Tutoring Job Description

REPORTS TO: Upward Bound Academic Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS: Competency in the subject area, persons with a college degree should have one in Education, or a subject related to the one being tutored. College students should have recent experience with the subject material and a grade point average of 2.5. Peer tutor should have recently completed the course with a 3.0 or better or be currently enrolled with a 3.0 average. Tutors must have familiarity with different learning styles, know how to assess tutoring needs and be recommended by Upward Bound or target school personnel and have experience working with economically and educationally disadvantaged students.


  • Newly hired tutors meet with Upward Bound personnel and student to discuss expectations from all parties
  • Assess student's need(s) and develop a plan with a realistic timeframe for meeting the need(s)
  • Complete tutoring report after each session detailing the content of the session and the student's progress


Tutor Application

Tutor Report