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Tutors - 25-3099.02

O*NET-SOC Description

Provide non-classroom, academic instruction to students on an individual or small-group basis for proactive or remedial purposes.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Academic Guidance Specialist
  • Accounting/Finance Tutor
  • Adult Basic Education Instructor
  • Center Director
  • Director of Academic Support
  • Educational Advisor
  • Learning Services Coordinator
  • Professional Tutor
  • Reading Efficiency Course Director
  • Tutorial Laboratory Supervisor (Tutorial Lab Supervisor)

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

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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.

Military Crosswalk Titles

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  • URL - Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Warfare Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Tutor