AVID Tutor: Middle School and High School Positions

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Madison Metropolitan School District

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AVID/TOPS

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. 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: assessing student work, attending regular tutorial debrief meetings and additional professional learning scheduled throughout the year. Work Schedule:

  • Tutors are required to work the same schedule on Tuesdays and Thursdays| Wednesdays and Fridays| or Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday (school site dependent)
  • Tutors will work in one of the 4 comprehensive high schools or one of 11 middle schools. Placement is based on tutor availability and MMSD High School/ Middle School needs.
  • Tutors are scheduled between 5 - 15 hours of work per week.
  • Interviews for the 2019-20 school year positions will begin in July. Training and placement will occur in late Aug and early Sept.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to commit for the entirety of the 2019-20 academic school year (Sept - May)
  • 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

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About Madison Metropolitan School District

Location:

545 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703, US

Mission Statement

Advancement Via Individual Determination (or AVID) is a college readiness system that includes an elective course focused on organizational strategies, study skills, critical thinking, tutorial support, and career and college awareness. In MMSD, AVID is partnered with the Teens of Promise (TOPS) program through the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County. TOPS provides full-time student coordinators in each of the four high schools, summer internships, after-school mentors, funding for more than 100 tutors during the elective course, and a variety of college and career field trips. The mission of AVID/TOPS is to assist students in developing the habits, academic skills and personal attributes to successfully graduate from high school, enroll and graduate from a post-secondary institution.

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

545 W Dayton AveMadison, WI 53703

(43.07066,-89.39527)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2019-2020 Academic School Year
  • Currently enrolled in a post secondary institution or have a post secondary degree.

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