Tutor, Math & Science Centre (includes business tutoring)



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 2018 term. The Centre will open the week of September 10th 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


Applicants must:

  • have completed at least 1 semester 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; and
  • be respectful of diversity and confidentiality.


The initial work term will be from September to December 2018, 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 $15.75 – $16.25 per hour, subject to student experience.

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

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