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Working As A Second Language Tutor

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Getting Information
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $40,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Second Language Tutor Do At University of Alaska

* Tutors are hired by the Languages Department each semester (Fall and Spring) to assist students in their studies of American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
* Successful applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year from which tutors will be hired each semester according to the needs of that semester's schedule.
* Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of a contract, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester; hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis, according to the needs of that semester's schedule.
* Duties may include some or all of the following: assisting students with grammatical and cultural questions as appropriate; providing conversation practice in the target language; providing assistance with written and oral assignments (at the discretion of the instructor); encouraging a supportive environment for the beginning learner to practice his or her skills.
* Tutors must participate in training offered by the Learning Resource Center, as well as the Department of Languages.
* Proficiency in the target language and the ability to explain grammatical concepts and provide conversational practice at a level deemed sufficient to the language section or tutor coordinator.
* Attention to detail and timeliness in completion of assigned tasks.
* Requires effective and timely communication skills.
* Previous experience teaching or tutoring and native or near-native language proficiency or study-abroad experience are preferred.
* Temporary Grade 71, $10
* hr minimum
* Advertised:02 Aug 2017Alaskan Daylight Time
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Top Second Language Tutor Skills

  1. Grammar
  2. Weekly Lesson Plans
  3. ESL
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Revised grammar and practiced comprehension through conversation.
  • Developed weekly lesson plans for college level second language learners Assisted students in becoming efficient English language participants
  • Maintained ongoing connections with ESL students via scheduled, weekly appointments.
  • Provided private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic.
  • Lead small study groups with focus on the conversational aspects of language learning.

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