Bucks County IUMathematics Tutor: Title I Delinquent

Bucks County IU

Mathematics Tutor: Title I Delinquent (19-14NB)

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TitleMathematics Tutor: Title I Delinquent
Posting ID19-14NB


Bucks IU oversees the Title I D grant for Bucks County Youth Center to provide tutoring in reading and mathematics within the treatment facility.  Utilizing computer-based diagnostic assessments, the Title I tutor will provide lesson plans that address the individual’s educational need.  Progress will be monitored utilizing a pre-testing upon entrance and post-testing prior to discharge.  Remediation is based on academic needs as well as student individual transition goals of either returning to their home school, completing a GED, admission to post-secondary education, or entering the work force. This is an hourly position based on a 4.5-hour day, 4 days per week, while school is in session.



Essential Functions:

  • Administer computer-based assessment test to determine the success of students served under Title I funds. Maintain records regarding pre-test and post-test.
  • Act as a liaison between the teachers and the students in the classroom, as well as teach appropriate behavior to be used in the classroom.
  • Collect and assess data on the number of students who, through remedial education, show:
    • Progress in the grade level through pre/post testing assessments
    • Are able to obtain credit to enter a mainstream educational program
    • Are able to earn credit to complete requirements for grade promotion
    • Obtain a GED or High School Diploma
    • Enter a vocational program such as Federal Job Corps Programs
    • Enter military service
  • Provide GED tutoring for students seeking to obtain their GED.
  • Provide support for regular education teachers.
  • Provide an environment which fosters respect and positive peer interaction.
  • Work with the administration to provide documentation of residents who participate in the program, documentation of hours worked, and provide regular updates.
  • Meet periodically with Bucks IU Title I program coordinator or Bucks IU Program Director of Federal and Nonpublic Programs to provide program updates.
  • Complete PA N&D Title I Assessment Reporting System form. Maintain a “hard copy” log of the forms.

 Supervisory Responsibility: None



 Physical Demands: 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



 Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:


This is an hourly position based on a 4.5 hour day, 4 days per week, while school is in session.



 Travel:   None



Education and Experience:


Level of Degree:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • PA Secondary Mathematics Certification


 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable):  Citizenship or work authorization to work in the United States required.


EEO/AA/VEVRAA Employer:  The Bucks IU is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Bucks IU does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Shift TypePart-time, hourly
Salary RangeProfessional (Teacher)
LocationBucks County Youth Detention Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/14/2019