Radnor A Better Chance
The Radnor Chapter of A Better Chance (ABC), a nationwide program providing educational opportunities for academically talented students of color, is seeking Resident Tutors/Mentors for the upcoming academic year (2014-2015).
Our program, located in Wayne, PA houses 7 to 8 male and female students from across the country, as well as a resident director and three resident academic tutors. This position provides a private room, board, and a stipend for 10 months, in exchange for part-time hours.
The job begins in late August (although the tutor can move into the house at the end of July) and continues through the academic year. This position can be held with daytime employment or while attending graduate school.
–Tutoring in all academic areas. We especially need those with strong knowledge of high school math, science, writing, and Spanish.
–Supervising study hall Sunday – Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.
–Participation in weekday dinners (6:00 – 7:00 PM).
–Supervising house at least two evenings per week and one weekend per month.
–Participating in and helping organize recreational house activities.
–Taking responsibility for fostering a family-like atmosphere in the house.
–Creating a welcoming and supportive atmosphere.
–Showing interest in the student’s extracurricular activities and interests by attending plays, sporting events, school functions, etc., when possible.
–The tutors are expected to maintain an appropriate standard of behavior, demonstrating a respect for the integrity of each scholar and staff member, as well as a concern for the overall welfare of the program.
–Must live in the house.
–Background in academic subject matter/tutoring
–Experience working with teenagers
–Maturity and the ability to enforce house rules
–Warmth and good interpersonal skills
–Car, driver’s license, and clean driving record a plus
We are located in Wayne, PA near the town center and the Wayne Train Station. For more information about out program, please visit: www.radnorabc.org.
How to apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to: RadnorABCsecretary@gmail.com.