Shelby County Schools

Certified Tutor – ELP

Posted Date 8 months ago(8/4/2023 4:25 PM)
Location Name
Larose Elementary
Salary Min
USD $25.84/Hr.
# of Openings
Hidden (2140)
Close Date

Purpose and Scope

Instructs and directs the activities of students to help them achieve maximum academic success, in accordance with Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE), or other program guidelines.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the primary job elements.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Before and after school hours ELP, the Extended Learning Programs (ELP) for students at an assigned site in accordance with the Tennessee State Department of Education standards of School-Administered Child Care (Chapter 0520-12-01) and the public extended day outline.
  2. Generates tutoring plans for each student that details individual goals and suggested enrichment activities for both home and during school; assesses and documents student progress.
  3. Develops and assists students with academic exercises and class activities; concentrates efforts with small groups of students and individuals, as necessary.
  4. Compiles, prepares, and organizes materials and classroom for instruction and other learning activities.
  5. Reinforces all knowledge and skills taught by the classroom teacher.
  6. Assists teacher with academic instruction and the instruction of daily routines, skills, and concepts as needed.
  7. Provides instructional support and reinforcement to students identified in need of tutoring services.
  8. Utilizes effective instructional practices, behavior management strategies, assessment techniques and directed teaching methods.
  9. Collects and compiles statistical data as needed for accountability and program development.
  10. Collects, organizes, and completes information necessary for reports and evaluation.
  11. Communicates and collaborates effectively with teachers, central office staff and local school administrators.
  12. Shall complete at least eighteen (18) hours of professional development each school year.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduated from an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s degree. Valid Tennessee professional teacher’s license. Minimum of two (2) years of successful classroom experience.


Degree Equivalency Formula:

Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

Master’s Degree=6 years plus required years of experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the functions of the school division and its operating procedures.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities.
  • Ability to operate a computer and use appropriate software applications and peripheral office equipment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Physical Requirements and Working Environment

Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.

Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



MSCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  MSCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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