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Become a Peer Tutor

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Peer Tutor Application Form

To apply to a tutoring position, you will need to do the following:

  • Fill out this   
  • Check your email for information about your interview time.
  • Attend an interview.

Job Description

Tutors receive three levels of training. Principal duties include tutoring KPU students to help them become more effective learners. Tutors achieve this by asking questions about the student's understanding of the subject area, making suggestions about how to study or a method of approaching a problem, modelling appropriate learning strategies, and by referring the student to learning resources or other services within or outside the university. Peer Tutors are not expected to teach coursework or to be substitutes for teachers. Peer tutors are current KPU students helping other students to learn.

Remuneration

Tutors are paid minimum wage and are expected to work between 4–10 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications 

Be registered as a KPU student.
Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed at least 24 credit hours.
Provide references from two KPU instructors who would support your application.

Pilot Program - Bilingual Peer Tutor at the Richmond Campus

Bilingual Tutor Hire

Job Description

Be a part of a new bilingual tutoring program at the Richmond Campus Learning Centre. Use English and your own language to help students to learn and understand their subjects better.

How to Apply

To apply to a tutoring position, you will need to do the following:

  • Fill out this   
  • Check your email for information about your interview time.
  • Attend an interview.