Metco, Inc. Academic Tutor in Boston, Massachusetts

The Student Suppot Services Department runs an after school academic enrichment program based in our Headquarters office. It meets Monday - Friday from 4:00PM - 6:00PM with specific times and days dedicated to subject areas. The program will focus on building Math and English Language Arts skills. The students are in grades K-6. Tutors will have specific expertise and experience in either or both of these areas and grade levels. The Academic Tutor will: - Provide individualized and group instructions to elementary school students in the area of Math and/or English Language Arts - Facilitate a learning environment that is open and non-threatening - Be familiar with the learning objectives of Mass. Common Core Curriculum - Encourage critical thinking and ensure students' knowledge is challenged and probed - Utilize school teacher's feedback, input and evaluations in order to develop an individualized student learning plan - Provide students, parents and teachers with feedback regarding academic progress - Document student progress and outcomes - Use technology resources to enhance learning Required Skills: - Bachelor required, Master preferred in Education, English, Math or related field - At least two years of experience working in a teaching role or environment - Ability to work weekdays from 4:00PM - 6:00PM. Days to be determined according to grade and subject area expertise - Strong communication skills (written, oral, media) - Outgoing personality, ability to work sensitively with diverse populations and to motivate students - Strong computer knowledge and ability to use technology such as tablets, office, online educational resources, scanning, databases, and email - Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with deadlines, multi-tasking - Willingness and ability to accept feedback and learn new tasks quickly - Strong organizational skills and attention to details a must