faculty about the expectations for written assignments.
Assists teachers with aspects of the academic program. Instructs and provides counseling to students.
Participates in staff meetings, individual planning meetings, and parent-student staffings.
Performs other related work as needed.Â
Â Education: Â Â
Bachelor's degree in english or a related field such as comparative literature, humanities.
Teaching or tutoring high school students.Â
Developing writing curriculum or demonstrated interest in writing pedagogy.
Background working with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language and nationality.Â Â
Preferred CompetenciesÂ Â
Strong knowledge of effective writing.
Proficient in instructional methodologies.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Manage stressful situations.
Working Conditions Â
Carry or lift loads of up to 25 lbs.
Sit for up to 2 hours.
Use computers extensively for 2 hours to 4 hours.
Stand for up to 2 hours.
Use Standard Office Equipment.
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