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Tutor Job Description Sample

Tutor Job Description Sample

This tutor job description sample serves as the perfect start to a posting that will attract the best candidates. And the best performing postings maintain the structure and organization of this outline while customizing it to reflect the job requirements and duties specific to your school or educational program. Plus, you can find even more ideas for crafting the ideal description by perusing Monster’s tutor job listings.


[Intro Paragraph] First off, you’ll want to introduce prospective tutors to your opportunity. So, take a few sentences to highlight your unique teaching program and educational environment. Use this space to set yourself apart from the competition and sell yourself to new hires.

Tutor Job Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to student learning, growth, and advancement.
  • Demonstrates academic competence in subject area(s) and ability to build a curriculum.
  • Maintains a growth mindset toward student learning and teaching practice.
  • Facilitates problem-solving with a curious mind and critical thinking skills.
  • Serves as a role-model for students.
  • Collaborates effectively with parents and the organization to increase student performance.
  • Invests in the learners’ well-being, health, and safety, physically, socially, and emotionally.
  • Recognizes the relationship between social-emotional learning and academic performance and shows an ability to teach the “whole child.”
  • Designs and facilitates differentiated and personalized learning goals and activities that follow a coherent sequence, are aligned to instructional goals, and engage students in high-level cognitive activity.

[Work Hours & Benefits] This is the perfect place in your tutor job description to include working hours and benefits and advise applicants on things like overtime or travel requirements. You’ll also want to highlight any benefits that can set your position apart, like healthcare coverage or paid time off.

Tutor Qualifications/Skills:

  • Emotional maturity and stability
  • Patient, flexible, positive, consistent, dependable, and cooperative with a sense of humor
  • Ability to take supervision and correction constructively
  • Ability to positively supervise students

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or subject-matter field preferred
  • Recent teaching experience a plus
  • Current CPR certification

[Call to Action] Now that job hunters are familiar with your specific job responsibilities and requirements, you need to persuade them to apply with a compelling call to action. Let potential tutors know who to contact and how to submit an application, resume, and other supporting documents. Or simply tell them to click the “apply” button at the top of the ad.


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