Seasonal Part-time Tutor

Police Athletic League

Location:

Police Athletic League, Inc
116-25 Guy Brewer Blvd or 2255 Webster Avenue
Queens or Bronx, NY, 11434 or 10457

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Temporary

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Job Description:

The Tutor is responsible for assisting high school students in the area of homework assistance and improved literacy. Knowledge of NYC HS curriculum. Specifically seeking expertise in subject areas of Math, Science & History. Locations available in Fordham/Tremont section of The Bronx and Jamaica, Queens.

 
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide individual and small group tutoring.
2. Prior experience working with students from disadvantaged backgrounds
3. Meet with case workers to discuss student’s academic progress or difficulties as well as behavioral issues that may affect learning.
4. Present ideas and suggestions for improving programs as often as possible. When presenting a problem or offering constructive criticism, also offer an alternate solution.
5. Build positive relationships with youth and staff and serve as a role model with respect to demeanor, communication and behavior.
6. Create stimulating lessons or activities that enhance grade appropriate learning.
7. Observe and document youth who appear to have weaknesses in academic areas.
8. Respond to any requests the case workers may provide with regard to the educational needs of a youth.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: mdonaldson@palnyc.org

To the Attention of:

Madonna Donaldson

Required Skills/Experience:

 Additional Responsibilities:

1. Afternoon & Evening Hours
2. Submit weekly, monthly, written and verbal reports as requested.
3. Attend staff meetings.
Qualifications:
1. Ability to work with at-risk teenagers from diverse backgrounds.
2. Prior tutoring experience with high school curriculum including Regents subjects
3. Associate Degree and/or 60+ college credits.