Reading/Writing Tutor Needed for New Destiny Housing

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The City Tutors (CT) is looking for tutors to provide academic support in reading/writing for the children at the New Destiny Housing project for the Spring 2019 semester. Sessions meet three times each week on Mondays - Fridays. The sessions can begin at 5:00 pm or after. New Destiny Housing is located at 291 Bainbridge Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233

This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in the course area to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, you would take the lead to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by City Tutor’s coordinators.

The tutor for New Destiny Housing is expected to commit a minimum of an hour and a half to support one of the above-mentioned days. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff.

All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 6 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 7.5 hours of in person training, and 4 hours of supplemental training for a total of 11.5 hours of training over the course of the Spring semester.

Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators.

CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having tutors in these sessions early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support.

Learn more about New Destiny Housing here:

To apply, you must:

  1. Have received an A- or A in the introduction to the subject course you are applying to tutor
  2. Have a GPA at or above 3.2, or have completed a degree program
  3. Submit monthly reports, keep a log sheet of any tutoring appointments done outside of class, and regularly communicate with the tutor training coordinator.

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Children & Youth Community Education & Literacy


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291 Bainbridge StreetBrooklyn, NY 11233



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Tutoring




  • 2.5 hours per week
  • 11.5 hours of training

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