Our goal is to help Western students acquire and maintain skills necessary to become confident, successful college students.
Tutors provide academic assistance to other students. Appointments are usually one-on-one for 30 to 60 minute intervals. Although tutors do NOT do student’s homework or assignments for them, they work to increase understanding and improve the skills of the students they work with.
Depending on your subject area, you may:
Tutors will encourage students to participate in class, utilize their professors outside of class, read their syllabus and assignments thoroughly, and to ask questions if they don’t understand. The goal of tutoring is to foster student independence, help students help themselves by stimulating active learning and building confidence in their own abilities.
Salary - the choices for tutor compensation are:
Tutors usually schedule 2-6 hours a week to be available for appointments. If they find there is a greater need from students and have more time available, they may expand their hours. Tutors are paid for the hours they actually work with students and hours are not guaranteed. Attendance will be required for some training sessions.
We are always looking for qualified tutors. If there isn’t an immediate opening, your application will be kept on file to fill needs as they come up.
Please contact the AALC office to find out what subjects applications are being accepted for.
The Learning Center (503) 838-8428 v/tty | or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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