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Position located near IUPUI Campus! (position is part of the Community Work-study program at IUPUI)


This position is limited to IUPUI Student candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account, Student Center, Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.


General Purpose of Position: Our K-6th grade tutoring program is tutoring for youth in under-resourced areas around Indianapolis to increase academic achievement. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students to be engaged with and make a difference in the local community.

 Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

● Provide instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic tests. 

● Provide feedback to students, using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students. 

● Teach students reading, math, and test-taking strategies 

● Review tutoring material with students by discussing the text, working on solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments. 

● Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions 

● Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning. 

● Participate in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or learn new tutoring techniques. 

● Collaborate with supervisors to determine student needs, develop tutoring plans, or assess student progress. 

● Facilitate tutoring sessions 

● Review tutoring materials prior to the session. 

● Communicate students' progress to students and supervisors 

● Administer academic or diagnostic assessments. 

● The job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable and fulfilling obligations. 


Required Qualifications Must be currently enrolled in courses Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. Must be reliable and able to manage tutoring sessions and students Must be willing to learn new skills Prepare and implement lesson plans Reliable transportation

 Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of Google Drive Education major, but not required Experience working with you


Communicator - effectively communicate with off-site leadership, school teachers & admin, as well as other tutors and the students themselves


Problem Solver - daily data tracking & weekly assessments to determine if students are ready to move forward to the next lesson


Innovator - troubleshoot on days we don't have a room reserved for tutoring, confront & address student behavioral issues


Community Contributor - tutors work within Indianapolis Public Schools, creating new & improved opportunities for the youth and developing a better educated future Indianapolis.