High School Online Math Tutor (Extra Help)
Work type: Off Campus, Remote
Location: Normal, Illinois
Division Name: Academic Affairs
Department: Illinois Tutoring Initiative
High impact tutoring is effective at helping increase school outcomes for K-12 students. After a long period of online schooling, some kids in Central Illinois could really use your help and support. The Illinois Tutoring Initiative will assist tutors and their K-12 students through strong training, available resources and materials, and direct connections to district curriculum. Areas for tutoring include K-8 reading, K-8 math, and 9-12 math. Tutors for the High School Online Math portion will be matched in a one-on-one setting or with a small group of high school students (grades 9-12 consisting of 1-3 individuals per small group) based upon content area and age-level. Join the pool of tutors and we will get you matched with a student when available.
Tutors from across the state will work in small groups of 1-3 students to tutor high school (grades 9-12) students in the areas of Algebra and/or Geometry in Illinois. Tutors will be matched with students by proximity, and type of tutoring (1:1 versus small group). Tutoring format will occur in an online-only capacity. Tutors will work consistently with the same student(s) for the period of one semester for 3 hour-long sessions per week. Tutors will have an additional 1.5 hours of planning time per week to prepare for tutoring sessions. Additionally, tutors will be paid for training prior to entering the pool of available tutors. Tutor matches are not guaranteed and all tutors will be placed into a pool for matching with students are requested by districts across the state. Tutoring sessions could be scheduled during weekdays, week nights, or weekend hours as determined by the high school student schedule. The sessions will be scheduled at consistent times week over week for the duration of the semester.
IF YOU ARE AN ISU STUDENT (enrolled in at least 6 undergraduate or 5 graduate credit hours): Please do not apply to this posting. You will need to apply to the student posting, located here: https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/513943/high-school-online-math-tutor-isu-students.
The Illinois Tutoring Initiative is a 2-3-year grant-funded project that will end after funding ceases. Tutors will be matched on a semester basis. Tutors will also be paid for required training and planning time for tutoring sessions (1.5 hours per week).
Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. Illinois State University does not authorize out-of-state work.
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
$50.00 per hour
- Previous experience working with PK-12 students.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Technology (Computer with stable internet connection and microphone/audio capability) for use in tutoring sessions and/or for submission of required paperwork.
Tutoring sessions will be scheduled with high school district partners and student/family for 2-3 hours per week and tutors will be paid an additional 1.5 hours per week for planning.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
- Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
- Remain at a workstation for extended periods.
Proposed Starting Date
Optional Applicant Documents
Certification of Retirement Annuity
Please Note: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Training to sufficiency and an additional cleared background check per district will be required for all tutors prior to beginning tutoring with a student. Tutors are not guaranteed a match. Tutors will remain in the pool for the semester.
Extra Help employees may only work up to 28 hours per week for all University employment. Employees are only paid for hours worked and do not qualify for most benefits including health insurance and retirement, with Illinois State University. However, Extra Help employees are eligible to participate in the University’s supplemental retirement savings plans (403b). Applicable retirement information is provided at the time of hire. There is no guarantee that working as Extra Help will lead to or secure permanent employment. In addition, extra help employees may only work up to 900 hours total during their employment.
Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.
Contact Information for Applicants
High School Math Team
Illinois Tutoring Initiative
Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.