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Secondary Instructional Support-Newport News: In-Person

Company: University Instructors, Inc.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

University Instructors is seeking face-to-face middle/high school teachers and tutors to support our elementary and middle school students within the Newport News Public Schools District . The tutor will be responsible for providing exceptional instruction, student mentorship and subject matter expertise in ELA/Math/Science .

Start Date: November 2021

Subjects:

Middle/High: ELA/Math/Science

* Please note that UI, in consideration of the pandemic and in accordance with national health guidance, strongly encourages all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For in-person placements, preference will be given to candidates who can show proof of vaccination. Applicants who are not vaccinated will be considered for comparable remote or virtual positions if available. All employees will be required to comply with all CDC, federal, state, and local guidelines regarding mitigating the spread of COVID-19.*

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

* Familiarity with learning platforms and course content, structure, and style within ELA/Math/Science.
* Engage with students in a friendly and professional manner requesting information about the course, activity, and/or specific content so they can quickly serve the student's needs.
* Respond to student questions in a positive, supportive manner, giving as detailed explanations as possible.
* Guide the student through content and/or process without answering the question for them.
* Be vigilant to signs that the student is asking for help on assessment (quizzes and test) questions and setting the expectation with students that tutors will not confirm answers but can help clarify what the assessment questions is asking, provide parallel problems, or guide the student back to course content.
* Redirect students to their teacher (when applicable) for questions relating to their specific course.
* Seek guidance from the advisors/program manager by escalating content questions and sharing chat transcripts for evaluation and feedback.
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

* Adheres to the professional teaching obligations and be a subject matter expert.
* Fosters a positive and motivating environment for students.
* Provide student feedback in a manner that supports learning.
* Actively listens and delivers information in a clear, compelling and concise manner.
* Attention to detail when typing with minimal spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.
* Ability to multitask between multiple students and courses.
* Regular and predictable attendance.
* Must be local to the Hampton Roads area.

Education and/or Experience:

* Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
* Minimum of two years of experience working in secondary education

EEO Statement

University Instructors, LLC is an equal opportunity employer

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