Homework Help Tutor - Math (Contract)

Phase 3 of the plan to resume library services has now been launched. Due to COVID-19, the Bob Harkins Branch (downtown) is open for limited service Tuesday-Friday 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 10 am-2 pm. The Nechako Branch (Hart) is open Monday-Friday 10 am-6pm.

The Prince George Public Library is looking for a highly motivated people person to fill a part-time contract position to assist Public Service staff in delivering Homework Help virtually to children and teens in grades 3 to 12.

The Homework Help program is designed to help children achieve academic success and to support an enjoyment of learning. Tutors will help create a non-judgemental online virtual environment for children to learn. Tutors will also assist Public Service staff in serving the needs of newcomer populations in Prince George.

Skills: 

We are looking for:
• Knowledge of the current grades 3 – 12 curriculum
• Be enrolled in post-secondary studies or have already obtained a university degree with coursework in Mathematics or education
• English tutoring experience an asset
• Experience in working with children and teens
• Experience in facilitating & managing virtual meetings via online teleconferencing platforms (e.g. Zoom, Google Hangouts)
• Have access to a computer/laptop, a high-speed internet connection, a webcam & microphone
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Good customer service skills
• Enthusiastic and positive

Responsibilities: 

• Assist students in one-on-one or small online virtual group tutorial sessions in Math
• Aid students from grades 3 – 12 with specific homework assignments
• Identify students’ problem areas and create strategies to help them work on homework assignments
• Help students create a study plan for upcoming exams and assignments

The preferred candidate must be available to be online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school for three hours between 4:30-7:30pm. The start time is flexible. The contract will begin on October 13th, 2020 and finish on April 29th, 2021 with the possibility of extension.

Time Commitment: 
Contract
Additional Information: 

At the Prince George Public Library, we are proud of our record of innovation, leadership and service within our community and among libraries in British Columbia. We take our mission seriously, “To be the information Gateway to the North,” and celebrate the freedom to “Read, Learn and Discover.”

Are you the new Homework Help Tutor we are looking for?

Compensation: 
$24.65
Contact Information: 

Please send your detailed resume in confidence by September 25th, 2020 at 5:00 pm to:

Human Resources
Prince George Public Library
888 Canada Games Way
Prince George BC, V2L 5T6
E-mail: hr@lib.pg.bc.ca

Applications are to be marked “Private and Confidential”. The Management Team thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Your application must be true and correct. Disqualification or termination of employment will result if there are any misstatements or omissions of material facts in the application or hiring process.

Closing Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020