High School Tutor 2021-2022

Tutorial · Roxbury, Massachusetts
Department Tutorial
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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 About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability. 

City on a Hill began with a single high school in Boston, opening its doors in 1995. Our current location is on Circuit Street (Roxbury, MA). We invite you to join our nationally recognized team of innovative and collegial educators who are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.  

Please note we understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. Apply if you believe you have the transferable skills necessary to fulfill the key responsibilities and qualifications below.


  • Tutor 18-24 students per day
  • Plan and execute Numeracy and Literacy lessons that work toward specific goals
  • Reflect on progress as a tutor
  • Hold students accountable for their conduct according to City on Hill procedures and expectations
  • Contact parents/guardians once tutoring has begun and again periodically to clarify behavioral and academic expectations and keep open communication with parents/guardians.
  • Write progress reports for students and their parents that communicate students’ effort, attitude, and progress towards academic goals
  • Lead Standardized Test Prep tutorial sessions
  • Attend required school events and Saturday school as scheduled by Principal
  • Follow all requirements enumerated in the Personnel handbook around all-school professional expectations such as professional dress, attendance protocols, and student behavior and discipline
  • Perform tasks delegated by the Tutorial Supervisor and Principal
  • Front office duties, staff assistance, lunchroom coverage, and occasional coverage duties as assigned (some occasional coverage duties could occur before normal start and/or end time)
  • Tutor during Saturday school and deliver core instructions on said Saturdays.
  • Other duties assigned by the Principal or Tutorial Supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Belief that every student, regardless of background, can and must achieve academically at high levels
  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 1 year of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preferred, particularly in an urban setting
  • At least 18 years of age
  • United States citizen or lawful permanent resident

The City on a Hill Instructional Philosophy and Background:

City on a Hill is a teacher-centered charter public high schools in Boston, dedicated to improving urban education and getting all of its graduates into and through college. As one of the original fourteen charter public schools in the Commonwealth, City on a Hill school has college-prep standards within a rigorous curriculum.

City on a Hill Charter Public School is a high school determined to teach each and every one of its students the academic skills he or she will need to succeed in college and beyond. Our school leaders, faculty, and students are committed and ready to dedicate the time, energy, and hard work to achieve the school’s mission. The school’s mission is predicated on the belief that not only can all students learn, but all students must learn in order to embrace their rights and responsibilities as American citizens and acquire the academic and cultural capital to improve their community.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public School to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

City on a Hill is committed to racial equity and make a particular effort to recruit people of color, indigenous people, and gender-non-conforming people to apply for open positions. Please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

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    Roxbury, Massachusetts
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