Mesquite Independent School District

AVID Tutor (150)

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TitleAVID Tutor
Posting ID150

Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of AVID Tutor.  The appointee will report directly to the AVID District Director.  AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college prep program that serves students coming from the "academic middle".  The AVID course is available for 7th-12th grade students at 5 MISD campuses.  Tutoring is conducted during the school day.  Schools have tutoring either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday and tutoring times vary by campus.  Tutors will be assigned to a school according to the appointee's schedule and the campus needs.  Tutors will work with the same teacher(s) and students each session in order to become an integral part of the classroom.  AVID tutoring utilizes the Socratic Method, wherein the tutor serves as a facilitator.


Qualifications:  AVID tutors must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary college or university or be a recent graduate (preference is given to current college students).


Preference will be given to applicants who:


--are able to collaborate with AVID teachers, students, other teachers and the District Director.

--are able to facilitate the tutorial learning process using AVID guidelines and implement other

   AVID methodologies.

--are knowledgeable in all academic core areas;  math, science, social studies, ELAR.

--have excellent communication, public relation and interpersonal skills.


Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.


Salary:  $12.00 per hour


Locations:  North Mesquite High School, West Mesquite High School, A.C. New Middle School, McDonald Middle School, and Vanston Middle School


Employment begins:  as needed (e-mail District AVID Director to inquire about open positions -


Applications due by:  until positions filled


The Mesquite Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disabiilty, military status, genetic information or for any other reason prohibited by law.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/23/2014