Academic and Career Preparation

Mathematics Coach – Adult Basic Education

Description

The Mathematics Coach supported adults learning math 12. The coach worked with the instructor and the students to help the students understand the material in a meaningful way.

Position Overview

The Mathematics Coaches must listen carefully to determine a student's specific learning challenge, and work with the instructor to devise a corresponding learning strategy. The Coach will look for new ways to think about math, deepening and strengthening their own mathematical understanding. This enhanced understanding will be shared with the math learners. The Coach will demonstrate patience, good listening skills, and an encouraging attitude.

Position Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of an ‘A’ grade in Math 067 (Math 12)
  • Preference will be given to students who have overcome obstacles to return to school as an adult

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in oral communication, capacity to engage in respectful relationships, collaboration, disciplinary expertise, and written communication.

Position Type

  • This is a paid Work-Op position
  • Number of positions: 1

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please contact Lisa Lewis, Acting Chair, Adult Basic Education, Nanaimo campus at Lisa.Lewis@viu.ca.