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AVID Tutor

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Verona Area School District

Volunteer AVID Tutor

Badger Ridge Middle School

Savanna Oaks Middle School

Verona Area High School

PURPOSE OF POSITION

AVID tutorials offer a collaborative environment in which students use the inquiry process and Socratic dialogue to address points of confusion from their content classes. AVID tutors support our AVID Elective students who are underrepresented in higher education, through the facilitation of the AVID 10-step tutorial process to ensure students are thinking critically and problem-solving using inquiry. Additionally, AVID tutors serve as role models for AVID Elective students.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

Attend and participate in a 3 hour AVID Tutorial Training at VAHS

Support AVID scholars through facilitating small group tutorial sessions

Model inquiry, academic language, higher level thinking, and problem solving skills

Provide feedback on student work and group collaboration

Collaborate with a team of tutors and elective teachers to support scholars’ agency

Adhere to district/site policies and procedures

Engage in ongoing professional development

WORK LOCATION

AVID Tutors will work at Verona Area High School or at one of our two middle schools all of which implement the AVID elective class.

Placement is based on tutor availability, academic strengths, work experience, and individual school need.

HOURS OF WORK

AVID Tutors are requested to work minimally two mornings per week in the AVID Elective class at one of the times indicated below.

8:35 - 9:15 a.m. (T/Th or W/F) Badger Ridge / Savanna Oaks grade 8

10:15 - 12:00 (T/TH or W/F) VAHS grade 9

8:45 - 10:15 a.m. (T/TH or W/F) VAHS grades 10, 11, or 12

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates are either currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college or a college graduate

Previous experience working with diverse middle school or high school-aged youth

Experience with small group facilitation

Excellent communication skills

AVID Alumni are strongly encouraged to apply

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous AVID tutoring experience

Previous experience working in a school setting or with school staff

Experience working with students in a pre-college or college readiness program

Ability to commit for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year (or at minimum one semester)

PLEASE NOTE

You will not be invited to an in-person interview without two verified professional references. You must enter updated names & contact information for former or current supervisors, employers, or other contacts who can verify your work/volunteer experience.

To apply for this position, complete the WECAN online application at https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/ and attach a resume to your application

Program Coordinator: Julie Jenewein, Verona Area High School, 234 Wildcat Way, Verona, WI 53593

The Verona Area School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, political affiliation, genetic information, citizenship status, military service, arrest or conviction record, the off duty use or nonuse of lawful products or any other basis prohibited by state, federal and/or laws and regulations.

3 Shifts

  • morning / 08:30 AM to 09:15 AM
    Tues/Thurs or Wed/Fri
  • morning / 08:45 AM to 10:15 AM
    Tues/Thurs or Wed/Fri
  • 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tues/Thurs or Wed/Fri
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Verona Area School District

Location:

700 N Main Street, Verona, WI 53593, US

Mission Statement

EVERY student MUST be successful! Our success is built on a foundation of Equity, Mutual Respect, Cultural Responsiveness, the Pursuit of Excellence, and Shared Responsibility at School, at Home, and in the Community. We believe that each student should have access to the resources and educational rigor they NEED, at the right moment in their education, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, ability, language, family background, or family income.

Description

Wisconsin K-12 School District. View our Strategic Plan here: https://www.verona.k12.wi.us/domain/33

Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Verona, WI 53593

(42.99083,-89.53318)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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