Boys and Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico
Academic Tutor Job in Arecibo, PR
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Collaborates on teaching the participants in the Educational Program by offering tutoring in the subject of Mathematics, Spanish and English, verifying assignments, providing and correcting practice exercises.
TASKS AND ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: + Daily reinforcement of academic skills, such as Mathematics, Spanish and English in students with academic lag. + Provide and correct practice exercises for different school skills. + Provide specialized tutoring as needed. + Participate and collaborate in the activities organized within the program. + Support other club programs. + Keep track of the "Power Points" accumulated by the participants. + Keeps participant records organized and up-to-date. + Note in the records any comments relevant to the participant's academic achievement. + Perform any other task assigned by the Program Onsite Club Coordinator or the Unit Director. + Be a positive example at all times through their actions, inside and outside the Club. EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: + University student (preferably in Education) with studies leading towards a Bachelor's Degree; 60 college credits, 15 credits in Education. + One (1) year of experience providing tutoring. + English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. + Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. + Training and Teaching Others - Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. + Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. + Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. + Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. + Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. + Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. + Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. Knowledge in theory of multiple intelligences and learning styles. + Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. + Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. + Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. + Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. + Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. + Working with Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. Especially of MS Office and internet search. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: + Standing or sitting and speaking or listening are regularly required. Ability to use common office equipment such as computers, facsimiles, printers, calculators, etc. Frequently required to drive motor vehicles. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES: + Goal Oriented: Ability to execute actions, use resources efficiently, and make timely decisions according to the quality standards expected by the organization to obtain the expected results. + Service Oriented: Ability to identify and understand the needs and expectations of people in relation to the organization, and serve them with the required quality. + Teamwork: Ability to build cooperative relationships based on trust with the people whom will interact with at work. Promoting the achievement of the organization's objectives. + Effective Communication: Ability to listen and express in a clear, concrete and timely way through writing, verbal and non-verbal communication. + Organizational Commitment: Ability and willingness to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, values and objectives of the organization, and act based on organizational policies and procedures. + Willingness to Change: Ability to propose changes and adapt work actions to the new realities presented by the organization and its context. + Professional Development: Ability to be an example, by practicing self-development, actively participating in learning forums and promoting the best human resources practices. + Safety: Ability to quickly manage and alert a work-related safety and/or emergency. ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES: + Extraordinary: Uses his talent and experience to clarify structure, roles and relationships and transform obstacles into opportunities. + Missionary: Maintains self-control in situations of stress and conflict, seeks support when necessary and is committed to letting others know when their behaviors affect them. + VISIONARY: Ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities that guarantee the fulfillment of organizational objectives. + Collaborator: Demonstrates availability, cordiality and participates in face-to-face communication with colleagues and clients, uses email to inform. + PARTICIPATIVE: Complies with established agreements and increases conversations, negotiating priorities and / or asking questions to validate information. + CREATIVE: Promotes a sense of innovation for the development of new ideas, trends and processes to carry out their work. + UTOPIAN: Focused on professional development and change management, ensuring to include all those who are impacted by the change. DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER