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Description: 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.
AVID Tutor Work Schedule:
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 2018-2019 school year positions will begin in late July. Training and placement will occur in late August and early September.
AVID Tutor Qualifications:
Excellent communication skills
Ability to commit for the entirety of the 2018-2019 school year
Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated, professional
Previous experience working with diverse middle school or high school aged youth
Positive recommendations around attendance, attitude, and performance
Candidates are either currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution or a college graduate
AVID Tutor Perks:
Opportunity to work with Madison youth in academic settings
Flexible hours to work with your class schedule or other employment
Starting pay $12/hr with professional development opportunities
Fill out an application on the MMSD employment website.https://hr.madison.k12.wi.us/. Click on Apply Now and create an account.
For questions or further information, contact: Stephanie Marshall, AVID Tutor Coordinator:608-663-1902
Math / Science Instruction
Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
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.