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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.  Job description listed below. In addition, feel free to check out job descriptions for the Writing Centre and Math Centre

Tutors of the year
Tutors of the Year 2019

 

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! 

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, 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 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

  • 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
  • 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 at the Barrie campus

Application

Submit your resume, one faculty reference name, and an unofficial transcript from Banner to Academic Success by email AcademicSuccess@GeorgianCollege.ca, or drop off the application in person to K112.