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Tutoring

Our Mission

We continually seek tutors throughout the year in most programs. Feel free to submit a job application at any time.

Tutoring hires students with an 80% average and strong interpersonal skills.  Paid tutoring positions are available in most programs available on campus. Tutors work flexible hours, according to their availability and the student’s timetable. Tutors can also work towards two tutoring credentials through the College Reading and Learning Association. Tutoring is a great experience and looks good on a resume!  Previous experience is not necessary! 

Voed 2020 Tutors of the Year. Rizwan Delawala, Ashley Franks, Tara Tremblay, Maria Medina, Thomas Monsma. Winners were stuents from Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS Nursing, Graphic Design, Business Accounting and Marine Navigation. Library and Academic Success.

 

Tutor Job Description

Position Title

Tutor

Department

Library and Academic Success

Campus

All Campuses

Pay

$14.00/hour

Hours

Up to 24 Hours

Position Overview

Tutors are current Georgian College & University Partnership students who work collaboratively with the Tutoring Advisor. The Tutoring Advisor provides functional guidance, mentorship, leadership and support to the tutors. Tutors assist students in understanding specific learning outcomes by reinforcing course concepts. Working one-on-one, online, in drop-in centres, or in small groups, tutors support the development of their classmates by showing them tips and strategies to build their skills within Georgian’s academic program areas. The goal of tutoring is to help prepare students to become successful independent learners.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide tutoring support in an online setting
  • Provide program support using a coaching or non-directive approach
  • Provide excellent customer service to students when working in groups, drop-in, or one-on-one support
  • Ability to actively listen and paraphrase in the tutoring process
  • Set SMART (Specific, Measurable Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound) goals for each tutoring session with a student driven agenda
  • Provide advice on effective study skills and strategies to enhance learning new information
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Refer students to appropriate campus services for additional support
  • Set and maintain professional boundaries and working relationships
  • Participate in additional training workshops as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Familiar with screen sharing technology
  • Laptop, strong Internet connection
  • Must be in second year or higher of your program. Students in their first year will be considered with previous education experience
  • Preference given to students with 80% or higher average
  • Must have strong computer literacy skills
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal skills and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proven time management habits
  • CRLA training certificate and past tutoring experience is an asset
  • Must maintain good academic standing
  • Must be available for one full day of in person training

Application

Submit your resume, student number, and completed reference form to Academic Success by email AcademicSuccess@GeorgianCollege.ca