The Talent Search program is a partnership between NSCC and Lynn Public Schools (LPS). The program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their postsecondary education.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Tutors for the Talent Search Program work with LPS HS students to conduct assessments of academic need and provide academic assistance in the designated subject area (Math, English, or Science). Tutors assist students in developing a systematic approach to studying that will serve them throughout their college careers. In addition to one-on-one tutoring, the TS Tutors will also provide small-group sessions for MCAS, SAT/ACT, and ACCUPLACER prep.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide academic assistance in the designated subject area, as well as develop and maintain appropriate tutoring materials
Offer small group sessions on MCAS, SAT, ACT, and ACCUPLACER prep, one-on-one assistance on college essays development and test-taking skills
Assist students in developing a systematic approach to studying that will serve them throughout their college career
Track and submit weekly reports indicating students served, time spent, specific subject taught, and student progress
Maintain ongoing communication with and between students and TS Advisors regarding report student progress and need for services; meet on a weekly basis with the TS team
Adapt program services and activities to reach and serve students through remotely as needed.
Keep a detailed and accurate account of time and effort using Google Calendar.
Perform other duties as assigned consistent with the position of a professional tutor.
SALARY:$30.03 per hour, non-benefited, grant funded position. Up to 15 hours/ week.
STARTING DATE: 9/7/2021
Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references before the interview takes place.
A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's preferred, and appropriate experience and/or credentials in the field of study:
Math - Pre-Algebra through Calculus
Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong computing skills including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
Familiarity with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and MCAS 2.0, along with content and strategies for SAT/ACT, and ACCUPLACER Prep
Demonstrated knowledge of learning styles and learning needs and various methods for addressing these dimensions of student learning
Demonstrated sensitivity towards and passion and commitment to working with students and staff of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, different levels of academic preparation, or/and varying physical and learning abilities
Familiarity with federal TRIO programs preferred and able to work independently and as a team member
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).