University of Central Oklahoma

  • FWSP High School Math Tutor - Teen Recovery Solutions

    Posted Date 10 months ago(8/29/2018 10:10 AM)
    Salary
    $10.00 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Department
    Comm. Service Learning Prog.
    Hours Per Week
    12-20
    Weeks Per Year
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Thursday; Mornings preferred
    Targeted Job Start Date
    9/17/2018
    Job ID
    2018-5387
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Preferred hours for Fall 2018 semester 12-20 hours per week:

    Monday - Thursday. Morning availability preferred.

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot (http://stlrsnapshot.uco.edu) to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    College/Department Overview

    This opportunity is located at a small high school in NW Oklahoma city near Broadway Extention.

    Position Overview

    Provide in-person and/or online academic tutoring to students. Maintain an effective and positive learning environment.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    As a high school math tutor, your main responsibility is to help students learn: reviewing content with them, explaining how to solve problems and checking completed work. A tutor may also help students develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance. This may be done in a one-on-one or group setting.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    In order to be considered for the work study program, you must be approved for work study through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
    Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates.
    Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes.
    If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    • Proficent in high school Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry and Trig/Pre-Calc
    • Applicant should be interested in working with teens (age 13-19)
    • Some expereience working with teens is prefered
    • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with young adults
    • Maintain confidentiality related to FERPA (school records)
    • Must have basic computer skills

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    • Must be comfortable working with teens/young adults
    • Patience and a good sense of humor are helpful for this position
    • Dependable
    • Good time management skills

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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