COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.
Youth Education & Employment Services (YEES)
Academic Tutor Coordinator/Lead Tutor
Under the supervision of the Academic Tutor Coordinator/Lead Tutor, the Tutor will work with Alaska Native/Native American Indian students in various settings, both in and out of the classroom. The Tutor will provide individual and group tutoring.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in providing instruction in core subjects, primarily reading, writing and math. Other subject areas may also be addressed as needed.
Support students’ academic development through the provision of tutoring services as deemed appropriate and necessary.
Tutoring may occur after the student school day, the tutor will be responsible for the supervision of students during the tutoring session as well as during the dismissal and/or parent /guardian pick up times.
Responsible for improving the academic achievement levels of Alaska Native/American Indian students through our standards-based, culturally appropriate educational system
Promote good attendance toward completing of high school and post-secondary education.
Increase cultural awareness and traditional leadership skills for students.
Develop positive working relationships with students and families by engaging parents/guardians and families in the educational process.
Become familiar with Anchorage School District (ASD) curriculum and be willing to use innovative and culturally responsive teaching methods.
Maintain daily attendance records and a weekly tutoring log.
Submit tutoring log to Academic Tutor Coordinator/Lead Tutor weekly.
Work directly with the CITC YEES staff, ASD Alpha Counselors, teachers, administration, Indian Education staff, and Program Directors to ensure effective communication and success with each student.
Coordinate with CITC team members concerning in-school parent conferences.
Participate in CITC staff development training and attend applicable ASD in-service seminars and workshops.
Communicate regularly with program staff via reports, in-person conferences, emails, phone calls and team meetings.
Follow ASD policies; Tutors are CITC employees as well as guests in the schools and all relationships must be respected.
Maintain a positive working relationship with all CITC personnel and stakeholders.
Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies and procedures.
Performs all related duties as assigned.
Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work with diverse groups of people with varying needs.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and as a contributory team member in a positive, productive manner.
Strong problem solving skills.
Ability to coordinate multiple activities and prioritize workload.
Skill in analyzing and interpreting information.
Strong problem solving proficiency.
Ability to think logically, methodically, accurately as well as creatively.
Well-developed computer skills, including spreadsheet, word processing and publishing programs.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, educational, training and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
Demonstrated experience working with Alaska Native people, knowledge of their values and belief systems and ability to provide culturally competent services.
Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.
The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.