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Grand St Settlement Inc.
New York, NY 10002
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TITLE: Tutor(s) (2 positions)

DEPARTMENT: Youth and Community Development Services

LOCATION: East New York, Brooklyn

PROGRAM: Community Schools Initiative

REPORTS TO: Community School Director

SALARY RANGE: $16 per hour/15 hours a week. Compensation based on job experience.

SCHEDULE: Monday Friday (Part-time). Must be available during after school hours (3 pm-6 pm). Scheduling may vary due to program needs.

DATE: October 2021 June 2022

JOB SUMMARY: The tutor will be responsible for providing homework help and small group tutoring for elementary school students after school on a daily basis. The tutor will track students academic progress and implement academic interventions to support students. The tutor will work closely with parents to engage them in supporting students with homework help and preparation for testing. In addition, the tutor will work closely with the Community School Team (director, social worker, community engagement coordinator, and outreach worker) to provide resources that will enhance the Community School. Position may require staff member to work remotely with the current state of schools. Staff member would need to have a working reliable computer.


  • College student required; Bachelors degree preferred
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred
  • At least 1-2 years experience teaching, tutoring and/or engaged in educational support, specifically in Math, Science, History, & ELA
  • Experience working with elementary students and behavior management
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills
  • Outstanding collaborative skills
  • Candidate must successfully complete the following: DOE & NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; New York State Clearance Review Background Check; 3 Reference Checks; Physical w/ updated TB Test (Fees may apply)
  • If offered the position, must submit $25 fee for NY State Clearance Review
  • Valid CPR/AED Pro certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • Valid First Aid/RTE certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • If hired, Grand Street requires all potential employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with all students while remaining professional at all times and be able to motivate the students while setting an example in all areas, including responsibility, timeliness, organization, attendance and most importantly, professionalism.


  • Will assist with the academic enrichment component of the Community School
  • Track student academic progress and outcome of academic interventions
  • Keep record of student attendance and provide summaries of weekly student interventions
  • Provide direct subject remediation to participants
  • Develop and maintain a bank of educational resources + binder
  • Manages participants behavior (ensures that all program areas are safe)
  • Responsible for the proper use and maintenance of all program supplies
  • Encourage and support the completion of homework and school projects
  • Establish close relationships with student parents and teachers
  • Encourage parents to attain higher levels of education and provide GED and/or ESL tutoring for parents on a case-by-case basis
  • Maintain ongoing open communication with parents and school-based staff
  • Call parents regarding student performance and address parent concerns
  • Chaperone youth group during trips, sporting events, games, and other field activities
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding design and implementation of program, communicate barriers and brainstorm solutions
  • Assist with all aspects of programming (i.e. following organizations mission; supervising all youth, working collectively and communicating with all staff)
  • Create and follow through on lesson plans and curricula
  • Work closely with community engagement coordinator, social worker, and outreach worker to support targeted student needs.
  • Attend all required department/ agency meetings and/ or trainings
  • Other/ special duties as assigned by director, community engagement coordinator or senior staff



Please read the specialty opportunities listed below and submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the specific components of the position you are applying for. We also ask that you provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1)should be from a former supervisor). Please click or use the link below in a search bar and apply online through our career center.


No phone calls, please.

Please be advised that job offers can only be made once your clearances come through!


Posted: 2021-09-28 Expires: 2021-10-30

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