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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Description

The School of Education is seeking candidates for Site Tutor roles.

The New Jersey Tutoring Corps is seeking to hire Tutors to work with scholars at a variety of sites across the state. Tutors will work with small groups of scholars, typically in groups of 1-3, in grades K-5 in building skills in Math and Literacy.

Each group of Tutors will be overseen by a Site Coordinator and will ultimately report to the Executive Director of the New Jersey Tutoring Corps.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Engage with scholars in grades K-5 to build on existing skills in mathematics and, possibly, literacy
  • Complete daily records on scholar progress and site needs using tools provided
  • Communicate regularly with Site Coordinator, senior staff, and on-site staff to provide optimum learning experiences for scholars
  • Use an asset-based approach in working with scholars
  • Work collaboratively with other Tutors and site staff

Required Qualifications: 

  • Experience in working with young children, preferably in a learning and teaching capacity
  • New Jersey Certification of Criminal History (fingerprint form)
  • Complete training on elementary ELA and Math curriculum
  • Experience with Google suite functions including Google sheets and forms
  • Professional skills including attention to detail, timely and proactive communication and job preparedness

Employer Qualifications:

  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment authorization verification.
  • All persons living, coming to campus (including vendors and visitors) or an extension of the campus (e.g., off-site classes), or participating in college-sponsored programs (e.g., internships, student teaching, clinical placements, travel, community engagement activities) must complete a daily self-checkup to monitor their health and possible exposure to the coronavirus on the days they are on campus.
  • All persons, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask while working indoors.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Some classroom or teaching experience, e.g. as a pre-service teacher candidate, para-professional, substitute teacher, teacher, community educator
  • Genuine desire to work with young children in a teaching capacity; building on foundational skills and closing learning gaps using formative and summative data and strong teaching pedagogy
  • Reliable transportation to travel to sites

Hours

This is an after-school program, with hours typically between 2:30 pm and 6:00 pm. The number of days per week will depend on the site and the availability of the tutor. However, our goal is for each scholar to experience three hours of tutoring per week, with the same tutor. A tutor must be able to commit to a minimum of 6 hours per week and 24 hours per month.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a copy of their New Jersey Criminal History Certification,  letter of interest,  and resume (CV). Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.