Project -Track Literacy Academic Tutor​/Part Time, Unicoi County Middle School

Job Description

Position:  Project On-Track Literacy Academic Tutor (Part Time, Unicoi County Middle School)
Location: Erwin


  • Minimum of high school diploma
  • Professional Responsibilities: Tutors are responsible for leading small literacy groups that address the needs and goals of their students. Tutors should use a variety of soft skills and academic knowledge to support assigned students.

Salary: Based on Education Level

  • Licensed/Certified Teachers: $35 per hour (no benefits)
  • Bachelor’s Degree: $30 per hour (no benefits)
  • High School Diploma: $20 per hour (no benefits)

Essential Functions:

The following functions are normal for this position. These functions are not exclusive or all inclusive as other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Participate in professional trainings for instructional platforms and materials to be used with students
  • Familiarize yourself with resources provided by Project On-Track in Canvas
  • Design tutoring sessions based on Project On-Track training and protocols; follow all expected ratios and lesson plans
  • Prepare supporting materials prior to tutoring sessions
  • Possess time management skills so that tutored students may accomplish their goals (finish a lesson each day in Amplify; complete a mini-routine each day in grades 6-8)
  • Assess students’ progress throughout tutoring sessions (progress monitor on day 8 of each 10-day lesson set in Amplify)
  • Provide students with positive and constructive feedback
  • Access progress reports and provide progress updates to parents/ core teachers twice per semester, coinciding with district reporting
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding student information
  • Maintain a quiet and orderly workspace for students within the tutoring area
  • Manage program equipment and materials; communicate needs to site coordinator
  • Monitor and maintain student participation and attendance throughout the sessions; record attendance at the beginning of each session
  • Check email,
    , to ensure that program updates and communications are reviewed and addressed in a timely manner; complete requests thoroughly in a timely manner
  • Tutors should actively seek help from the literacy specialist whenever they require assistance with learning routines or platforms

* Other duties may be assigned by Project On-Track Site Coordinator.

Temperament (Personal Traits):

  • Adaptability in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure
  • Adaptability in accepting responsibility for the direction, control, or planning of an activity
  • Adaptability in dealing with students, families, and colleagues
  • Adaptability in making generalizations, evaluations, and decisions
  • General Requirements:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned.

    Please note:

    • Approved applicants must hold proper credentials and certification.
    • Applicants who meet certification/endorsement requirements may be interviewed for open positions.


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