Canlan Sportsplex Lake Barrington is seeking out Tutors/Teachers who are highly energetic team players who love working, and engaging with children for our K.A.R.E School Program.
Canlan Sportsplex Lake Barrington is looking for a teacher/tutor to help students K-5th grade who will sign up on a monthly basis for guidance through e-learning. They will help students develop relevant skills and better understand the curriculum so they do not fall behind in this new way of learning. We are looking for people to work with students to academic outcomes by providing valuable help that complements in-classroom instruction and/or e-learning and promote ongoing learning and self-confidence.
The Tutor/Teachers will:
- Assist students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks
- Work with students to help them understand key concepts, especially those learned in the classroom
- Teach skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
- Demonstrate academic best practices for specific subjects and assignments, including research and writing tactics
- Provide students positive and constructive feedback
Experience and Knowledge Required:
- General knowledge of K-5 academic requirements and milestones
- Strong verbal and written communication skills to clearly explain challenging concepts, provide instructions and deliver feedback
- Ability to motivate and encourage students to improve their academic performance using effective goal-setting strategies
- Creativity and flexibility in order to personalize their learning approach for individual students
- Patience and compassion for students as they develop skills and improve their performance
- Previous demonstrated excellence in a general K-8 education or tutoring environment.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in education or related subject
- Three or more years as a teacher or tutor
- Demonstrated expertise in education
- Optional certification from the National Tutoring Association, American Tutoring Association, Association for the Coaching and Tutoring Profession or the College Reading and Learning Association, or a K-5 teaching certification
If you are interested in this role and would like to become part of the Canlan K.A.R.E. team please apply online.