Academic Tutor Openings
Helena School District # 1 is accepting applications for Academic Tutor(s). This position is responsible for providing individualized and group
assistance to elementary students, will
also be assisting in the planning, developing, implementing, coordinating and
evaluating of academic support services. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience as an academic tutor or
college course work in Reading,
English and/or Mathematics is desired. Entry level salary is $13.64/hr and includes
a comprehensive benefit package.
To be considered for this position the following
information is required: a completed District online application to include a
cover letter and resume with work related references. Initial screening of applications will
commence August 22, 2012. This
position will remain open until filled.
District online application is available at http://www.helena.k12.mt.us/
Helena Public Schools
55 South Rodney Street
Helena, Montana 59601
Phone: (406) 324-2010
Helena Public Schools
Position Title: Tutor
Department: Elementary/Middle Schools
Reports To: Building Administrator
SUMMARY: Responsible for providing individualized and
group academic assistance to high school students. This position will also
assist in the planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating
of academic support services to students in high school.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other
duties may be assigned.
1) Works cooperatively with classroom
teachers while performing assigned duties and responsibilities for assisting
2) Works with assigned
students to provide academic assistance.
3) May work in a Tutoring
Lab to improve academic abilities.
4) Provides assistance to
classroom teachers, as requested, in development of instructional materials,
assessing student progress, and managing student behavior.
5) Participates in all
in-service and training workshops as directed. (This may include training
offered during scheduled school breaks)
6) May test all incoming
and questionable students for student progress assessment.
7) Maintains essential
student records as requested.
8) Inputs student academic
progress and other relevant records in data base.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or
general education degree (GED). College coursework in Reading, English, Literacy and/or Mathematics
preferred but not required.
Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and
correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before people.
Ability to add,
subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions and decimals. Ability
to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply
common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral
instructions. Ability to deal with
problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to operate a
personal computer and related software.
Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff
and the school community. Ability to
communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to work with a minimum of
supervision. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district
requirements and Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or
hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and sit. The employee is
occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move
up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate.