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Tutor Corps Application

CUNY Tutor Corps is seeking applicants with a desire to:

  • Improve the math and computer science learning of middle and high school students
  • Inspire younger students to study STEM by developing mentoring relationships
  • Investigate secondary teaching of math or computer science as a viable career option

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

  • Assist students with math or computer science with little intervention from the host teacher
  • Travel to NYC public school where tutoring takes place
  • Collaborate with host teacher to review lesson plans and students who require assistance
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the public school and classroom where assigned
  • Build rapport and consistency with students
  • Accurately track time spent with students in order to gauge contribution to their success
  • Maintain timely communication with host teacher and Tutor Corps Instructional Services Manager regarding schedule, classroom visits, and issues of concern
  • Follow timekeeping procedures via Vericlock and complete timesheets by the end of each pay period
  • Attend paid monthly Tutor Corps workshops dedicated to pedagogy, career development, and anti-racism dialogues
  • Currently an enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate CUNY student
  • Interest in working or teaching in NYC public schools
  • Academically qualified with a 3.0 GPA
  • Completed or in the process of completing 12 credits in math, computer science, technology or education
  • Ability to commit to at least 6 hours per week between 8 AM and 3 PM, and travel to and from a NYC public school
  • Foundational knowledge of algebra or computer science
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with others
  • Obtain or possess a Social Security Number in order to be fingerprinted by Department of Education
  • Prior tutoring experience or experience working with children is desired, 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