How to write a Tutor job description
Your job description is the first touchpoint between your company and your new hire. With millions of people searching for jobs on Indeed each month, a great job description can help you attract the most qualified candidates to your open position. To get you started, here are some tips for creating an effective job description.
Tutor job title
A great job title typically includes a general term, level of experience and any special requirements. The general term will optimize your job title to show up in a general search for jobs of the same nature. The level of experience will help you attract the most qualified applicants by outlining the amount of responsibility and prior knowledge required. And if your position is specialized, consider including the specialization in the job title as well. But avoid using internal titles, abbreviations or acronyms to make sure people understand what your job posting is before clicking.
Examples of Tutor job titles
Tutor job summary
A great job description starts with a compelling summary of the position and its role within your company. Your summary should provide an overview of your company and expectations for the position. Outline the types of activities and responsibilities required for the job so job seekers can determine if they are qualified, or if the job is a good fit.
Example of a Tutor job summary
Our after-school educational program seeks talented, experienced Tutors in all subject areas for students between grades 4 and 12. We help both struggling and gifted students reach their full potential by supplementing the instruction they receive in class and guiding them toward study practices and aides that can help them excel. Tutors work with individual students one-on-one, though we occasionally organize group activities for students who are studying the same material. Our team offers compassionate, motivating assistance to students, and we expect our new hires to do the same. If you have experience tutoring children, please submit an application.
Tutor responsibilities and duties
The responsibilities and duties section is the most important part of the job description. Here you should outline the functions this position will perform on a regular basis, how the job functions within the organization and who the job reports to.
Examples of Tutor responsibilities
Meet students at the school and go over their homework assignments in the applicable subject area
Ask students about specific topics or subject areas that are giving them trouble or that warrant further exploration
Review recent homework assignment and test scores, and work through problems or questions that the student did not answer correctly
Employ proven study aides to prepare for upcoming tests and quizzes
Take notes during tutoring sessions so you can follow up with the student later
Communicate with parents/guardians about trouble areas or any other issue that requires attention
Tutor qualifications and skills
Next, outline the required and preferred skills for your position. This may include education, previous job experience, certifications and technical skills. You may also include soft skills and personality traits that you envision for a successful hire. While it may be tempting to include a long list of skills and requirements, including too many could dissuade qualified candidates from applying. Keep your list of qualifications concise, but provide enough detail with relevant keywords and terms.
Examples of Tutor skills
Associate degree required
Teaching certificate preferred
3+ years’ experience tutoring children and teenagers
Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
Reliable transportation a must
Able to develop positive rapport with students
Excellent communication skills
Established proficiency in subject matter
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