University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Juneau School District
Location: Juneau
Position: Tutor - AVID Program, middle and high schools
Requirements: Open to all students

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), is a college readiness system being implemented at the middle and high schools in the Juneau School District.

This is a part time position, less than 15 hours per week - Actual work schedule is dependent upon the job. This hourly tutor will have a flex schedule and could work one or more days a week, at one or more schools. Tutors will work with a group of 5-7 students to problem solve content questions they bring to their AVID class. 

Currently hiring for:

Tuesday 11:10-12:25 at Thunder Mountain High School
Wednesday 2:30-3:45 at Juneau Douglas High School 
Thursday 8:30-10:00 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School 
Thursday 11:00-12:30 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School 
Thursday 1:10-2:25 at Thunder Mountain High School
Thursday 2:30-3:45 at Thunder Mountain High School

Please let Ryia Waldern ( know if you have any questions in the hiring process.

  • Step 1: Interview & References

    • Interview with Ryia Waldern or Jamie Marks

    • Choose what times would work best for you in our tutoring schedule

  • Step 2: Apply online

    • Go to: Juneau School District website

    • Scroll down to 'LINKS' subtitle

    • Click Apply for Jobs

    • Click on All Jobs in the left hand column

    • Scroll towards the bottom for "Non-Permanent/Hourly Position JobID: 307"

    • Click the red "apply" button and complete the application

  • Step 3: Tutor position offered/accepted - Forms/Fingerprints

    • Once you have been offered a position and you accept then you will need to fill out a couple forms as well as get fingerprinted. The position can not be offered until HR approval is granted.

    • Both W-4 and I-9 forms are required to start and updated ones are needed each year. Please submit to our payroll office, located in the district office downtown at 1208 Glacier Hwy.

      • To access forms you can go to district office or go to the Juneau School District website and scroll over employees, click the  payroll department link in drop down box, click link to W-4 federal tax  

    • Fingerprinting will be required (unless you already have them on file from last year-fingerprints are good for 2 years). AVID will pay for the fingerprinting but you will need to see Human Resources for an appropriate form to complete.  Please set up a fingerprinting appointment with Suzanne Ainsworth at Community Schools @ 523-1761.  Her office is located at JDHS.  Before your appointment stop at the district's HR offices to complete your paperwork and then go to your fingerprint appointment at JDHS; since both buildings are in close proximity.  

  • Step 4: Training

    • Join Jamie Marks and Ryia Waldern for a weekend tutor training

  • Step 5: Placement

    • Once all paperwork is completed and HR has approved we will call and let you know you can begin working within the school.  

Pay starts at $15.00 per hour. Once you complete 16 hours (to include 8 in direct training with a host AVID teacher and 8 hours of out of class training time with Jamie/Ryia) of required AVID tutorial training your compensation will bumped to $18.00 per hour. Please remember you may be assigned to different buildings, however you may not exceed 14.75 hours per week.

Contact: Ryia Waldern
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Closing Date: Open until filled