Tutor (Female, Age 39) in Durham, NC
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||1 year|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
A private tutoring company that works with grades K-12
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
My class contains children in grades K-5 and I am responsible for teaching them their reading,language and math
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
too many grade ranges per tutor
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Inside the public school. work environment is fine
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 4
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||My commute starts at 6 A.M. My tutoring session begins at 7:20 A.M. and ends at 8:30 A.M.|
|8am to 9am||finish tutoring morning session 8:30 A.M. Take bus 9:15 A.M. back to station|
|9am to 10am||switch buses to go to next school|
|10am to 11am||tutor for another hour for children who have study hall|
|11am to 12pm||back to the bus again|
|12pm to 1pm||break time|
|1pm to 2pm||back on the bus going to next school|
|2pm to 3pm||from 3 P.M.|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm||to 5 P.M. tutoring|
|5pm to 6pm||back home by 6 P.M.|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
background check, resume, interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, phone interview, going over qualifications, see if I was a good fit for the job
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
did i have experience, do i like to work with children, what age ranges did I work with
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, I worked as a tutor when I attended University
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
able to work with children,patience and knowledge of subject matter
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
you have to love what you do
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes. It is what I live to do
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||marketer||3mo||hourly||built client base|
|Prior Job 2||secetary||6mo||fax,file, write grants, answer phones|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|3||Gallaudet University||English Literature/ Psychology|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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