Jackson Local School District


Position: Tutor (Title I and Supplemental)
Reports to: Building Principal/Curriculum Director
Employment Status: Part-time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Description: Provide tutorial services for students in grades K-5

NOTE: The below lists are not ranked in order of importance


Essential Functions:
• Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings.
• Has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
• Shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.
• Ensure safety of students
• Tutor in subject area assigned and evaluate the students using sound instructional practices
• Effectively manage individual student behavior to maintain a good learning environment
• Prepare clear and timely lesson plans
• Evaluate student subject level
• Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required
• Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development
• Counsel with colleagues, students and parents
• Make provisions for being available to students and parents for educational-related purposes outside the instruction day
• Maintain and improve professional competence
• Tutor students in the locations and at the times designated
• Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
• Refer students suspected of learning disabilities for diagnosis on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required
• Assist the administration in implementing all procedures and rules governing student life and conduct, and develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure for the classroom, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
• Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined in the content standards which have been approved by the Board of Education
• Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
• Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete, and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
• Act as teacher, facilitator and information source in subject area specialty
• Teach new concepts and facilitate different activities enabling students to learn in different ways
• Participate on building "teams" when requested and agreed upon
• Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy

• Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., home and discipline situations, medical background and family history
• Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
• Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation
• Attend meetings and in-services as required by Principal/Curriculum Director/Superintendent

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Building Principal/Curriculum Director

• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from an accredited institution of higher learning
• Alternatives to the above qualification as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of academic area and teaching methodology
• Basic knowledge of all other subject matter
• Ability to work effectively with others
• Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
• Effective, active listening skills
• Organizational and problem solving skills
• Experience working with children
• Training in varied instructional methods
• Basic computer skills
• Excellent reading comprehension