Tutor

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 12:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

Program Overview – After 4 Program, Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound provides stable housing and a comprehensive strategy of employment training and childcare supports to 76 single parent, female-led families who have experienced homelessness. The goal of Homeward Bound is to support women successfully transitioning from shelters to independent, community living, and from under-employment to sustainable employment. The neighbourhood program supports the mothers’ success by providing safe, healthy, and educational programming for their children after school. The free tutoring program supports the academic success of the children, many of whom are having difficulty with school (behaviourally, academically, attendance) through providing additional support in small group settings.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and small group tutoring for students in grades 1 through grade 8 (assessments, lesson plans, progress reports)
  • Support children with their current school work and assignments
  • Establish a learning environment through creative and innovative techniques that would motivate the students and ensure consistence attendance of students
  • Incorporate an interactive model of learning where students are engaged in their own learning
  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Facilitate learning as a guide and coach to assist the student to become a successful, independent learner
  • Integrate effective study and learning strategies to maximize the student’s potential for academic progress
  • Incorporate effective study and learning strategies to maximize academic success (organization skills, time management, study habits)
  • Maintain ongoing contact with the parents regarding their child’s progress

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Education or a related field
  • OCT qualified is considered a strong asset
  • Minimum one (1) year experience teaching or tutoring students in primary or secondary school
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working with young people who experience difficulty in attending school consistently and achieving academic success
  • Experience teaching students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and an understanding of how they are developed and how to integrate them in your teaching

What Will Set You Apart

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly establish rapport and communicate well with students
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and engage students
  • Capacity to instruct students of various grades and abilities simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Toronto school systems and the Ontario school curriculum
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve academic goals
  • Effective multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision, yet work well as part of a team
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Sensitive to needs of marginalized populations.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter by December 31, 2020 to:

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