Applying for a PAID tutoring position in the Math, Science, & Subject Tutoring Center
If you're a Woodbury student who is interested in becoming a tutor, you should first learn about the job qualifications and requirements below. If you still feel you would be a good fit for our Center and would like to help your fellow students, follow the directions under "How to Apply."
General Overview of Position
Tutors at the Math, Science, & Subject Tutoring Center (MSST) will work with students using the Socratic method of dialogue and other techniques that engage students and empower them to be better learners. In their role, they will never do the student’s work for them, but teach them how to work better on their own. The following is a description of a tutor’s duties and responsibilities.
At a minimum, those applying for a Math Center tutoring position should possess the following qualifications:
In addition to the minimum qualifications noted above, ideal applicants will also possess the following:
How to Apply
Interested applicants should contact either a math instructor or instructor in a math-intensive class and ask him/her for a referral. The instructor should send the referral to Laurel DiGangi, Coordinator of Tutoring Services (firstname.lastname@example.org). Once Laurel receives the referral, she will contact the student for the following:
Cover letter addressing the minimum/desirable qualifications.
The final step in the hiring process is an in-person interview.
Tutors will be hired based on a combination of factors, including an ability to fulfill the qualifications listed above, interpersonal skills, and ability to explain concepts in a mock-tutoring session.