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Tutor 2 - English Language Learning

Boise, Nampa - Staff

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Reports To: 

Supervisor, Tutoring Services

Position Status:

Part-Time, Non-Benefited

Posted Pay Range: 

$12.50 per hour


About Us:

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) is committed to empowering students to succeed by providing affordable and accessible education to advance the local and global workforce.

Offering premier programs and degrees that make a difference, CWI remains a top choice for higher education in the Treasure Valley. Empowering the community one student at a time, CWI moves fearlessly forward paving the way to bold new futures with flexible options, exceptional tuition value, and support every step of the way.

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Position Summary:

Responsible for providing tutorial instruction for students who are English Language Learners, where English is not their first language. Tutors will help students with English language skills, general study and academic skills, test taking strategies, and technology support. ELL Tutor 2’s consider best practices when tutoring students who are learning English as a second or other language and are sensitive to students with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Tutors may conduct 1:1 appointments, small group study sessions, host workshops, provide feedback via email consultations, or complete special projects as needed according to guidance provided by the Tutoring Leadership Team. ELL Tutor 2s may additionally serve as Tutoring Lab hosts, greeting students as they enter the lab and directing them to needed resources.


Essential Functions:

* Provides specialized student support for English, academic skills, and coursework through embedded tutoring, individual and small group tutoring sessions, workshops, email consultations, and resource development.
* Meets and communicates with students in person, via e-mail, google voice, and Blackboard.
* Participates in outreach efforts to connect students with tutoring services.
* Collaborates with instructors and other tutors to support students.
* Assists in preparation of workshops or small group lessons to support coursework.
* Assists in tracking student’s performance.
* Participates in scheduled training sessions.
* Comfortable and willing to work with students in-person and via virtual platforms.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Interested in student success and willingness to learn best practices in assisting students from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
* High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
*One or more semesters tutoring in an academic environment, or equivalent experience working with adults to develop academic skills
* Completed English 101 or Communications 101 with a “B” or better, preferred or demonstrated equivalent experience; fifteen (15) earned college credits, preferred.
* Completion of a basic tutoring course (e.g. Tutor Essentials), or willingness to complete within 3 months of hire.
* Highly confident with the English language, with good organizational skills.
* Proficient in computer usage and ability to use word processing.
* Team player within the department as well as with other departments.
* Communicate effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural community environment.


Additional Instructions for Applicants:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


If so, please submit your resumé and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.