La Jolla Country Day School seeks experienced tutors to work with middle and upper school students in all subject areas. Tutors are members of the Learning Resource Center and typically work with individual students one-on-one during the school day. Tutors work collaboratively with colleagues in the LRC and with students' respective classroom educators.
Essential duties will include:
Organizing tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning
Monitoring student performance and/or assisting students in academic environments
Reviewing class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, and developing alternate learning plans
Providing feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, and build confidence
Maintain records of student performance
Identifying and implementing intervention strategies and tutoring plans
Continuously communicating with students, parents, and classroom educators
The candidate must hold at least a Bachelor's degree. Prior teaching or tutoring experience is preferred, and preference will be given to applicants who have had demonstrated success in working with neuro-diverse students.
The ideal candidate will possess or demonstrate the following: a growth mindset, self-motivation, positive energy, strong interpersonal skills, a service-oriented and team approach to work, approachability, openness to new and divergent ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in an educational setting where children and adults are present.
All School personnel must successfully complete a fingerprint background check through Live Scan and provide current tuberculosis clearance.
About La Jolla Country Day School
La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) is an independent coeducational day school for students in early childhood (age 3) through Grade 12. LJCDS prides itself on identifying students and teachers of character who have a strong work ethic and a desire for greatness in any realm that inspires them. Through an outstanding faculty and staff, the school delivers an exceptional academic program, mentors the pursuit of greatness, and engages thought leaders into the fabric of the school. Its promise is to “Inspire Greatness for a Better World.”