Tutor: Math & Science Centre

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Deadline: August 13, 2024 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 $20.20-21.20 per hour, subject to student experience.

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

To apply, visit: https://forms.office.com/r/U4rmQgmZB0