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After-school Math Tutor for Upward Bound

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ORGANIZATION: Upward Bound at Roosevelt University

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Roosevelt University is currently seeking a Math Tutor for the TRiO, Upward Bound 3 program. Upward Bound is a federally funded program that provides services designed to improve academic, career, and personal skills to prepare first-generation (neither parent has a four-year degree) and low-income high school students to be successful in high school and college. The RU Upward Bound 3 program serves CPS students, grades 9-12.

The Math Tutor will provide individual and group tutoring services to high school students in-person at the Upward Bound office at Roosevelt University. The tutor will work with students to achieve a better understanding of Math and to develop the study skills necessary for academic success. Schedules are flexible, but normally hours are between 3:30 and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Candidates for this position must have expertise in Mathematics or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The candidate must also have experience tutoring and/or teaching upper level high school courses with extensive knowledge in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus. In addition, candidates must have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.

1 Shift

  • 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Upward Bound at Roosevelt University

Location:

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, US

Mission Statement

Upward Bound is an academic support services program sponsored by Roosevelt University and funded through the U.S. Department of Education. Upward Bound is designed to identify and select qualified high school students who, with support, will enter and graduate from a four-year college/university.

Description

Upward Bound provides opportunities for the academic development of high school students. The program helps to motivate students towards the successful completion of their high school diploma and facilitates the process of transition into an institution of higher education.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Roosevelt University430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605

(41.87606,-87.62515)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Ideally, tutors will volunteer on the same day each week, so that students have a consistent support structure. Pre-covid, we had tutors working 1-2 days per week, for approximately 2 hours per session.
  • We're looking for tutors with experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, such as low-income and first generation college students.

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