AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system
implemented in Madison Metropolitan middle and high schools. AVID Tutors facilitate small,
student-led tutorial groups, model and support the development of inquiry and critical thinking
skills, and evaluate the quality of student thinking by grading student work. AVID Tutors work
with AVID students during the academic school day and are an integral part of the AVID college
readiness elective course. Additional duties include attending regular tutorial debrief meetings
and additional professional learning scheduled throughout the year.
Work Schedule and Location:
- Tutors are required to work the same schedule on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, or Tuesday through Friday.
- Tutors will work in one of the four comprehensive high schools or one of eleven middle schools. Placement is based on tutor availability, academic strengths, work experience, and Madison Metropolitan High School and Middle School needs.
- Tutors are scheduled somewhere between 5-15 hours of work per week.
- Interviews for the 2017-2018 school are ongoing. Training and placement will occur August - October.
● Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution or have received a bachelor’s degree.
● Proven track record in reliability, punctuality, and the ability to commit for a full
academic school year.
● Previous experience working with middle school or high school aged youth.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Experience facilitating small collaborative groups, knowledge of AVID methodologies, and
comfort with high school level math and science curriculums.
$10.00 - $12.00 an hour, depending on AVID experience.
1. Please visit https://hr.madison.k12.wi.us/ to view the job listing and to apply. Interested
applicants should apply via the MMSD online application, creating an application for a Classified
2. Contact Stephanie Marshall, AVID Tutor Coordinator to schedule an interview.
Stephanie can be reached: firstname.lastname@example.org ; 608-663-1902
- Math / Science Instruction
- Reading / Writing
- Youth Services
- General Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 5-15 hours a week- during the academic school day.
- Bachelors degree or currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution.