Liberal Arts Career Services
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Houston Independent School District Apollo 20, Sr. Academic Tutor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11219

Fri, April 8, 2016

Houston Independent School District seeks strong, talented candidates to join its Apollo 20 Urban Education Priority School Tutors Program. The Apollo 20 Priority School Tutors Program is a 10-month commitment, beginning with training. Priority Tutors will be full-time tutors for secondary students in one of nine HISD Apollo 20 Priority schools. 
APOLLO SCHOOL TUTOR ROLES 
Tutors will instruct students daily in small group settings to supplement and enhance traditional in-class mathematics instruction. Tutors will prepare lesson plans in accordance with a set program curriculum as dictated by the individual needs of each student. Tutors will coordinate with the campus-level Apollo 20 Fellow Supervisor, classroom teachers, school administration, and parents to maximize student achievement. 
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
- Carries out all the responsibilities of an academic tutor and assists students in the development of advanced learning skills in a variety of progressively complex academic areas as well as reinforces students' ability in necessary subject-specific basic skills. 
- Observes, monitors, and assesses students’ performance often and records data to track student performance. Modifies instruction based on student assessment results. 
- Prepares instructional activities that aid in mastering specific academic skills, including subject matter content and state-mandated and end-of-course assessments. Instructs and monitors students in appropriate use and care of all materials and equipment to prevent injuries and damage. 
- Presents subject matter to students using a variety of research-based instructional strategies centered on students’ individual needs. Apollo 20 Fellows will maintain contact with parents and guardians, working along with the classroom teacher and school administration to foster the relationship between home and school that is an important part of student success. 
- Assists students in setting and reaching individualized academic goals and operates as a mentor to students in scholastic pursuits. 
- Actively collaborates with all stakeholders and participates in professional development activities necessary to successfully carry out job-related duties as assigned. 
- Enforces school/district policies and rules governing students as related to behavior management. Maintains confidentiality of student information as required by law and district policies. 
- Performs other job-related

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    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
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