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Reading Tutor

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Reading Tutor

Assist tutoring K-3 students in reading. Must relate well to children, possess good oral communication skills, and perform related tasks as assigned. Course work and/or experience in tutoring young children's literature, language arts instruction, and child development helpful. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers
  • Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
RDT 1 $8.00/ hour No experience
RDT 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
RDT 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training