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Tutor for High School Students

Hours a WeekMin 4/weekHoursBetween 8-3:35 (1 hr shifts)
Start DateIMMEDIATEPost Date2/2/2017


Position Summary

RIT students are needed to tutor high school students enrolled in the charter school, Rochester Prep High School. For 2016-17 academic year, these are 9th, 10th and 11th graders. The RPHS is located off campus, at a downtown location (20 mins from RIT) – You must have your own transportation.
You select your work days and work hours from what remains available on the master schedule, in these subjects: (PRIMARY) Biology and Physics, Algebra and Geometry, and Digital Arts. (RESOURCE ROOM) PRIMARY and English, Spanish.
You will work with their students alongside teachers and during their class time (or in the resource room where special education and extra tutoring help is available). You must be very conversant in at least one discipline but you are not restricted to tutor only on, in fact it is advantageous for you to be able to help in more than one.

Essential Functions

RPHS needs RIT students to assist teachers with increasing the achievement rates of these high school student’s by tutoring and encouraging them in their school, during their school classes. You must be VERY reliable, possess very strong and very clear English language speaking and writing skills. You must be very patient, act professionally, and have a good academic background in at least one of the subjects mentioned. Work hours are available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. School starts at 7:55am and ends at 3:35pm (except Friday when it ends at noon.)

Non-Essential Function

You are also encouraged to interact with the students as a mentor. This particular charter school is part of the Uncommon Charter Management Company, which is directly affiliated with RIT. This Uncommon Tutor position is considered to be an on campus job even though the school’s actual location is downtown.

Skills Required

You must submit to RIT background check authorization and NYS fingerprinting before you can start working with the students.

To Apply Contact:Chandra McKenzie
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailcvmwml@rit.eduDepartmentOffice of the VP, Strategic Planning
Job Number623527