Pearson Literacy & Math Tutor Intern in Kentucky
Literacy & Math Tutor Intern - ( 2105382 )
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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.
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.
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.
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