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Tutor Zone: Peer Tutoring

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Job Description




Minimum Requirements

Peer Tutors must have the ability to:

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Document an earned A or B in courses to be tutored with transcripts, if necessary.
  • Participate in a hands-on tutoring demonstration for math and foreign language applicants who have not taken recent math and foreign language courses at Thomas Nelson Community College.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students from all educational levels and cultural backgrounds.
  • Exercise patience in all learning situations.
  • Maintain tutor/student confidentiality of all academic and personal information.
  • Uphold high standards avoiding falsification and cheating.
  • Meet with student on a regular basis and arrive on time for scheduled appointments.
  • Work during Peer Tutoring's posted hours.

Preferred Requirements

  • Coursework completed at Thomas Nelson Community College.
  • Previous tutoring experience.

Description of Duties

Under the supervision of the Peer Tutoring Specialist:

  • Provide individual tutoring to students requesting academic assistance in college courses.
  • Provide group tutoring as needed.
  • Accurately complete Peer Tutoring forms.
  • Participate in all required tutor training and workshops.
  • Assist with routine office procedures as needed.
  • Dress appropriately (wear clothing that does not distract from the learning process).



Please note: Students are not eligible to be tutors in their first semester at Thomas Nelson.  Exceptions can be made for students holding degrees from other institutions. 



Susan Graves

Peer Tutoring

Library, Wythe Hall

(757) 825-2804