AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness program serving grades 7-12.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of the AVID coordinator/teacher, tutors perform the following types of tasks. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.
• Tutor students in small study groups, assisting them in all subject areas based on the class and text notes they have collected in their AVID binders; Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class and text notes, book notes, etc.; Determine from student notes and discuss the concepts that need to be taught or re-taught.
• Become familiar with the materials in the AVID Libraries.
• Conduct mini-lessons in the process of writing in all subject areas, study skills, and other aspects of college preparation.
• Conduct brainstorming and clustering sessions.
• Lead peer critique groups in the Writing Conference.
• Contact teachers regarding course outlines and assignment schedules as directed by the AVID coordinator/teacher.
• Communicate frequently and honestly with the AVID coordinator/teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern.
• Attend all required tutoring training sessions.
• Determines from teacher directions and evaluation of student work, the concepts that need to be the focus of tutorials
• Tutors students in the skills that will allow them to read and understand a variety of materials; Conducts tutorial sessions; Supports students in all stages of the learning process.
• Utilization of Socratic questioning and writing techniques.
• Assists teacher in maintaining discipline and encouraging acceptable behavior; establish and maintain control in the classroom.
• Exhibit a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.
• Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
• Establish and maintain a cooperative, professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
• Must be flexible to meet the needs of the school.
• Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
• Keep informed of and comply with district and school regulations and policies.
• Maintain prompt and regular attendance for each assignment.
-Successful college students; strong math and English background, evidenced by college transcript; High School Diploma or GED. Must have own transportation; Tutor training provided.