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WILSON SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 AVID Tutor in Phoenix, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: The Wilson School District is seeking a motivated AVID Tutor for the 2020-2021 school year to provide services to our 4-8 Elementary School students. Salary is $12.15 per hour. The selected candidate will work a 10-month school year schedule. Candidates that meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply.About AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an educational program for primary to high school students that supports student preparation for college through an academic elective course that teaches necessary learning skills, reinforces the academic core, and encourages rigorous student course taking. Goals: AVID tutors will guide students toward academic and personal excellence that will reach far beyond their secondary school years. AVID tutors will be active participants in the learning, growth, and personal development of students with the goal of preparing students to successfully attend college. General Duties: AVID tutors will support middle school students enrolled in the AVID elective course by providing direct instructional support to students with the assistance of an AVID elective course teacher. In addition, they will serve as role models to students. AVID tutors are critically essential to student success in the AVID elective course and beyond! RESPONSIBILITIES: Work individually with students on writing assignments, as well as support student mastery of various content subject areas; Lead peer critique groups that underscore the principle of collaborative learning;Assist students in any subject area, by being familiar with students' textbooks and materials and AVID classroom resourcesCommunicate regularly with the AVID coordinator/teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern and confer with the teacher about future tutorial plans Assure that students complete work in a timely manner Establish and maintain rapport with studentsFacilitate student learning in a challenging, yet supportive, tutoring environmentSet an example of personal excellence and high expectations for all AVID students to follow Participate in all required trainings, professional development sessions, and meetings Performs other duties as assigned to meet student's educational goals. REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS: On-campus college student.Previous student tutoring or mentoring experience Passionate belief in the ability of all students to graduate college-ready Effective communication skills with students and adults Strong analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated responsibility and reliability