Professional Academic Tutor/Coach
The Institute for Learning Differences, ILD, is seeking professional tutors/academic coaches. The ILD is a comprehensive support program designed for college students with documented learning disabilities. Working with ILD students the tutor/coach will implement student-centric methods focusing on learning strategies and content knowledge while applying best practices for students with learning differences.
The part-time professional tutor/coach is responsible for assisting the ILD director with all student tutoring activities for students enrolled in the institute. The duties include:
Providing tutoring in specific content areas and other areas of expertise according to a posted schedule;
Assisting students in becoming successful independent learners;
Striving to inspire, motivate, and encourage ILD students;
Supporting student use of assistive technology as needed;
Design course success plans with consideration to executive function limitation and content knowledge
Implementing within tutoring services the current knowledge of learning styles, disability related supports, study skills, and critical thinking;
Collaborating with the ILD director and/or instructors to determine the learning needs of students and the tutoring approach preferred by those instructors;
Maintaining materials needed by students;
Maintaining the appropriate ILD paperwork;
Working in partnership with the center coordinator to creatively plan and implement academic services within area of expertise;
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in your content area or field related to learning differences required. Excellent English communication skills required. Must possess the ability to interact with a diverse student population. Needs for American Sign Language, Biology, Business, Computer Science, Law, Psychology, and Sociology.