Seasonal Part-Time Math Tutor (January-May)

Posted: January 30, 2019
Applications due by: February 28, 2019

Reports to: Director of Strategic Impact Initiatives


Job Description: Communities In Schools of Tacoma seeks an math tutor to work with students at Gray Middle School. The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively and work with students at different skill levels, work independently, and have excellent reliability.


This is an opportunity for you if:

·         You thrive in a team environment and can work as part of a high-functioning team

·         You are a clear and effective communicator and comfortable communicating by phone, email, and in person

·         You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver exceptional customer service to a diverse group of students

·         You have strong math skills and familiarity with the curriculum of Tacoma Public Schools

·         You have enthusiasm for the mission of Communities In Schools of Tacoma and enjoy helping others succeed


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Meet with 10 students weekly to discuss and review math coursework

·         Offer encouragement and support to keep students motivated in completing their math coursework

·         Use a variety of methods and tools to convey mathematical concepts, processes, and skills in accordance with Tacoma Public Schools curriculum

·         Assess students on their progress

·         Maintain clear and frequent communication with CIS Site Coordinator to ensure reliable delivery of services


Required Education and/or Qualifications:

·         Proficient math concepts and skills including algebra, geometry, and basic arithmetic

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with students of different backgrounds and skill levels; experience working with at-risk populations a plus

·         Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to communicate complex ideas in different ways for different students

·         Previous experience as a tutor (either paid or volunteer) a plus


Other Requirements:

·         Must be at least 18 years old

·         Have transportation and valid driver’s license

·         Able to pass a Washington State Patrol background check

·         Flexible schedule


Training & Supervision:

·         Attend orientation and training

·         Training and supervision conducted by Director of Strategic Impact Initiatives


Time Commitment:

·         8-10 hours per week

·         Seasonal, January – May 2019

·         Work will be done after school hours, M-F 2:45pm-4:30pm



•      Compensation/Stipend pay rate is $15/hour

•      Build your resume with valuable skills and experience

•      Flexible scheduling

•      Help meet an important social need in an organization impacting local families


About Communities In Schools of Tacoma:

We are part of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization. Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Our Vision is “All Tacoma students will graduate with the skills to succeed in school, work, community and life.” The Tacoma affiliate serves students in grades preK-12.

For more information contact:

Nova Hernandez

Director of Strategic Impact Initiatives


How to Apply

To apply, download the below application and background check statement, complete and return them by email along with your resume, to:


Nova Hernandez