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Title: Tutor
Wage: $16 hour (includes vacation pay) for 16 hrs/week
Duration: 16-18 part-time weeks starting in November
Hours: later afternoon, evening and weekends
Locations: Island-wide
Employer: PEI Literacy Alliance
Deadline to apply: October 12th, 2019.

Tutor Job Description

As a tutor, you will work one-on-one with 15 students each week in one or two public libraries. You may be required to travel between libraries.

We will provide you with:

  • Training and support
  • A tutor tool kit with all the resources you will need
  • A referral sheet for each student that tells you what each student needs to work on
  • $0.40 per km travelled

Requirements:

  • You are willing to travel and have access to a vehicle
  • You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • Experience working with children ages 5 to 12

Qualifications:

  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be creative and innovative

 Assets:

  • Ability to tutor French students in grades K to 6
  • Knowledge of effective literacy teaching strategies
  • Experience working with children with learning disabilities

You will be responsible to:

  • attend one orientation and training day in Charlottetown
  • organize your own schedule, coordinating it with the libraries’ and parents’ schedules
  • meet with resource teachers from each of the school your students attend
  • develop unique lesson plans for each student
  • report to your supervisor regularly
  • maintain a good relationship with the library staff
  • maintain good communication with parents about what you are working on with their children and how their child is doing
  • write final reports for each child at the end of the tutoring term
  • submit time sheets and mileage sheets bi-weekly to your supervisor
  • take part in a program evaluations

Important note: In your cover letter please indicate how you meet all of the requirements and qualifications so that you do not screen yourself out.

Please indicate:

  • where you currently live
  • which library you are applying for
  • if you are able to tutor students in English, French Immersion or Francophone programs
  • If you are able and willing to travel to more than one library

How to apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and two references to  

gina@peiliteracy.ca

For more information please contact:
Gina Hyson
902-368-1810
gina@peiliteracy.ca