ELL Tutor: Second Language Services--Non Work Study 2023

Bridgewater State University
March 19, 2023
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Title ELL Tutor: Second Language Services--Non Work Study 2023

Position Description

Department Description: The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) is the largest hub of student academic support services at Bridgewater State University. The AAC provides academic advising for specific populations as well as learning assistance support to undergraduate students. Learning assistance is composed of six centers including Academic Coaching, Accounting & Finance Lab, Tutoring Central, Math and Statistics Tutoring, Second Language Services and Writing Studio. The AAC also houses Student Accessibility Services and Testing Services. The AAC dedicates each day to student success and retention, as well as equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Second Language Services' ELL tutors provide peer mentorship and language support to BSU students for whom English is an additional language. Students and tutors are paired at the beginning of the semester and meet for an hour each week. Tutors help students achieve a higher proficiency in conversation and public speaking, listening comprehension, writing, and reading in English. Tutors must take ENGL 205, a one credit class, for two semesters in order to receive continuous feedback on tutoring strategies. The class meets on Tuesdays from 3:25-4:15pm. Must be Undergraduate BSU student.

Preferred Qualifications

Tutors must have · Obtained a grade of B or higher in ENGL 101 and 102 The ability to submit a sample of formal writing: an essay or research paper. · Availability to attend a required pre-service tutor training prior to the start of the semester. -Tutors must take ENGL 205, a one credit class, for two semesters in order to receive continuous feedback on tutoring strategies. The class meets on Thursdays from 3:25-4:15pm.

Tutors must have · Strong engagement skills · A passion for working with peers. · Excellent professional communication skills in English · A working knowledge of English grammar · Proficient writing skills · Respect for diversity. · Having studied a foreign languages is helpful, but is not a requirement. -Tutors must have reliable internet connection

Tutors must be · Cross-culturally sensitive · Dependable · Punctual · Self-motivated

The best tutor candidates should be highly dependable, have excellent communications skills, and have a commitment to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion.

IMPORTANT Applications Instructions:

In addition to submitting a resume, please upload a cover letter that explains why you think you would make a good tutor AND include examples of how you demonstrate any of the following values that we look for in tutors: dependability, effective communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and a commitment to anti-racism, equity and inclusion.

Physical Demands Special Conditions for Eligibility

Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Hourly Rate $15

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Posting Number Stu03718P

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  • Are you a Bridgewater State University undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program registered for at least six credits?
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