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Tutor Application

Congratulations and welcome to the MLC!

Dear Applicant,

In choosing to become a part of the MLC Tutoring Program, you have become a valuable part of our team. You have been highly recommended by faculty and our director, and your acceptance means that we have seen in you the qualities that we consider essential in a committed peer tutor.

The MLC is committed to serving students. As a part of our staff, we expect you to hold this among the highest of priorities. Students who come to the MLC regard you as a mentor and role model. As a result, you are expected to model appropriate student behavior such as punctuality, respect for others and a commitment to high academic standard. Also, you are an employee of the university and should dress and conduct yourself appropriately.

The MLC is continuing several programs to help students this year. These opportunities include a series of academic workshops in Math 104, 111, 115, 120, 121 and 122. Other intervention programs are being planned for next semester. We hope all of you will actively participate in these programs and assist with the development of new programs as much as possible.

You provide an important service to the students of York College and we look forward to working with you in the semesters ahead.

Job Description

It is the goal of the tutor to assist students in developing the learning skills necessary to master academic subject matter. This usually means working with them on a one-to-one basis or in a small group. Specific tutor responsibilities include:

  1. Scheduling tutoring sessions on an as-needed basis
  2. Recording tutor contacts on your activity sheet and or on the computer system
  3. Making sure each tutee signs in and out of the MLC
  4. Logging in and out of the Timesheet computer program
  5. Participating in all training sessions for the purposes of acquiring additional skills and completing all assigned job
  6. Consulting with the coordinator on students' progress
  7. Maintaining the confidential relationship between tutor and student
  8. Being punctual, accurate and effective while tutoring
  9. Notifying the coordinator or director if you are absent or late
  10. Respecting the honor Code of York College

Tutor Manual

Tutor Application

In order to become a tutor, you need to pass three exams: MATH 104, 111, 115, 119, 120, 121 and 122. Review materials will be provided at the center.
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