Job No: 513943
Work Type: Off Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: High School Online Math Tutor (ISU Students)
Employee Classification: Student Help Regular
Department: Illinois Tutoring Initiative
Campus Location: Off Campus
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.
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).
1. Previous experience working with PK-12 students.
2. Excellent organizational skills.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. 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:
1. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Remain at a workstation for extended periods.
$50.00 per hour
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
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.
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
In addition, all appointments are contingent upon proof of eligibility for employment at Illinois State University to perform the required duties described above on your scheduled start date. The Immigration and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires all new employees to file an I-9 in person and no later than three days from the beginning of employment. This may be accomplished within the department or through Human Resources. A list of the types of documentation you will be expected to provide is available at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents/list-documents/form-i-9-acceptable-documents. Failure to comply with this law will result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University, as your employer, is required by federal law to ensure proper tax withholding from wages and to ensure that the required reporting of employee wages, withholding, and employment taxes is accurate. For this reason, every employee must have a valid Social Security Number registered with the University at the time of employment and/or as soon after as possible, but no later than 45 days from the start date. Failure to comply with this law may result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University student employees are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.
International students are restricted by their visa status to no more than 20 hours per week of on-campus employment when the university is in session, but may work more when the university is not in session. International students should contact the Office of International Studies and Programs for guidance if they have questions concerning employment restrictions.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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.
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