Arts & Humanities

Academic Writing Tutor - Special Education


The appointee has successfully provided substantive support to Masters students. Specifically they have edited papers and provided academic support in terms of enhancing students' written skills.

Position Overview

We are looking for a senior student who can serve as an academic writing tutor to our International Graduate students.  The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills and be very familiar with APA formatting and requirements. They will have a disposition suited to working with other cultures. This academic tutor will keep track of their own hours and will work out their tutoring schedule to match their and the student's needs.

We envision tutoring sessions to run approximately one hour per student and be primarily focused on helping the student to achieve clarity, form and structure in their formal academic papers.

Position Requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 Programs

  • Familiarity with APA 6 formatting for academic work

  • 4th-year undergraduate student or graduate student

  • Outgoing and supportive attitude

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in critical thinking, oral communication, reading, written communication, and intercultural perspectives.

Position Type

  • This is a Volunteer opportunity

Sign Up Directions

For information, please email Rachel Moll, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education at