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Academic Tutoring Coordinator

  • Posted:Aug 16, 2022
  • Apply by:Sep 03, 2022
  • Job Type
  • Part time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

LDAPR is seeking an enthusiastic, talented educator who loves children and teaching to coordinate and deliver our new Academic Tutoring program! You are passionate about working one-on-one with students in the elementary grades and are well versed in working with youth with learning differences. You will be developing content, working with other tutors, delivering tutoring with youth clients, and assessing program impact. LDAPR is under new leadership, and we are seeking an innovative, creative person who will love being on the ground floor of a renewed organization!

Position Responsibilities

  • Deliver engaging, supportive one-on-one tutoring (in-person and virtual), working with children kindergarten to grade 8 with learning differences/disabilities – current tutoring frameworks are Jump Math and Reading Rocks

  • Develop additional curriculum and materials to enhance tutoring program content

  • Assess the learning needs of new tutoring participants via input with student and family, reviewing psycho-educational assessments, individual educational plans, and other mechanisms

  • Capably address challenging behaviour in youth students with learning differences/disabilities

  • Engage and support other tutors delivering the programs

  • Engage individual students during sessions in an engaging, caring manner

  • Communicate with families/caregivers of youth clients in a respectful, collaborative manner

  • Assess the progress of individual tutoring students and the program overall

  • Fundraise for program needs and potential expansion

Skills and experience

  • B. Ed. or equivalent education and experience, with elementary Ontario curriculum knowledge

  • Experience working with elementary aged youth with learning differences required

  • One-on-one tutoring experience required

  • Strong knowledge of teaching of reading, spelling, and math for children with learning differences

  • Experience dealing with challenging behaviour in students with learning differences/disabilities

  • Curriculum development experience preferred

  • Experience assessing student learning performance and challenges

  • Experience with Reading Rocks and Jump Math programs a big asset

  • Love of working with children, especially those who think different a necessity

  • Creativity, independent worker with team spirit

  • Standard computer/tech skills

  • Fluency in English is required for this position

  • Nonprofit experience and fundraising skills are definite assets

  • Willingness to work flexible hours outside of usual business hours, as tutoring component will be taking place during after school hours or potentially on weekends

Hours: This is a 28-hour/week position and a 1-year contract to start, with the potential for extension dependent upon program success and successful fundraising. As noted, this job will require work beyond regular business hours due to the tutoring needs of our youth clients. The current vision is noon-7pm, 4 days per week, Mon-Fri and this is subject to change based on program needs. There may also be opportunity to expand this position in the future to full-time, dependent upon the successful growth of the program and successful fundraising. 

Pay Scale: This position pays $25-$27/ hour, dependent upon experience (gross annual salary of $36 400 – $39 312 for 28 hours/week), plus an employee benefits package.

Location: This position will be delivered from LDAPR's Mississauga office (based in Streetsville) with some limited opportunity for virtual work when necessary. Tutoring sessions will be offered in-person at our office and virtually.

At LDAPR, we offer a flexible, progressive working environment and provide staff training and opportunities for career growth. We have new leadership and are updating and expanding our programs, so it is a great time to join our team if you enjoy being in on the ground floor of something new! We welcome applicants who think outside the box and are innovative and creative! We will be providing training for the candidate chosen for this position and there is the opportunity to grow and expand this program.

LDAPR values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/persons of colour, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ2S persons, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Please submit your resume and a personal cover letter stating why you think you are the best person for this position to Tiffany Blundon, LDAPR’s Program Coordinator at programcoordinator@ldapr.ca by Friday, September 2, 2022. 

If you are looking at this position’s responsibilities and the skills required and you think you are perfect for this job except you are missing one element, APPLY!

Interviews will be conducted during the week of September 5th, and we would love to have someone who can start soon thereafter (ideally, the week of September 12th but this is negotiable based on the successful applicant’s employment situation).

Due to the volume of resumes we receive for job postings, only successful candidates will be contacted.

No phone calls, please. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to obtain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check through their local police department.


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