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Requisition ID:  22434

Student - $15/HR - Reading & Math Tutor for Elem Students, Communities in Schools

Job Summary

Federal Work Study eligible students only (not an on-campus position)


General Functions

CIS of Lake County Academic Assistance Program provides after –school services to support student learning and development, including academic enrichment, tutoring, mentoring, home-work help, as well as music, arts, sports and cultural activities. We also offer literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide academic tutoring assistance to assigned school-age children, either in a group or individually
  • Tutors are responsible for providing academic assistance in subjects related to reading and/or math
  • Tutors are responsible to participate in deliverance of academic enrichment related to family literacy engagement activities
  • Attend periodic training session given by CIS LC Administrative staff members or program managers to increase competency in working with students
  • Be responsible for maintaining records on each student who is being tutored, including follow-up and periodic assessment
  • Help students develop positive attitudes toward learning and studying
  • Help students develop a high level of motivation in academic areas
  • Help students develop the communication skills necessary for quality interaction with peers
  • Establish and maintain rapport with the assigned student(s)
  • Serve as a role model for students being served
  • Assist in designing and implementing class cooperative projects
  • Report directly to the Program Manager
  • Follow other job-related duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Director of Operations.


  • Federal Work Study eligible students only (not an on-campus position)


  • Some college level course work preferred
  • Computer related skills and ability to work with computer assisted learning software
  • Pass Drug Test. Pass Background/Fingerprint Clearance (if on file with school system, a copy must by provided to CISLC Administrative office)
  • Ability to work with staff and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Knowledge in basic level and upper level math; and algebraic concepts
  • Previous experience working with adolescents in academic enrichment and recreational programs

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