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Literacy Services of Wisconsin

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Summary: GED Tutors guide and support adult students who are preparing to take one of the GED tests: Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. GED Tutors may also work with adult students preparing for entry into the construction skilled trades or manufacturing fields by helping to build requisite math skills. We are currently in need of math tutors, but the ideal GED Tutor is a generalist who has relative comfort and competence in working with a student in any of these subject areas at a high school level.

Estimated Time Commitment: GED Tutors commit to a regularly recurring schedule of at least one 90-minute session per week from 4:00-5:30 pm or 5:30-7:00 pm.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher is required
  • Should be willing to attend occasional in-service trainings and meetings
  • Must have valid email address and regular email access
  • High degree of comfort and competence in working at a high school level in language arts, social studies, science, and/or math
  • Preferred educational/experiential backgrounds include: Degrees in English, U.S. History, Sciences, Mathematics, Education and related areas; Experience teaching at the middle school level or above, conducting training in a business/corporate setting, previous experience as a paid or volunteer tutor, or other related experience
  • individuals with sufficient knowledge in the content areas who are skilled at communicating with and encouraging adults may also become successful GED Tutors.

Training & Supervision:

  • GED Program Staff provides training, oversight, and supervision for all GED Tutors
  • In-service trainings, tutor development workshops, and individual observations are also offered to ensure GED Tutors have sufficient training, support, and guidance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be reliable and inform GED Program Staff ahead of any absences
  • Motivate students with positive reinforcement, patience, and enthusiasm
  • Use proper curricula-specific techniques, materials, and protocols when tutoring, to ensure consistency, accuracy, and fidelity in instructional delivery
  • Refer to training materials to hone skills and find information
  • Ask questions whenever they arise; GED program staff members are available to assist you
  • Follow protocols for maintaining student records and tracking progress
  • Report specific concerns or issues to the GED Program Staff and assist in resolving any problems
  • Stay informed by reading any emails that come from the GED Program Director
  • Inform your student of upcoming events, such as ceremonies, closures, or class cancelations as necessary

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About Literacy Services of Wisconsin

Location:

555 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Services of Wisconsin educates, motivates, and inspires engaged adults to achieve greater independence and transform their lives.

Description

Literacy Services of Wisconsin is the longest volunteer-driven provider of adult literacy and basic education in the Milwaukee area. We are driven by our core belief in the power of education at any age to positively change lives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

555 N. Plankinton AveMilwaukee, WI 53203

(43.03708,-87.91187)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours per week for 6 months

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