Clarkston WACHS & LMS AVID Tutor/Para Educator

Clarkston WA

CHS & LMS AVID Tutor/Para Educator (463)

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TitleCHS & LMS AVID Tutor/Para Educator
Posting ID463


AVID Tutor/Para Educator


This position is a non-continuing position and will end at the end of the current school year.


Employees are able to re-apply in subsequent years should the position be resumed.


This position is not to exceed more than 19 hours per week.


Primary Purpose:


Guide students toward academic and personal excellence that will reach far beyond their high school years.  Active participant in the learning, growth, and personal development of students within the AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) program.





Must be enrolled in a college or university or have already completed a 2 or 4 year degree from an accredited institution or meet Para Educator Highly qualified status.

Balanced academic background, some liberal arts major, others science or mathematics major


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to meet regularly to discuss student progress and to confer with the teacher about future tutorial plans

Excellent role model of motivated, organized, successful college student

Ability to be supportive and understanding with secondary students

Ability to be advocate of students



Must be eligible for employment in the United States


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Conduct tutorial sessions that underscore the principle of collaborative learning and the practice of students teaching other students through discussion of class and text notes.
  • Determine from student tutorial worksheets, notes, and discussions the concepts that need to be the focus of tutorial sessions.
  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming, clustering, read-arounds, revision, and editing.
  • Allow students to shoulder the responsibility for their own active learning while guiding them with strategies that they will become accustomed to using independently.
  • Reinforce the idea that learning extends far beyond mere studying to form the basis for long term accomplishments.
  • Assist students in any subject area, by being familiar with students’ textbooks and materials and AVID classroom resources.
  • Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class and textbook notes, and learning logs.
  • Assist in teaching study skills and other aspects of college preparation.
  • Take responsibility for the tone and atmosphere of the AVID classroom.
  • Acknowledge the individuality of all AVID students and work to develop their academic and personal pride.
  • Assist the AVID coordinator as requested, such as contacting teachers regarding course outlines and assignment schedules, helping with field trips, contacting parents, etc.
  • Assist in developing a resource file of enrichment materials for use in tutorial sessions.
  • Communicate regularly with the AVID coordinator/teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern.
  • Set an example of personal excellence and high expectations for AVID students to follow.


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.


Evaluation:   Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of board policy.


CLARKSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Please see website at for more information.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$15.09 - $17.01 / Per Hour
LocationClarkston High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/23/2017