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.

 To Be a Tutor, You Must:

  • Have completed each subject you wish to tutor with a grade of B or better
  • Submit a completed application
  • Must be enrolled at a College Institution
  • Enroll and complete CSS 168 (for credit) or CSS 768 (non-credit)

To Apply:

1. Complete a Student Success Center Tutor Application

  • If you are enrolled in 6 or more units at a College Institution CLICK HERE TO APPLY
      • Application requires: a faculty recommendation (that's embedded into the application), unofficial transcripts to be uploaded, and a copy of your enrollment verification with number of units/credits enrolled in.

     (Contact siboney_guardado@cuesta.edu for questions)

    2. Job Interview

    3. Enroll in CSS 168 or CSS 768- Tutor Training Course
     

    General Description of Duties:

      • Tutors are expected to successfully complete course, CSS 168/768 - 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