Mathematics Tutor

POSITION OVERVIEW

Square Root Academy team is offering free one-on-one virtual tutoring in Mathematics to 5th-8th grade scholars that need support with their studies. The STEAM Mathematics Tutor will work directly with scholars will be responsible for supporting math concepts up through those covered in Middle School level Algebra concepts.

This position is filled by a a knowledgable, patient, and experienced educator who is proficient in the fundamentals of mathematics and is inspired to empower all youth (our Scholars) through increasing competency. This person works closely with Education team members and is vital for Scholar success.

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Compensation: $2,000.00 Monthly Stipend

Commitment: Approximately 30 hours / week  HYBRID

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks

  • Working with students to help them understand key concepts, especially those learned in the classroom

  • Teaching skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions

  • Demonstrating academic best practices for specific subjects and assignments, including research and writing tactics

  • Developing and distributing teaching materials to supplement classroom lessons, including study guides

  • Conducting practice tests to track progress, identify areas of improvement and help set goals for exam preparation

  • Providing students positive and constructive feedback

  • Offering feedback on progress to students’ parents and teachers where appropriate

  • Building meaningful connections with students from diverse backgrounds

  • Instructing students both in person and over video chat

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or some college related to the STEM realm

  • 18 years or older

  • Experience working with youth in educational settings

  • Comfortable tutoring 5th-8th grade scholars

  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience preferred