The University of New Brunswick Saint John welcomes applications for the position of Tutoring Program Coordinator with the Promise Partnership. This is a one-year term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with a salary range of $36,523 - $45,655 per annum.
This position is accountable to the Promise Partnership Supervisor. The Tutoring Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the high school tutoring program of the Promise Partnership.
- Work with the Promise Partnership Supervisor to offer academic tutoring of students at least two days per week.
- Supervise UNBSJ student tutors, and ensure that they are trained appropriately.
- Organize transportation for tutoring sessions and other special initiatives.
- Approve and submit tutor hours during payroll periods.
- Keep in regular contact with high school principals, parents, students, school officials and employees at UNBSJ. Keep up-to-date on Anglophone south district policies.
- Act as a liaison between the student and teacher/resource teacher to assist the student with their academic requirements.
- Supervise UNBSJ student tutors, and high school participants, offering tutoring support, assisting with logistics to run the program, etc. The coordinators are required to chart student progress after each session and keep in contact with other program coordinators to ensure efficient coordination of the program.
- Engage in planning meetings with other Promise Partnership staff.
- Contribute to website and social media for programs.
- Provide data (qualitative and quantitative) to support the evaluation of this project as necessary. Collect data on 9-12 programming to be used as part of program evaluation and monitoring.
- Work with grade 11 and 12 students to help promote and support applications to PSE institutions.
- Work with students to assist with applications for scholarships, bursaries, etc.
- Bachelor Degree, College diploma or some post-secondary education required; a combination of training and experience may be considered.
- Background in Student Resource-support; Literacy, Math, or Science would be an asset.
- EAL support. Experience working with various constituent groups (parents, students, teachers, etc.).
- A clear criminal record check is required, as is completion of policy 701.
- Must be able to work flexible hours. Tutoring is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings (programming may require additional evening/weekend work).
- Strong interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills are required.
- Knowledge of Anglophone School District South is an asset.
- Ability to work in a team environment is crucial (as is the ability to work independently with little direction).
- Excellent oral and written ability is a must.
Closing date for applications is July 12, 2021 4:00PM.
This position is covered by the terms and conditions contained in the Collective Agreement negotiated between UNB and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551.
The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.