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Resident Tutor at ABC New Canaan - Room & Board Provided

Presencial, O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de New Canaan, CT

Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego:Meio Horário
Data de Início:21 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições:20 de agosto de 2024
Educação:Ensino Superior Requerido

Descrição

A Better Chance (ABC) New Canaan is seeking a dedicated and experienced Residential Tutor to join our team. Your role will be more than just providing academic support, instruction, and evening study hall supervision to eight gifted high school scholars. As a resident tutor, you will live onsite in a shared two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment adjacent to ABC House. As a mentor and advisor, you will play a pivotal role in our scholars’ lives, shaping their academic journey and preparing them for a successful future.

ABC New Canaan is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide transformative academic opportunities to talented young men of color. We support them in becoming well-rounded and confident leaders, preparing them for success in college and life.  Our program welcomes gifted scholars as freshmen into the vibrant New Canaan community. Here, they attend our nationally ranked high school, participate in all of the athletic, artistic, and volunteer activities that the high school and community have to offer and live together at the ABC house in town under the care of a supportive resident director. They become a part of a local host family, having a home away from home during their four years at ABC New Canaan and beyond. This is the inspiring and supportive environment you will be a part of as a Residential Tutor. 

ABC New Canaan Scholars make academic success their primary goal, and our resident tutors play a critical role in helping them achieve this goal and fostering a positive learning environment.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Serving as In Loco Parentis and role model for our eight scholars
  • Academic advising in concert with the Board appointed Academic Advisor  
  • Supervise two of the evening study halls Monday through Thursday, 7-9:30 p.m., with occasional weekend hours as needed 
  • Assist scholars with homework assignments and test preparation.
  • Supervise incremental study sessions for Scholars during mid-term and final exam periods 
  • Teach scholars good organizational, planning, study, and self-advocacy skills  
  • Ensure they are completing all homework on time and adequately preparing for tests and quizzes
  • Monitor scholars’ progress in each course, provide regular feedback to the Academic Advisor and Resident Director, and flag any potential problems.
  • Assist with driving scholars, events, and emergencies 
  • Eat dinner with the scholars in the ABC House whenever possible.]
  • Serve as backup if the Resident Director(s) are away.

Qualifications 

  • College diploma required (preferably in the area of education or related field)  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in teaching or tutoring middle and high schoolers.
  • Strong background in writing, math, and science 
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations 
  • A strong commitment to the mission and objectives of ABC New Canaan 

You may be employed full-time or elsewhere during the day, provided such employment does not preclude you from carrying out the above mentioned responsibilities during the school year. 

Summers, school breaks and most weekends off.

Compensation 

Compensation for this position is room and board. Specifically, you may live at the Tutors’ apartment* throughout the year, including a private bedroom, bathroom, shared common space, access to onsite laundry facilities, and off-street parking. All utilities will be included, and professional cleaning will be provided once a month. Dinner will be provided for you Monday - Thursday during the school year.

*Tutor accommodations are located in a separate building on the ABC property, which is conveniently located in downtown New Canaan, within walking distance of stores, restaurants, and the Metro North train station. 

If you are passionate about education, equity, and opportunity and have the skills necessary to support students in achieving their academic goals, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position. 

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Jamie Boris at jboris@abchousenc.org.

A Better Chance (ABC) New Canaan is seeking a dedicated and experienced Residential Tutor to join our team. Your role will be more than just providing academic support, instruction, and evening study hall supervision to eight gifted high…

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Compensation 

Compensation for this position is room and board. Specifically, you may live at the Tutors’ apartment* throughout the year, which includes a private bedroom, bathroom, shared common space, access to onsite laundry facilities, and off-street parking. All utilities will be included, and professional cleaning will be provided once a month. Dinner will be provided for you Monday - Thursday during the school year.

*Tutor accommodations are located in a separate building on the ABC property, which is conveniently located in downtown New Canaan, within walking distance of stores, restaurants, and the Metro North train station. 

Compensation 

Compensation for this position is room and board. Specifically, you may live at the Tutors’ apartment* throughout the year, which includes a private bedroom, bathroom…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

English, Spanish is a plus although not required

English, Spanish is a plus although not required

Localização

Presencial
64 Locust Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840, USA

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