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CAST Hiring

How Can I Become a Tutor?

Step 1: Complete the tutor application:

Step 2: Provide two recommendations from faculty by asking them to complete the Tutor Recommendation These can be emailed to grunseicht@montclair.edu or uploaded into the Online Tutor Application.

Note: If you are a transfer student, you must also provide the Center for Academic Success and Tutoring with an unofficial transcript from other colleges/universities you have attended.

Upon completion of all of the above, if the Center is hiring we will arrange for an interview.

When is the Center for Academic Success and Tutoring Hiring?

The Tutoring Center generally hires the start and end of the semesters, with our largest group of hiring happening prior to the fall semester. We do, however, collect applications on a rolling basis and will reach out when all of the requirements above are met, and we have a need that you match.

Please be aware, while there are general trends in the subjects we hire for, every semester has different needs based on who is already employed with us and what subjects or courses students are requesting. We often have needs to fill in the middle of the semester too, and keep all applications on file until a student requests otherwise or they graduate.

What Are the Requirements for a Peer Tutor or Supplemental Instructor?

Peer Tutor is an undergraduate student who:

  • Demonstrates outstanding academic performance in the subject area(s) qualified to tutor.
  • Is a sophomore, junior or senior student.
  • Earned a B+ or better in those courses to be tutored.
  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Supplemental Instructor is an undergraduate or graduate student who:

  • Demonstrates outstanding academic performance in the subject area(s) qualified to tutor.
  • Is a junior, senior or graduate student.
  • Earned a B+ or better in those courses to be tutored.
  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • Preferably has tutoring experience.
  • Receives a direct recommendation from a professor for the position.

Academic Coach is an upper level undergraduate or graduate tutor hired to focus on supporting success skills in students. Coaches will work with students in topics like time management, note taking, study strategies and more.

  • Demonstrates outstanding academic performance.
  • Is a  junior or senior student.
  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Red Hawks Rising Success Coach is a role that takes some academic tutoring and some academic coaching skills to provide Dual Enrollment students support as they transition from their high school career to college classes. These staff are asked to:

  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • Be able to commute to their scheduled high school.
  • Have good group and classroom management skills.

More details, including a job description can be found on the Red Hawks Rising webpage.

 

What Are the Requirements for a Graduate Tutor?
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Subject expertise.
  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience.

Academic Coach is an upper level undergraduate or graduate tutor hired to focus on supporting success skills in students. Coaches will work with students in topics like time management, note taking, study strategies and more.

  • Demonstrates outstanding academic performance.
  • Is a  junior or senior student.
  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Red Hawks Rising Success Coach is a role that takes some academic tutoring and some academic coaching skills to provide Dual Enrollment students support as they transition from their high school career to college classes. These staff are asked to:

  • Earned an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • Be able to commute to their scheduled high school.
  • Have good group and classroom management skills.

More details, including a job description can be found on the Red Hawks Rising webpage.