Tutor Coordinator- WIEC

Markleeville, United States

Position Title

Tutor Coordinator- WIEC

Job Type





NE10 (19.36 - 29.04)




Position Summary

Under direct supervision, the Tutor Coordinator is responsible for coordinating with parents, teachers, counselors, principals and other school district staff to assist Native American/Alaska Native (NA/AN) Alpine County students enrolled at the Woodfords Indian Education Center (WIEC) and in the Alpine County Unified School District, Douglas County School District, and Lake Tahoe Unified School District or other approved alternative education program(s) in obtaining academic success; responsible for monthly student attendance reporting, supervision of WIEC tutors, collaboration between American Indian Education Center (AIEC) Program Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Coordinator, if applicable. Fosters academic and developmental growth in NA/AN students and is responsible for providing direct educational services, tutoring assistance, and advising to Native American students. Responsible for oversight of academic programming for the WIEC’s After-School Program and Summer Enrichment Program. WIEC Tutoring Coordinator will monitor WIEC student academic performance and records; implement the WIEC Early Alert System for prevention of student failure; oversees the Portfolios for Student Growth Project; monitors students taking independent study online courses in the WIEC computer lab and provide direct tutoring services as necessary. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree in Education or related field plus one (1) year of experience working in a classroom or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to pass the California Elementary School Aide Test.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Works with groups of Native American/Alaska Native K-12 students with common educational needs and/or Individual Education Plans.

  • Coordinates information and meetings between WIEC staff and WIEC Director to ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures and coordinates school district policies and procedures to make certain optimal communication between all parties.

  • Assists students and families in academic achievement through multi-faceted educational support, including positive re-enforcement, re-direction, and reward.

  • Assists students in achieving grade advancement with daily educational resources and works with students and their families to develop an educational plan to ensure optimal academic growth, and assists in coordination of educational student workshops.

  • Schedules monthly conferences with tutors during the school year with additional conferences scheduled as needed.

  • Maintains accurate, confidential attendance and academic records, including staff feedback reports, student progress reports, reports of developmental deficiencies, as well as written, confidential staff records.

  • Reports center enrolled NA/AN students lists to the WIEC Director.

  • Informs parents/guardians of educational options for completion of outstanding school work, credit recovery (9th-12th grades), testing and college planning.

  • Makes referrals to Social Services of children considered to be at a high risk due to an unsatisfactory home life or poor educational performance as a results of a serious problem.

  • Schedules and co-facilitates with Student Attendance Review Board (SARB), Washoe Tribe Truancy Department, and school district teachers and staff.

  • Assists in the coordination of annual Back to School Nights, Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) Meetings, Student Portfolio Events, and assists in recognizing NA/AN Alpine County students’ achievements at the annual End of the Year Student Recognition Night.

  • Meets with appropriate individuals (i.e. teachers, parents, and other education staff) in the formulation of education plans for individual NA/AN K-12th students.

  • Provides leadership and supervision of NA/AN K-12th students during recreational, cultural, and/or enrichment activities.

  • Transports NA/AN K-12th grade students in Washoe Tribal vehicles for special field trips.

  • Informs WIEC Director of individual student progress.

  • Provides necessary information to parents to ensure and maintain interest in students’ academic performance.

  • Assists WIEC Director in implementing yearly California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) or other surveys requested from the California Department of Education’s American Indian Education Center Program.

  • Acts as a representative for the Center in specific student/school matters.

  • Collects academic authorization forms.

  • Maintains WIEC Early Alert System to prevent student academic failure.

  • Contributes to teacher training that address specific issues of American Indian students.

  • Solicits suggestions and assistance and develops positive rapport with students and families of the Woodfords Washoe Community.

  • Understands and applies both Douglas/Alpine/Lake Tahoe School Districts and Washoe Tribal policies and procedures, in addition to understanding the Hung-A-Lel-Ti Washoe Community and acts as a liaison between parents and the school.

  • Assists Director to maintain WIEC facilities and to assist in daily center operations.

  • Assists in daily nutritional snack preparation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of traditional form of government and tribal customs and traditions.

  • Knowledge of Washoe culture and customs and willing to learn and share the Washoe language.

  • Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.

  • Ability to be highly organized and motivated.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and record keeping.

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.

  • Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.

  • Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.

  • Ability to supervise and ensure a safe learning environment for children.

  • Ability to respond to emergency or crisis situations.

  • Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.

  • Skill in administering disciplinary rules to students and resolving situational conflicts.

  • Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).

  • Certified in First Aid and CPR and ability to complete training in mandated Child Abuse Reporting, Food Handlers Certification and Individual Education Plan training within six (6) months of employment.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office or classroom setting with a moderate noise level.