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Pearson Literacy & Math Tutor Intern in Kentucky

Literacy & Math Tutor Intern - ( 2105382 )

Description

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Tutors are responsible for helping students to understand different subjects. They assess, assist and encourage the students in the learning processes. These professionals also review materials used in classes, explain various topics, and answers all the doubts and questions of the student regarding to that topic. Their functions are a supplementation to the class room teaching. They may work at schools giving extra support for children with issues in some subjects.

Tutors usually perform many of the following tasks:

  • Developing student´s skills.

  • Helping students to improve their learning process.

  • Detecting specific needs of each student.

  • Teaching supplementary lessons.

  • Creating reports.

Skills

  • Being able to work well with students from different backgrounds.

  • Having good sense of humor.

  • Being able to reinforce study skills.

  • Having good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Being able to motivate others.

  • Having time management skills.

  • Being able to serve as a role model for students.

  • Having leadership skills.

  • Being patient.

  • Having interpersonal skills

Tutors are responsible for leading one-on-one or small group lessons that cater to the needs and goals of their students. They often have the following other responsibilities:

  • Reviewing classroom or curricula topics and assignments

  • Assisting students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks

  • Working with students to help them understand key concepts, especially those learned in the classroom

  • Teaching skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions

  • Demonstrating academic best practices for specific subjects and assignments, including research and writing tactics

  • Developing and distributing teaching materials to supplement classroom lessons, including study guides

  • Conducting practice tests to track progress, identify areas of improvement and help set goals for exam preparation

  • Providing students positive and constructive feedback

  • Offering feedback on progress to students' parents and teachers where appropriate

This is a paid internship Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Applicant must currently be enrolled in a teacher prepartory program actively pursuing teacher certification as their course of study. Preferred applicants are focusing their studies in elementary education, special education or school counseling with GPA 3.0 or higher.

Must be able to work with primary school aged children and pass a background check.

All applicants must submit an unofficial transcript and letter of recommendation from faculty member of their current program.

Primary Location : US-Kentucky

Job : Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Internship

Job Level : Entry Level

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Apr 27, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 2105382

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