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Tutors - 25-3041.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Instruct individual students or small groups of students in academic subjects to support formal class instruction or to prepare students for standardized or admissions tests.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Academic Coach
  • Academic Guidance Specialist
  • Accounting Tutor
  • Finance Tutor
  • Grade School Tutor
  • Private Mathematics Tutor
  • Private Tutor
  • Professional Tutor
  • Tutor

SOC Occupation Groups

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  • Administer, proctor, or score academic or diagnostic assessments.
  • Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions.
  • Collaborate with students, parents, teachers, school administrators, or counselors to determine student needs, develop tutoring plans, or assess student progress.
  • Communicate students' progress to students, parents, or teachers in written progress reports, in person, by phone, or by email.
  • Develop teaching or training materials, such as handouts, study materials, or quizzes.
  • Identify, develop, or implement intervention strategies, tutoring plans, or individualized education plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Maintain records of students' assessment results, progress, feedback, or school performance, ensuring confidentiality of all records.
  • Monitor student performance or assist students in academic environments, such as classrooms, laboratories, or computing centers.
  • Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.
  • Participate in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or learn new tutoring techniques.
  • Prepare and facilitate tutoring workshops, collaborative projects, or academic support sessions for small groups of students.
  • Prepare lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals.
  • Provide feedback to students, using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
  • Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.
  • Schedule tutoring appointments with students or their parents.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Travel to students' homes, libraries, or schools to conduct tutoring sessions.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Advise students on academic or career matters.
  • Assess educational needs of students.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Document lesson plans.
  • Encourage students.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Organize informational materials.
  • Schedule instructional activities.
  • Tutor students who need extra assistance.

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Tutor