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Tutor Position Description

Position Title:

Northfield Reads and Counts Tutor

Responsible To:

Community-Based Work Study Coordinator


To motivate and guide Northfield students’ academic success through weekly tutoring sessions.


  • Commit to work scheduled hours every week as a Tutor.
  • Attend training sessions.
  • Assist individual students or small groups with academic needs.
  • Meet all program expectations, including paperwork, dress code, background check, standards of conduct and attendance policies
  • Attend one continuing education training session per semester
  • Meet with supervisor once during each term.
  • Participate in program evaluation.


  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Desire to motivate and assist students
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to give and receive instruction
  • Must pass a Minnesota criminal background check
  • Must qualify for federal work-study or state work-study to work as a paid tutor