Learning Club Tutor

The Smith Family - Cairns

  • Location: Across: Westcourt QLD, Woree QLD, Manunda QLD, Parramatta Park QLD
  • Category Young People

Commitment

Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Any one of the below times - Monday - 2:30 PM-3:30 PM - Paramatta State High School Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM - Woree State School Wednesday 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Balaclava State School & Cairns West State School

Training

Training sessions, Orientation, and On the Job.

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate *
  • Working with Children Check *

The learning club tutor aids in the literacy development of students who attend the learning club through utilising training and resources provided by the smith family.

Blue card required, however the organisation can arrange a volunteer blue card if necessary.

Public transport is available on buses traversing Mulgrave road.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

The Learning Club Tutor provides assistance in the literacy, numeracy and homework of students who attend the Learning Club through utilising training and resources provided by The Smith Family. The role requires a minimum of 10 week commitment, approx 1-2 hours per week.

The key responsibilities are -

1. Assist students in developing skills and knowledge in particular subject areas through school based task.
2. Assist in setting up Learning Club each week.
3. Assist with goal setting in collaboration with student and LC coordinator and TSF staff and record progress of student development.
4. Assist students with resources provided to increase literacy/numeracy/homework.

Essential Skills -

1. Good written and verbal communication skills
2. Friendly and positive attitude
3. Sound knowledge of primary subjects area
4. Able to interact well with young people

Desirable Skills -

1. Understanding factors that affect students from financially disadvantaged families.
2. Experience in working in the education sector or currently studying in the field of education
3. Previous experience in working with children/youth.

Express interest

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