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Become A Tutor!

CUNY Tutor Corps seeks applicants to:

  • Improve the math and computer science learning of middle and high school students
  • Inspire students to study STEM subjects
  • Explore secondary teaching of math or computer science as a career

Tutors are paid $17/hour. You can click here to read our FAQs.

  • Assist students with math or computer science
  • Collaborate with host teacher to review lesson plans and students who require assistance
  • Build mentoring relationships with students
  • Record time spent with students to measure contribution to their success
  • Communicate with host teacher and Tutor Corps Instructional Services Manager regarding schedule and other issues
  • Attend paid monthly Tutor Corps workshops related to pedagogy, career development, and anti-racism dialogues
  • Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate CUNY student
  • Interest in working or teaching in NYC public schools
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completed (or in the process of completing) 12 credits in math, computer science, technology or education
  • Can work at least 6 hours per week between 8 AM and 3 PM, with the ability to tutor remotely
  • Basic knowledge of algebra or computer science
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with others
  • Have or apply for a Social Security Number to be fingerprinted by Department of Education
  • Prior tutoring experience or experience working with children is a plus, but not required

Teachers or administrators must fill out a host school application. The deadline for the Host School Application submission is June 2020.

Host School Application

Host schools must be affiliated with at least one of the following organizations:

  • Algebra for All
  • Computer Science for All
  • Early College Initiative
  • Affinity Group
  • LINCT Group
  • College Now

One of these groups will need to verify the school is in good standing and able to participate through them.

  • Participating schools must appoint a Site Supervisor to serve as the administrative contact with the program.
  • Participating schools must provide time, space and supervision for one-on-one / small-group tutoring.
  • Participating schools must support Host Teachers in taking advantage of tutor support in the classroom.
  • Participating schools must communicate regularly with Tutor Corps staff regarding site-specific modifications or challenges with our model.

More information for Schools