Student Success Program Lead Tutor

Support Positions Richmond, California



Job Description

Title: Student Success Program Lead Tutor

Division: Upper School

Location: Making Waves Academy Richmond

Reports To: Intervention Services Coordinator

Status:Part-time, Non-exempt (Year-Round)


Position Summary

The role of the Upper School Student Success Program Lead Tutor, under the supervision of the Intervention Services Coordinator, is to lead the Student Success Program tutoring team in providing quality academic coaching and progress monitoring for students on their caseloads as well as establishing opportunities for drop-in academic support for all Upper School students

Lead Tutor hours are from 12:00 to 6:00pm, Monday through Thursday, and 2:00-5:00pm on Fridays.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Lead the Student Success Program team in implementing Student Success Program initiatives, ensuring consistent and effective coaching of students, and building a successful and focused study environment.
  • Provide supervision and guidance for the tutoring team to ensure compliance with Student Success Program initiatives, procedures, and protocols.
  • Ensure that the tutoring team has necessary data, reports, and supplies daily.
  • Manage a caseload of 10 students, including the following: tracking student performance data; recording student progress on a daily basis; goal setting and progress monitoring; and outreach to families or teachers as needed.
  • Facilitate student use of supplementary online programs to boost English and Math skills.


Additional Responsibilities and Expectations


Mission Alignment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Making Waves Academy’s mission, core values, standards, competencies, and code of conduct outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Participate in the school community – attending school competitions, performances, assemblies, and extracurricular activities.



  • Perform additional duties as assigned.





  • Minimum 1 year of working with groups of 20 or more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse students in a classroom, or after-school setting




  • Plan and organize academic support activities, manage time effectively and organize materials
  • Manage both small group and overall study center environment
  • Resolve conflicts and motivate students to complete assignments
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with staff, students, and families
  • Provide students with academic support, assisting with homework and projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced environments with limited supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerSchool, and other applicable computer software desired



  • Associate’s Degree required
  • Strong Math or Science background highly desirable



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity Is Our Policy

The School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the School to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their perceived or identified: race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and hairstyle, including but not limited to braids, locks, and twists); color; gender, (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity, whether or not the employee is transitioning or has transitioned); sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to such); religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices); marital/registered domestic partner status; age (forty (40) and over); national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the U.S. is authorized by federal law); physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS); medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics); taking of a leave of absence pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Pregnancy Disability Leave (“PDL”) law, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), or laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking laws; genetic information; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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