Tutors

Also called: Academic Guidance Specialist, Educational Advisor,



What they do:
Instruct individual students or small groups of students in academic subjects to support formal class instruction or to prepare students for standardized or admissions tests.
On the job, you would:
  • Provide feedback to students, using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Business
  • customer service
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • come up with lots of ideas

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Office suite software
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office
Computer based training software
  • Moodle
  • Schoology
Multi-media educational software
  • Nearpod
  • Seesaw

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
  • bachelor's degree
  • some college
usually needed

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$39,350
$21,500
$87,290

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What they do:
Instruct individual students or small groups of students in academic subjects to support formal class instruction or to prepare students for standardized or admissions tests.

On the job, you would:
  • Provide feedback to students, using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.

KNOWLEDGE

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Business
  • customer service
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

SKILLS

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

ABILITIES

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • come up with lots of ideas

PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control

TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Office suite software
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office
Computer based training software
  • Moodle
  • Schoology
Multi-media educational software
  • Nearpod
  • Seesaw

EDUCATION

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
  • bachelor's degree
  • some college
usually needed

JOB OUTLOOK

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$39,350
$21,500
$87,290

EXPLORE MORE