The Youth Policy Institute is currently seeking a part-time GEAR UP Academic Tutor for its GEAR UP program. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, and follows students with programming from their 6th grade year to their first year in college. The group of GEAR UP schools are a combination of charter, pilot, and traditional LAUSD schools located in the Pacoima and Hollywood Promise Zone area, whose mission is to transform the communities of Hollywood and Pacoima with a continuum of cradle-to-college-and-career services, and will be a zone of choice for families with a wide range of high-quality school options.
The Academic Tutor will assist students in developing the necessary skills needed to master the required grade level standards by providing one-on-one and/or small group tutoring. The academic tutor will be placed in middle schools or high schools within the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood area, where they will work under the supervision of both their partner teacher and Site Coordinator.
Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: