STUDENT EMPLOYMENT- PART-TIME: Tutor, Math & Science Centre (includes business tutoring)

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: August 13, 2023 at 11:59 pm

Position: Tutor, Math & Science Centre (includes business tutoring)

Department: Student Affairs


The Math & Science Centre is a free drop-in tutoring service offering support in intro-level math, business, statistics, physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering courses (note: geology and psychology tutoring may be offered). The Math & Science Centre currently has openings for tutors for the fall term. The Centre will open the second week of Fall semester and will be open Mondays through Thursdays from 3-8pm.



· Participate in tutor training

· Assist students in learning specific course material

· Assist students with study skills and learning strategies

· Maintain ongoing communication with the lead tutor/coordinator of the Math & Science Centre

· Complete an “Attendance and Summary of Session” form for each session worked

· Provide feedback for the purpose of improving the Centre


QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must

· have completed at least 1 year at Cape Breton University

· have demonstrated academic success in the subject area(s) they are applying to tutor in

· be responsible, reliable, and punctual

· possess strong listening, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

· possess strong organizational skills

· have a desire to help others be successful

· be respectful of diversity and confidentiality



The initial work term will be from September to December, with the possibility for renewal. It is hoped that a tutor will be able to commit a minimum of 4 hours per week. The rate of pay is $20.00-21.00 per hour, subject to student experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted