AVID Tutor - English & Bilingual Spanish

Employer
Madison Metropolitan School District
Location
Madison, WI, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 5, 2022

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Job Category
Teaching, Bilingual Education / Dual Immersion Teacher, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, World Language Teacher, Spanish Teacher, Support Staff, Tutor
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AVID Tutor - English & Bilingual Spanish

District Wide

15.00 - 17.00

PURPOSE OF POSITION

AVID tutorials offer a collaborative environment in which students use the inquiry process and Socratic dialogue to address points of confusion from their content classes. AVID tutors support our AVID Elective students who are underrepresented in higher education, through the facilitation of the AVID 10-step tutorial process to ensure students are thinking critically and problem-solving using inquiry. Additionally, AVID tutors serve as role models for AVID Elective students.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

  • Support AVID scholars through facilitating small group tutorial sessions
  • Model inquiry, academic language, higher level thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Provide feedback on student work and group collaboration
  • Collaborate with a team of tutors and elective teachers to support scholars' agency
  • Adhere to district/site policies and procedures
  • Engage in ongoing professional development
WORK LOCATION

  • AVID Tutors will work in one of MMSD's four comprehensive high schools that implement the AVID elective or one of our eleven middle schools.
  • Placement is based on tutor availability, academic strengths, work experience, and Madison Metropolitan High School and Middle School needs.
HOURS OF WORK

  • AVID Tutors are required to work the same schedule on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, or Tuesday through Friday.
  • AVID Tutors are scheduled somewhere between 5-15 hours of work per week.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates are either currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college or a college graduate
  • Previous experience working with diverse middle school or high school-aged youth
  • Experience with small group facilitation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • AVID Alumni are strongly encouraged to apply
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous AVID tutoring experience
  • Previous experience working in a school setting or with school staff
  • Experience working with students in a pre-college or college readiness program
  • Ability to commit for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year (or at minimum one semester)
  • Proficiency or fluency in both English and Spanish languages
NEXT STEPS

After submitting your application, HR will review your information and will invite you to sign up for a video interview (via Zoom) if you meet minimum qualifications.

PLEASE NOTE

You will not be invited to an in-person interview without two verified professional references. You must enter updated names & contact information for former or current supervisors, employers, or other contacts who can verify your work/volunteer experience.
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