ESL Tutor
  • Learning Support

The Fenn School, Concord, MA

Accredited by AISNE

The Fenn School seeks candidates for the part-time position of English as a Second Language tutor.

The tutor will:

  • Provide tutoring services in some or all of the following areas: academic writing, active reading, language skills areas, and learning strategies (test taking, test preparation, organizing and prioritizing, note taking, paraphrasing and summarizing);
  • Facilitate each student’s acquisition of English language skills while reinforcing an understanding of basic grammar concepts;
  • Present standard American English language clearly and serve as a linguistic model for students;
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students by articulating clearly, selecting vocabulary, and assessing comprehension by varying methods;
  • Listen actively and effectively in order to identify and solve problems, facilitate learning for students, and build student confidence
  • Work with students in one-to-one or one-to-two situations;
  • Generate student-specific goals and strategies;
  • Bridge the gap between class lessons and independent work;
  • Coordinate with classroom teachers to provide assistance with assignments, and help/guide students without doing the work for them;
  • Communicate with families concerning each student’s progress toward meeting goals;
  • Recognize variations in student backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles;
  • Interact in a friendly and patient manner with students from different cultural backgrounds and students of all levels of language proficiency;
  • Promote critical thinking and self-advocacy.

Qualifications:

  • Prior ESL teaching or tutoring experience
  • Strong background in English and language arts; ESL certification or its equivalent preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Usage of and comfort with Google Drive and its applications

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

  • A letter of interest
  • A current resume
  • A statement of educational philosophy
  • Letter(s) of reference

Please submit materials electronically via email attachment to Dr. Eden Dunckel, Director of Learning Support Services, at the following email address: edunckel@fenn.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email. Interested candidates are asked not to contact the School once applicant materials have been submitted.

 

  • Part-Time