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Ninde Scholar Tutor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please direct resume and cover letter to Susan Pavlus, Director Ninde Scholars Program, spavlus@oberlin.edu In addition, provide typed answers to the following questions: 1. What are the greatest skills you have to offer this program and how do you plan to use those skills if selected for this position? 2. Please describe a relationship in which you have tutored, mentored, or acted as a role model for someone younger than yourself.

Posting Details

Announcement Information

Job Summary

The Ninde Scholars Program serves 7th–12th grade students in the Oberlin City School District. The program works with students who have a high financial need, and/or may be the first in their families to attend college. The role of the tutor is to provide academic support in classes that may challenge students, discuss college going and college preparation, reinforce student success, mentor students through career exploration and consistently be a presence in the scholars life.

Responsibilities

• Tutor 2-3 Scholars once a week (1 hour each) from September-May (Winter Term Excluded)
• Proactively contact scholars in order to set up appointments
• Attend tutor meetings, trainings and lunches
• Participate in service projects with Ninde Scholars as available
• Participate in one college access program per semester
• Commit to tutoring for full academic year
• Attend Ninde Family events (4 per year) as available
• Serve as leader and mentor to Ninde Scholars
• Gather feedback and report on success and/or areas of suggested improvement
• Build strong relationships with scholars, program tutors and program facilitators
• Report information (tutor log, surveys, feedback) as requested by program facilitators

Qualifications

• 2nd Year Oberlin College student and above (2016-2017 Academic Year)
• Strong writing, reading and organization skills, with an ability to follow through with commitments
• Strong Math and Science background a plus
• Interest in working with students in grades 7-12, from various backgrounds and ability levels
• Ability to serve as a positive role model for Ninde Scholars
• Background check required (provided by the Ninde Program if hired.)

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/989
Compensation

starting at $8.20 an hour with increases due to time in position and other Ninde program activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please direct resume and cover letter to Susan Pavlus, Director Ninde Scholars Program, spavlus@oberlin.edu In addition, provide typed answers to the following questions:
1. What are the greatest skills you have to offer this program and how do you plan to use those skills if selected for this position?
2. Please describe a relationship in which you have tutored, mentored, or acted as a role model for someone younger than yourself.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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