YMCA of Central Ohio

Teen Foundations Tutor

Ensures that program participants receive academic tutoring based on their individual needs to improve their academic performance in reading and math by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Plans and implements the daily educational tutoring curriculum, using established/recommended tutoring curricula from project administrators and/or supervisor. 
• Implements, coordinates and oversees the implementation of the educational tutoring curriculum in the after school programs.
• Follows all established curriculum guidelines, timelines, data collection and any other stipulations and requirements of grant that funds the academic component of the program.
• Assesses the individual academic needs, interests, and abilities of the children in the program and adapts educational curriculum/tutoring to meet them. Establishes individual assessment and tutoring plans for each participant as directed by grant requirements
• Maintains program data, written records and reports on individual youth as needed and as required by the YMCA and project funding sources.
• Recommends purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids to supervisor such as books, software, and educational supplies designed to stimulate learning.
• Ensures compliance with all Grant/funding requirements, YMCA quality standards and CACFP requirements.
• Maintains regular communication regarding each participant’s behavioral and academic progress with appropriate participant’s classroom teachers, other school & program staff,  and student’s families; recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
• Maintains positive and professional relationships and cooperates with appropriate participant’s school staff, YMCA staff, youth, families, and community.

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have experience teaching or tutoring school-age children in an academic setting.
• BA or BS degree from an accredited college in the field of Education or related field, Teacher certification preferred OR a B.S or B.A from an accredited college and/or meets the substitute qualifications to be a public school district substitute or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations
• Must obtain and keep current training certifications as required by the YMCA or City Grant. Must attend all necessary YMCA and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

North YMCA