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Academic Writing Tutor - Special Education

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Description

This student position provides substantive support to Faculty of Education Master's students.  Specifically, the student edits student papers, and provides academic support by enhancing students' written skills.

Position Requirements

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, 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.

The incumbent's attributes should include, but not be limited to:

  • 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

Sign Up Directions

For information on the application process, please email Rachel Moll, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education.  Rachel.Moll@viu.ca