AIM Upward Bound Tutor
The AIM Upward Bound Youth Academy program is a federally funded grant program that provides fundamental support to underrepresented high school students to increase the rate at which participants succeed in secondary and post-secondary education and pursue rewarding tech-enabled careers.
The Youth Academy serves high school students from low-income/under-resourced families and families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree.
The AIM Mentor works directly with the students served by the AIM Institute's programs. These services may include teaching, tutoring, mentoring, liaising with subject teachers, coordination subject mentors, following up with students, contacting parents, or counseling.
The Youth Academy programs at AIM Institute serve students from Omaha Bryan and Papillion-LaVista high schools. AIM Institute is seeking a variety of after school tutors to assist and inspire students to achieve their fullest potential in all core subjects.
Job Title: Upward Bound Tutor
Location(s): Bryan High School and Papillion La Vista High School
Hours: After-school programming (2hrs per week)
Minimum Qualifications: Certified teacher
Preferred Qualifications: High school or college teaching experience; Must be able to teach a mixed ability class.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Deliver areas of core curriculum to ensure students reach their academic potential, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and graduate from high school.
- Deliver courses geared towards generating excitement for learning, as well as developing concrete academic skills in participants.
- Maintain student records in a secure and confidential manner.
- Supervise students in afterschool tutoring programs.
- Maintain attendance sign-in and ensure accurate record of student attendance in Lacai.
- Assist students with their academic pursuits, scholarship search, and their pathway to graduation.
- Liaise closely with academic teachers of students in the program who have a D grade or lower to come up with a strategy to improve their grade.
- Follow up with these strategies to ensure improvement is made.
- Liaise with parents to ensure homework is completed
- Report to Coordinator or Director of program as needed to work with student’s parents, or create attendance plans.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills
- Demonstrate the motivation to work with students from diverse backgrounds
- Demonstrate patience in working with teens, and have a genuine ability to connect with teens
- Possess discretion, sound judgment, and solid decision-making skills.
- Be sensitive to the needs of diverse and disadvantaged populations
- Deliver engaging and age-appropriate instruction that keeps youth intellectually curious, interested, and focused
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