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Lead Tutor - LEARNing Center
Job Location:Whittier, CA
Grade Level:Not Applicable

Under the supervision of the Director of Programs, a Lead Tutor facilitates operations of the LEARNing Center, performs the duties of a Tutor, and acts as a mentor and coach to other Tutors at the LEARNing Center site.



A Lead Tutor is distinguished from a Tutor in that the Lead Tutor spends a portion of his/her time facilitating the operations of the LEARNing Center by recruiting families for LEARNing Center services and scheduling tutoring/workshop sessions with Tutors. The Lead Tutor will also observe, mentor, coach, and help other Tutors in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.

  • Develop and distribute marketing materials to recruit families to receive tutoring and other educational services;
  • Work with tutors to create a tutoring schedule based on student needs;
  • Facilitate student enrollment and prepayment of tutoring fees;
  • Tutor students as needed;
  • Ensure the supervision and safety of assigned students at all times during tutoring hours;
  • Provide instruction in an academic or enrichment activity using materials provided by the program;
  • Ensure program requirements are met on a daily basis such as checking students in/out on the Daily Attendance Roster;
  • Assist in the development of age appropriate program activities;
  • Act as the Lead Tutor in training, observing, reviewing work, and mentoring other Youth Leaders at the site;
  • Ensure that Tutors record their time and submit all required paperwork accurately and timely
  • Communicate via phone with staff, parents and students;
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students, personnel, and all internal organizational information;
  • Other related duties as assigned.



Education & Experience:

Requires upper division (60+ units) college student currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in education or related field; or two years of experience working with youth in an educational setting. A Bachelor’s degree, experience supervising staff and developing program plans is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Interest in working with, mentoring, and tutoring at-risk youth;
  • Knowledge of academic subject matter to be able to tutor students in a particular area;
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, peers, school staff, and others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, peers, school staff and others;
  • Ability to effectively tutor students in assigned subject(s);
  • Ability to effectively mentor and coach other Youth Leaders in their assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and act as a positive role model for students;
  • Ability to write basic reports summarizing events;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Language & Computer Skills:

  • The ability to speak Spanish is desired at many of our school sites;
  • Competence with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Physical Skills:

  • Must be able to lift and carry small loads (up to 25 lbs.) and stand for prolonged hours.


Additional Requirements:

  • Must complete Live Scan - Department of Justice and FBI Criminal Background Check; and TB Test.




This is a part-time, non-benefited, non-exempt with an hourly rate of $13.25.  Hours of work will vary but not exceed 20 hours per week.  This position requires the candidate to be available to work from Monday through Friday, during program hours, which may be during the school day, after school, and occasionally on weekends.  Specific times and schedules vary, depending upon program needs.


This position aligns with the school calendar.  Recess breaks occur during Summer, Winter Intercession, and Spring, resuming again in the Fall.