Working as a tutor is a great experience for you to improve your communication skills, deepen your understanding of the subject you tutor, and help other students succeed academically.

 

General Description of Duties:

  • Tutors are expected to successfully complete course, CSS 168- Tutoring Training
  • Be prepared, present and punctual for your scheduled tutoring hours
  • Be knowledgeable about academic resources available in the Center and on campus
  • Tutor students in a small-group, drop-in, or classroom tutoring (embedded tutoring) to give learning assistance
  • Work with students on an individual basis to enhance deeper learning of a subject
  • Assist students in improving academic achievement by promoting active learning and study skills.
  • Exhibit a positive welcoming attitude
  • Assist with other Student Success Center tasks and projects when needed
  • Demonstrate a commitment to student success in coursework
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully
    • Work productively with students and staff from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
    • Demonstrate the learning process, show alternative methods of completing work, and encourage practice opportunities
  • Use the computer, including the Internet and some online platforms, for tutoring
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Encourage students to provide feedback via tutor evaluation forms
    • Follow guidelines and duties outlined by the college and the Student Success Center Supervisor

 

To Be at Student Tutor, You Must:

  • Have completed each subject you wish to tutor with a grade of B or better
  • Submit a completed application
  • Enroll and complete CSS 168

 

To Apply :

1. Complete a Student Success Center Tutor Application

Please print, complete and submit to the Student Success Center on the San Luis Obispo Campus 3300 or email to SSC@cuesta.edu

  • Applications require: a faculty recommendation and unofficial transcript

2. Job Interview

3. Enroll in CSS 168- Tutor Training