Natchaug Literacy Numeracy Tutor

Location
Willimantic, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 09, 2019
Ref
3324
Job Category
Support Staff, Tutor
  • Position Type:
    Tutor/ Tutor

  • Date Posted:
    8/29/2019

  • Location:
    Natchaug Elementary School

  • Date Available:
    09/09/2019-immediate

  • Closing Date:
    09/20/2019-until filled

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    Position Description

    Provide math and reading support one-on-one and in small groups of K-5 students. Tutor students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to set realistic expectations.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assist students' educational needs both individually and in small groups
    • Collaborate with classroom teachers regarding students' needs and requirements including IEP goals
    • Assess the students using district assessments
    • Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required
    • Monitor students' progress using district assessments
    • Utilize computer to establish and maintain student data
    • Facilitate small group math and/or reading instruction determined by the Principal and/or teacher in both pull-out and push-in models
    • Communicate in a positive manner with parents on the progress of students
    • Collaborate with colleagues, students and parents
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with parents through effective use of progress reports, notes and/or conferences
    • Tutor students in the locations and at the times designated
    • Compile and maintain learning portfolios and reports of students
    • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
    • Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete, and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
    • Teach new concepts and facilitate different activities enabling students to learn in different ways
    • Attend meetings and in-services per negotiated agreement

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
    • Makes contact with the public with tact and diplomacy
    • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., home and discipline situations, medical background and family history
    • Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
    • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation


    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
    • Experience working with young children
    • Knowledge of academic area
    • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Effective, active listening skills
    • Ability to work effectively with others
    • Organizational and problem solving skills
    • Basic knowledge of all other subject matter
    • Ability to work effectively with others
    • Basic computer skills
    • Excellent reading comprehension
    • Excellent math comprehension
    • Small group instruction


    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in math, reading, elementary education or related field; Master's preferred
    • Experience working in schools supporting students experiencing reading and/or learning difficulties, preferred
    • 2 or more years working as an Interventionist, Teacher or Tutor with children
    • Bilingual in Spanish, preferred

    Days: Monday – Friday (35 hours weekly/schedule determined by Principal)
    Salary: Based on experience in accordance with WFEP negotiated agreement
    Bargaining Unit: WFEP
    Work year: August - June (10 Months/40 weeks)
    Benefits: Per negotiated agreement

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    Windham Public Schools

    WINDHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    It is the policy of the Windham Public Schools to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability.

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