Provost Academy GA – Tutor (Satellite Learning Center)
Location: Satellite Learning Center
Reports to: Principal
Direct Reports: N/A
The Tutor, as a member of the instructional team, works under the supervision of the Principal. This person works in the Magic Johnson Bridgescape satellite learning center, facilitating online instruction and related services. Such assistance may include, but is not limited to collecting data, providing instructional assistance, scheduling online tutorial sessions with Central Services Teachers, guiding additional practice opportunities, and re-teaching concepts. The Tutor works a calendar that corresponds to the center host program, not the main campus calendar. The Tutor attends staff meetings and trainings scheduled by the host program, as well as professional learning scheduled by the Principal.
- Implement district and host program policies and procedures;
- Establish and maintain solid working relations with colleagues;
- Participate in professional learning with the learning team at the center;
- Provide support and assistance to students;
- Demonstrate creativity, flexibility, and perseverance in dealing with challenging learning, behavioral, family, and classroom situations;
- Assist in the administration of intake assessments and assessments used to monitor individual progress;
- Provide orientation to new students at the satellite center
- Collect data on student requests for academic assistance and provide weekly reports to the Central Services Instructors
- Assist with paperwork and clerical duties as needed.
Key Behavioral Competencies:
- Demonstrates the ability to work effectively under the direction of others;
- Demonstrates a willingness to assume all responsibilities assigned which are appropriate for the position.
- Demonstrates initiative, always keeping in mind the best interest of the students and the program.
- Willingly cooperates and works collaboratively towards solutions which generally benefit all involved parties; works cooperatively with others to accomplish school objectives; promotes collaboration and partnerships.
- Gives credit and recognition to others who have contributed towards team or group goals; respects different opinions, seeking them out to challenge thinking and enhance collaborative efforts
- Works collaboratively to creatively problem solve with staff to meet students’ unique needs in a technology- based instructional learning environment
- Meets highly-qualified paraprofessional requirements: Has obtained a HS diploma or GED and:
- Must possess reliable transportation
- Must be able to provide documentation to support admission to a military base
- Experience working with at-risk students
- Completed two years of full-time study at an institution of higher education (48 semester hours in some states and 60 in others); or
- Obtained an Associate’s degree; or
- Meets rigorous standards of quality and demonstrates through a formal assessment the knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, reading, writing, and mathematics.
Provost Academy Georgia Mission
The mission of Provost Academy Georgia is to provide historically underserved students with a flexible and highly individualized virtual high school experience.
Provost Academy Georgia Philosophy
Provost Academy Georgia is the standard for providing students with creative choices for their future. Proper resources, sufficient support, and the flexibility to differentiate instruction are essential. The most important resource is strong collaboration among stakeholders, starting with an outstanding staff and students invested in their own success. Effective educators engage all students in the teaching and learning process, provide them with the right tools to take charge of their own learning, and facilitate a successful transition to independent lifelong learning.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Provost Academy Georgia to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage and citizen status, age, marital status, disability, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation as required by civil rights law.