• Middle School Tutor

    Job Locations US-CA-Sylmar
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/19/2018 2:29 PM)
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  • Overview


    Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

    Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.


    Job Purpose

    The ideal tutor believes in and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their development, reflection, implementation of school culture and collaboration to ensure student success.



    Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

    • Prepare and supervise after school activities
    • Implement the program curriculum to ensure student growth for intervention and enrichment
    • Supervise and foster a safe and nurturing learning environment
    • Facilitate small group instruction and one on one homework support as identified by the coordinator or administrator
    • Implement enrichment activities such as clubs and sports
    • Prepare instructional, display, and work materials including cleaning and preparing the room before, during, and after the program
    • Assist in preparing and delivering snacks to the students as needed
    • Maintain accurate records such as attendance, time sheets, incident reports and others as assigned by the coordinator or administrator
    • Report all student and parent concerns to the coordinator or administrator
    • Effectively redirect inappropriate student behaviors and implement the program discipline system to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior
    • Participate in professional development training, as necessary
    • Establish good relations with individual students and groups
    • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. 


     Experience, Education & Skills Qualifications


    • Willingness to learn with patience and detail oriented
    • Must have prior experience working with students in a learning environment, or be an education student working towards a teaching credential
    • Strong Math skills (must be proficient in Algebra I & II and Geometry)
    • Communicate and relate effectively with students, teachers, and parents
    • Must be enrolled in or graduated from a college or university
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Must be flexible and team-oriented
    • Enforce safety and disciplinary procedures and rules
    • Must have excellent management and organizational skills and a positive attitude
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

    Salary & Benefits

    • $12-$15/hour depending on experience

    DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.


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