Course Peer Tutor: The primary objective of the Peer Tutor is to facilitate the learning process of others by building and refining a student’s knowledge through question and conversation. Peer Tutors may be asked to participate in one or all of the following types of tutoring: one-to-one, drop-in, multi-student tutor sessions, or open lab monitoring.
Math Tutor: Math Tutors provide activities to develop math skills, including peer tutoring for math courses, clarifying course content, clarifying assignment questions, navigating MyCanvas and other helpful resources, test and exam preparation, providing study tips and strategies, and helping students set up their calculators.
Writing & Communication Tutor: The Writing Tutors provide activities to develop communication skills, including peer tutoring for communication courses, writing consultations, grammar and reading support, self-directed workshops and ESL Conversation Clubs.
The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:
Facilitate learning of course content material in courses they have previously taken through one-to-one, drop-in, multi-student, or open lab monitoring tutoring sessions
Honour all scheduled appointments and complete exit reports in WC Online following all scheduled appointments.
Work closely with the LSC staff as well as other LSC student staff to maintain and keep up to date information available to students and staff regarding services offered in the LSC.
- Must be currently enrolled in a Mohawk College program
- A Minimum Grade Point Average of 80% prior to and during the contract term
- Be willing to facilitate virtual tutoring through approved platforms as needed.
Academics and Commitment
Peer Tutors will make available a minimum of 5 hours a week for Peer Tutor activities up to a maximum of 15 hours per week (actual number may vary, subject to demand).
All Peer Tutors are students first and are therefore expected to model positive academic habits. Peer Tutors are expected to give the responsibilities of the position priority over all other activities except those which pertain to their academic success.