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High School & College Math and Science Tutor

Employment type
Part Time
14 days ago
Los Angeles

Job Title: High School and College Math and Science Tutor
Department: Bridge to the Future (BTF)
Reports to: Program Director of Teen and Young Adult Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: 20 hours per week
Hourly Rate: 14.00 per hour

Under the direction of the Program Director of Teen and Young Adult Services, the Tutor holds the primary responsibility of working one-on- one and in small groups (3-4) with members in areas of Math and Science. The Tutor will work closely with the High School Pathways Coordinator and other BTF tutor(s) to ensure that high school members are on track to graduate and have the option of going to college. To meet this end, the Tutor will identify members’ academic needs and work closely with them to develop or maintain essential academic skills. The Tutor will provide reports to the High School Pathways Coordinator and the Program Director of Teen and Young Adult Services on the overall progress and success of our members. This job is performed by completing the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Under the direction of the Program Director of Teen and Young Adult Services, the Tutor will meet the following requirements and perform the following duties personally and through interns/volunteers:
  • Develop, prepare and implement engaging one-on- one and small group tutoring sessions for teen members and entry-level college students
  • Communicate with staff instructors and High School Pathways Coordinator to identify and best meet the needs of each member, assisting with the tracking of members’ academic process
  • Under the direction of the Higher Education Coordinator, facilitate and/or assist with Summer Intensive
  • Facilitate and/or assist with SAT/ACT Prep course recruitment and planning
  • Assist students in identifying school resources to ensure academic and personal success
  • Assist students in developing individual academic plans and transition plans to college
  • Assist BTF staff in planning and coordination of special events
  • Complete administrative duties, such as providing monthly and/or quarterly reports, in a timely manner
  • Address student behavior appropriately and following the approach adopted by the agency
  • Complying with agency’s legal mandate to report suspicions of abuse
  • Assist with the supervision of members during program hours
  • Attend all required program meetings and professional development
  • Serve as a mentor and role model for members
  • Other duties may be assigned

To perform this important job successfully, the High School and College Math and Science Tutor must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to his/her own ongoing personal and professional development. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Organizational Skills
  • Mission-Driven
  • Dedication to excellence
  • Time Management
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Ability to Multi task
  • Digital Design (Beginner Photoshop)
  • Design skills for printed and online collateral Data base management
  • Collaborative Skills (ability to work with staff and volunteers)
  • Computer Skills (Intermediate level Microsoft Office)
  • Proficient in Excel preferred
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years experience working with teen and young adult population
  • Two years working in an office environment

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing, required on daily basis
  • Lift up to 20 pounds regularly
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Use of hands for clerical functions (data entry, phones, filing)

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Background screening required/Relevant skills assessment required during initial screening

To apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, to Human Resources at [email protected].

(E-mail submission only/No phone inquiries)
Responses will be sent only individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position