This is a 75% limited position from June 2018 to August 2018. This temporary appointment will not continue past August 2018.
The mission of the UCSD TRIO Outreach Program is to increase the post secondary matriculation of low income, first generation college students. Approximately 950 San Diego County students are served from five U.S. Department of Education grants.
Under close supervision of higher-level TRIO Career Staff, uses K-14 academic preparation professional concepts and practices by working with assigned sites to implement academic preparation programs. Applicants must be proficient in high school level math, including: Integrated Math II, Pre-Calculus and Calculus. Tutors will work with diverse, low-income, first generation high school students. Tutors will provide in-class support during the summer program in four subject areas: Math, Science, Composition and Literature.
Tutors will also help manage the after-class tutoring space, which includes working with a large group of approximately 50 students. Tutoring will take place both at UCSD and at a local high school, therefore transportation is required. During tutoring, tutors will; lead individual or small group tutorials, maintain productive learning environment and provide college-going workshops. Tutors will be asked to serve as role models and therefore will be expected to act with the utmost respect, diplomacy and tact when working with students.
Responsible for frequent communication with their supervisors, especially as it pertains to their role in monitoring student attendance and behavior. May be asked to chaperone activities on Fridays and Sundays, which includes riding the bus with students, engaging students in the activity and ensuring students are respectful on the trip. Given the dynamic and fast paced nature of the summer programs, may be asked to take on additional duties as assigned, such as, making copies for teachers, assist with sports activities, walking students and monitoring students during lunch.
Must have reliable transportation and able to work at multiple locations this summer, including UCSD campus, Mount Miguel HS and/or City College.
Experience with classroom tutoring, group tutoring or individual tutoring with high school level courses. Experience with keeping students on task and supervising minors in an academic setting.
Experience with high school youth in an academic setting or experience with community programs that serve diverse groups of people.
Knowledge of academic programs, including curricula and admissions requirements at higher education institutions.
Demonstrated knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements.
Knowledge of higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), and ability to explain procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.
Basic knowledge and understanding of K-14 education.
Ability to understand and implement various instructional methods and strategies for increasing students academic skills. Ability to assist students with problem solving, finding solutions and approaching their academic work
Basic knowledge working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.
Ability to lead and supervise a group of people and facilitate group discussions. Ability to communicate effectively in one-one and group settings.
Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.
Proven experience working cooperatively as part of a team. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
The tutors will abide by and enforce all University, Residence Life and TRIO policies and the UCSD/TRIO Code of Conduct and Principles of Community.
A background check is required.
Must sign the CANRA form as a California Mandated Reporter.
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