Learning Support Specialist - English Second Language
Job SummaryThe Learning Support Specialist 2 (LSS2) performs the duties of a professional tutor. The LSS2 will tutor in-person and is expected to work with students, either one-on-one or in small groups to help them attain a deeper and more substantial command of the assigned subject matter. The LSS2 must be able to work with multiple students and with other tutors present, in a shared tutoring space. The LSS2 will communicate with the department regarding individual student progress and needs. This position is responsible for generating reports from tutoring software and sending them to his/her supervisor. The LSS2 must have a strong command of the subject matter and be able to communicate it effectively to students using a variety of methods and teaching tools.
- Supplements students’ understanding and command of the course material for which the students are seeking assistance, outside of class. Tutors for introductory courses in discipline area of expertise only.
- Helps students to develop and apply appropriate learning and study skills. Meets with students at appointed time.
- Maintains documentation of all tutoring sessions. Generates department reports for tutoring and maintains documentation of department tutoring interactions.
- Provides course instructor(s) with communication/information that can be used to facilitate student learning of course content. Proficient use and implementation of the College’s tutoring software.
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of the course material, as well as multiple instructional methodologies, to accommodate various student learning styles. Attends tutor training sessions.
- Provides support to LSS, LSS1, Peer Tutors & Supplemental Instructional Leaders. Assists with technical support of tutoring software and reports.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
- Recognizes diversity of campus students/staff/faculty and supports them in a respectful and courteous manner.
- Master’s Degree in related field.
- One (1) year of teaching and/or tutoring experience in an educational environment desired.
- State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
- Experience teaching at Columbus State Community College
Full Time/Part Time:Part time
Union (If Applicable):
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