Upward Bound Tutor

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Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Pre-Collegiate Programs
Division: Student Affairs

Service Months:

Summer 2021

Position Summary:

The Rollins College Upward Bound Program is seeking high school Math, Science, and English virtual tutors. This is a rolling position that is open throughout the academic year. Upward Bound tutors work in collaboration with UB administrative staff and teachers to provide academic support for our program participants.

This position will initially be mostly remote due to COVID-19, but may transition back to campus at a later date.

Candidates must have a positive, proactive approach to working with teenagers on their research papers, essays, projects, and homework during summer. Candidates should be well organized, able to manage their time, and should have reliable transportation if they live off campus.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serves as an academic resource to students by helping them understand, apply, and complete course content and assignments while modeling successful student activities.
  • Supports the development of requisite academic skills of students and offers guidance in assisting students in reach their academic goals.
  • Attends all tutor trainings and required meetings.
  • Maintains all records required to document student's attendance and academic progress.
  • Responsible for reporting tutoring work hours in Workday.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Upward Bound is a campus-based college-preparatory program assisting 72 college-bound high school students from Orange County. During the school year the program provides college-prep advancement instruction, guidance in preparing for college admission, tutorial services and academic advisement to further enhance the participants' academic development and preparation for post-secondary educational opportunities and curriculum advancement for the school year. Our students are motivated learners from socioeconomic backgrounds considered statistically less likely to complete a four-year degree. They range from general level to honors to Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.

To learn more about the Upward Bound Program please click here.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • B.A. or B.S. in a related field required.
  • Teaching experience (preferably high school – Math, Science, and English) is required.

Level 2 Background Screening Requirement

As a condition of employment, the candidate must pass a Florida Level 2 Background Screening prior to their start date. The cost of the fingerprinting is the responsibility of the candidate. The cost is approximately $70.00+ and payment is collected when the appointment is scheduled. The candidate cannot start working until all background screening results are returned and cleared or until they have received an approved exemption.

Additional Position Information:

  • Employment Dates: June 14, 2021 – July 16, 2021

  • Schedule: Tutors will work Monday through Thursday 3:00pm to 5:00pm. 

  • Compensation: Approximately $20.00 per hour. This is an Upward Bound grant funded position through the U.S. Department of Education and is contingent upon grant funding.

  • There are no benefits associated with this position.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (optional)

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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