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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.