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ORGANIZATION: SMART KIDS INC

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Tutor Me Program

The Tutor Me Program

For the 2021-2022 school year, The Tutor Me Program is looking to recruit both high school and college students to become Stuent Tutors or Tutor Facilitators with our after school program, The Tutor Me Program. Through this program, the tutors will provide our program services to school age students, grades K-12 in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. Subjects that we cover: Math, Social Studies/History, Science, Reading/Reading Comprehension, and English Language Arts. In addition, services include 1:1 tutoring and mentoring, homework help, character development, financial literacy, and STEM. Recruit includes a training orientation, weekly 1:1 meetings, and an end of the semester report. More information to be given at orientation.

STUDENT TUTOR

This position involves tutoring students that are failing at least one subject(s). Students with a 2.5-2.7 GPA can tutor students K-5; 2.7-2.8 can tutor students K-8, and 2.8-4.0 can tutor students K-12. Student’s need to be proficient in the following subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies, and English/ Language Arts. Please remember that these positions are not paid and are for high school and college students that are seeking Community Service Hours, Internship, Practicum Site/Field Work, and/or Work Study Program. This position reports directly to the school site Tutor Facilitator. This position is open Monday - Friday; times range between 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM interested applicants are advised to download the application from website at www.smartkidsinc.org

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist K-12 students in a 1:1 environment. Locations vary: either at a local library or their physical school location.
  • Serve as a tutor/mentor/role model for one assigned student for one full semester.
  • Provide assistance with homework, financial literacy (material provided), character development, S.T.E.M. activities, test/exam materials, and/or any other projects assigned by their teachers/schools. Give positive feedback. Check for student organization. Be a listening ear. Assist with developing great study skill habits. Support individual student academic needs.
  • Provide 100% participation at all times.
  • Students agree to abide by all Smart Kids, Inc.’s Policies, Procedures, Rules, and Regulations (please see company handbook). Also, students must attend the two day training sessions that are usually held at a local St. Louis County Library before tutoring assignments are issued.
  • Posses good organizational skills and be a leader.
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing and encouraging learning environments.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a current high school or college student.
  • Must attend Orientation Training
  • Prefer that you have experience in tutoring/mentoring and dealing with youth, grades K-12.
  • Students must have received a grade of "C+" or better in the course(s) they are interested in tutoring in (or comparable courses) and should have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5. You will not be able to tutor any students that are above your current grade level.
  • Students cannot be failing any subjects. Students must be in good academic standing (not on academic probation).
  • Students must have patience, dedication, and understanding when tutoring future students. You must conduct yourself in a professional manner when in a tutor session (at all times).
  • Must be able to pass a MO Background Check. Drug test are provided randomly.

TUTOR FACILITATOR

Location(s):

Saint Louis County and Saint Louis City school districts.

Job Purpose:

The Tutor Facilitator oversees tutoring sessions at the designated library and/or school locations. This position acts as an immediate onsite supervisor for the Student Tutors and tutoree’s that are in the Tutor Me Program after school program. This position reports directly to the Program Executive Director for daily instructions for any and all problems or situations that are out of your immediate control. This position is only part time only Monday-Friday in the evening from 2pm - 6pm. Closed on major holidays: New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be the direct line of communication for the Teachers, Student Tutors, and Parents/Guardians. Speak to all parents/guardians about any discussions to the tutoring sessions. If possible, do not let anyone disturb the actual tutoring sessions.
  • Tutor Facilitators must agree to abide by all Smart Kids, Inc.’s Policies, Procedures, Rules, and Regulations (please see company handbook). Also, Tutor Facilitators must attend the two day training orientation before tutoring assignments are assigned.
  • You are considered the immediate contact person/onsite manager for the Student Tutors. Answer any and all questions to the best of your ability that they may have. Be there to assist them while the tutoring sessions take place. Try to resolve any issues that may arise or immediately contact the Program Executive Director for any issues that are beyond your control.
  • Oversee, manage, and have direct communication with the Student Tutors before and after every tutoring session.
  • See to it that the Student Tutor arrives on time. If there should be an emergency, example: if the Student Tutor is late or does not show up for the tutoring session, then it is your responsibility to step in and start the tutoring session on time.
  • Report all incidents that occur by reporting it to the Program Executive Director and filling out an Accident Form.
  • Be sure that all students leave on time. You are not to leave until the student and Student Tutor has left for the session. If a parent/guardian picking up there child, please take six minutes after tutoring session is over with and then contact the Program Executive Director so that they can proceed with the investigation. Make sure that you fill out a Late Pick Up Form immediately.
  • You are responsible for reviewing all logged Community Services Hours for Student Tutors.
  • Students agree to abide by all Smart Kids, Inc.’s Policies, Procedures, Rules, and Regulations (please see company handbook). Also, students must attend the two day training sessions that are usually held at Saint Louis University before tutoring assignments are issued.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children; youth, or in a youth set environment. Also must have prior tutoring and mentoring experience.
  • Must have past experience with management, communication with one or more parties, can be detailed orientated.
  • Students must have received a grade of "C+" or better in the course(s) they are interested in tutoring in (or comparable courses) and should have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5.
  • All Tutor Facilitators must pass a drug test and background check.
  • Must be a current college student with 15 hours of college course.

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About SMART KIDS INC

Location:

10401 International Drive, Unit 243, SAINT ANN, MO 63074, US

Mission Statement

We are committed to increasing the learning capacity of every child by helping them realize their full potential.

Description

Founded in 2013, Smart Kids, Inc. (SKI) provides free after school tutorial and mentoring services, 3 hours a day/ 5 days per week to students in school districts within low-to-moderate income levels areas. SKI is a public 501(c)3 charity that is 100% dedicated to the success of the students that we reach. With the dedication of colleges/universities students, substitute teachers, volunteers, students and their families, our program is able to succeed.

Since 2013, our program has been successful in the: Jennings, University City, and the St. Louis Public School Districts including a long standing partnership with Saint Louis University.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11520 St. Charles Rock RoadSte. 102Bridgeton, MO 63044

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 hour per week until May 12, 2023.
  • Willing to be committed our program for the duration of the 2022-2023 school year.

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