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Student Support Specialist (Aldine, Houston, North Forest)

Location: Houston, Texas
Job # 1673031
Date Posted: 10-23-2012

Do you enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people?
Do you love the feeling of victory when resistance has been overcome?
Do you appreciate the chance to work outside of an office’s regular 9AM – 5PM schedule?
Do you have a sincere desire to positively impact the community?
Are you a champion who sees the champion in others and thrives on bringing that out in them?
 
Then we have an opportunity for you!!
 
Tutors With Computers, LLC is an educational technology and services company which serves low-income and at-risk students. By providing these students with the opportunity to expand their vocabulary and develop reading comprehension skills, Tutors With Computers helps them  secure a brighter future. We are a Supplemental Educational Service (SES) provider supported by the "No Child Left Behind Act" which offers a no-cost virtual tutoring program to students attending Title I schools.

Tutors With Computers is currently in search of a Student Support Specialist (SSS) whose responsibility is to engage students and their families.  By conducting community outreach through door-to-door program marketing, the SSS will promote the Tutors With Computers program and our vision of a world above grade level. The duties of the SSS include enrolling students in the program, coordinating delivery of services, orienting students and parents to our software and learning tools, and providing follow-up care to students who need technical support and encouragement.  Additional duties include direct communication with parents who may have questions about the program or their child’s progress, and arranging for direct instruction by qualified tutors when additional support is needed beyond what is available online.

Position Responsibilities:
Conduct door-to-door marketing of program.
Maintain confidentiality of all information in accordance with the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act.
Comply with the ethics standards to which all SES providers are held.
Use a cell phone in voice and text mode.

Required Skills and Experience:
Be 18 years of age or older.
Bi-lingual preferred (English/Spanish).
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Basic computer skills preferred.
Clean motor vehicle & criminal record.
Valid Driver's License from the state in which you live.
Current automobile insurance.
You will be required to drive for this position and must have your own vehicle.
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends at least 20 hours a week, but will have the opportunity to work 35+.
Possess sensitivity to social, economic and cultural diversity.
Flexible in the parts of town where work is conducted.
High school diploma or equivalent (some college preferred)

The Ideal Candidate:
Personable, professional and respectable character.
Enthusiastic and goal-oriented personality
Willingness to take ownership of duties and follow through with students and parents..
 
Pay for Student Support Specialists: Guaranteed $15/hour plus bonus potential.

This position serves in the Aldine, Houston and North Forest school districts.

If you think you have the integrity and passion it takes to help students achieve academic excellence, please apply online at http://readandsucceedtoday.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=1673031!

Tutors With Computers, LLC is an AA EOE employer.

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