Tutor - Stay in School (SIS) High School Program

(Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough, Administration)

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Position ID: V-PET0572 Last Modified: 15 Dec 2015 Last Full Update: 15 Dec 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactKristi McKay, Tutoring Services and Volunteer Coordinator, The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough; Phone: 705-748-9455 ext 204; Fax: 705-748-9455; Email: k.mckay@ldaptbo.com
DutiesTo assist students Grade 9-12 struggling with academic, personal and/or social difficulties with one-to-one tutoring support to work towards credit achievement, self-advocacy skills, and fostering recognition of academic potential and personal goals.
More Info Linkwww.ldaptbo.com
Benefits- Develop an understanding of the needs of individuals with learning disabilities and/or ADHD;  
- Positively impact the lives of children and their families;  
- Develop employable skills, gain work experience and boost career options;  
- Receive training and support;  
- Network with people who share common interests;  
- Participate in your community, support literacy programs, and inspire others to become involved;  
- Gain a sense of self-fulfillment.
ClientsYouth Grade 9 to 12
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/Experience- Familiar and comfortable with computers;  
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, learning disabilities, ADHD and associated disorders;  
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, assistive and educational software;  
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, learning strategies, literacy and math skills, and behavioural/social development of children;  
- Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a related post-secondary education program, such as Education, Social Sciences, Early Childhood Education or Educational Assistant;  
- Previous experience supporting children with disabilities an asset.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening (4pm-7pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (4pm-7pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening (4pm-7pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening (4pm-7pm)
SeasonsYear Round ; September to June
LocationCity of Peterborough
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining provided prior to start of program, onsite supervision and ongoing communication with Program Coordinator.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplicants must be 18 years or older, and must be prepared to provide a Criminal Information Request (CIR) and Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) upon successful application.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameLearning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough, Administration
Office Phone705-748-9455
Fax705-748-9455 available Mon-Thu, 9 am-4 pm except 12 noon-1 pm
Address & Map
580 River Rd S
Peterborough, ON K9J 1E7