Part-Time Lower School Tutor


Davidson Day School is a diverse independent school that cultivates academic excellence through collaboration, creativity, and character development.  Each student is offered an active, challenging learning environment through our broad array of programs.  We have approximately 530 students from 2-year-old through 12th grade and are located in Davidson, North Carolina.

We are seeking a part-time Lower School Tutor.  This position will report directly to the Director of the Learning and Enrichment Center of Davidson Day School.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-on-one tutoring to lower-school students of Davidson Day School through the Learning and Enrichment Center during the school day or after school hours based on demand
  • Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning weaknesses and strengthen the foundations of learning
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to further student improvement
  • Communicate with parents as needed regarding student progress
  • Meet guidelines regarding record keeping duties
  • Attend and contribute to faculty and departmental meetings as necessary
Qualifications:
  • Strong academic background in Language Arts/ Reading & Math for elementary grade levels
  • Prior teaching or tutoring experience preferred but not required
  • Training in Orton Gillingham or other specialized reading program would be a plus
  • Passion for working with Lower School students
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism
  • Organized and reliable
 
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@davidsonday.org.  Please note that reference checks, a background check, and a drug test are all pre-employment requirements. 
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School Information

750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
[P] 704-237-5200   [F] 704-896-5535
DAVIDSON DAY SCHOOL
An Independent Day School educating students 2 years old through 12th grade
CREATIVITY  ~ COLLABORATION  ~ CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT