Tutorial Assistant - Mathematics

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Tutorial Assistant - Mathematics
Closing Date: 4/15/21*

*For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Full Salary Range: $20.98 - $27.74 (per hour); Salary Grade: C1-35

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the hourly classified position above. This position is estimated at 18 hours a week, academic days only.

The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.

De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies:
  • Communication and expression
  • Information literacy
  • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
  • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Critical thinking

Reporting to the Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) Supervisor, the DSPS Tutorial Assistant for Mathematics will be working with students with varied learning, physical, or psychological challenges. The person in this position must be able to demonstrate the ability to tutor students in Calculus, Trigonometry; math required Physics, and other higher-level Mathematics courses. The ideal candidate would be able to provide assistance to students in the areas of academics, executive functioning, and learning strategies in a clear, professional, and empathetic manner. Tutors work a minimum of three days per week for a total of 18 hours. This position works academic days of the year only. Schedules may vary from quarter to quarter based on the academic needs of the students. In person, the working environment is an open area where the tutor works with students one-to-one or in groups. During the Shelter-in-Place orders, tutor will provide tutoring services virtually via Zoom.

Position reports to the DSP&S Supervisor. Academic day assignment. Three days a week, six (6) hours per day. Hours and schedule will vary based on enrollment and class schedules. Not to exceed eighteen (18) hours per week.

  1. Provide small group, laboratory, or individual instructional assistance for Special Class or regular class instruction for students with disability related functional limitations.
  2. Provide assistance in content support, learning strategies, organizational, and study skills.
  3. Provide tutorial assistance in accordance with authorized educational accommodations.
  4. Keep current on tutoring methodologies and assistive technologies used to accommodate students with disabilities in EDC's learning lab.
  5. Recommend tutoring strategies that meet the specific learning needs of each student.
  6. Maintain cooperative, effective working relationships in a team setting.
  7. Apply policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  8. Maintain progress and attendance records.
  9. Meet schedules and timelines.
  10. Attend meetings as appropriate.

BA degree in field of assistance (English, Mathematics, or Special Education) or AA plus relevant work experience. Experience working with the disabled preferred.


Knowledge of:
  1. Tutoring and accommodation strategies and techniques
  2. Content material
  3. Record-keeping techniques.
  4. Oral and written communication skills.
  5. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  2. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  3. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
  4. Plan and organize work.


  1. Office/classroom environment.

Physical Abilities:
  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and/or on the telephone as well as making presentations..
  2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  3. Vision to view computer monitor and read various materials.

  1. A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  2. A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.

Position: Part -Time (45%, 18 hrs a week), Permanent, Academic Year Only
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

The District is a participating member of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the successful applicant would be a member of the Association of Classified Employees (ACE) Union. The current union agreement can be found online at: http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/2018-2021%20ACE%20Agreement.pdf.

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
Email: employment@fhda.edu

To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/288?c=fhda