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Math Department Tutors

If you enjoy math and helping others succeed, consider working as a tutor in the Math Center! Tutors assist their fellow students with a wide range of mathematics, from arithmetic to calculus and even with math in other topics.

Tutors are expected to be able to:

  • Tutor individuals or small groups (2-3) of students.
  • Tutor students in math courses as well as math from other various academic disciplines.
  • Explain class material to students utilizing a variety of learning modalities.
  • Be understanding toward struggling students and recognize their needs.
  • Provide study techniques and time management skills to students.

Tutor Requirements

To be eligible to work in the Math Center, students must meet the following qualifications:

  • Complete Math 31 with a grade of A or B
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 units at Sierra College
  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA each semester
  • Submit an application to the Math Center IA or Coordinator
  • Pass a Live Scan background check

Print and fill out this tutor application

Pay Rates

Tutors are paid based on knowledge of math and experience with tutoring.

  • Tutors who have completed Math 31 (Calculus 2) begin as Tutor III: $9.00/hr
  • Tutors who have additionally passed Math 13 (Statistics) with an A or B begin as Tutor IV: $9.50/hr
  • Tutors who have take Skill Dev. 1 or who have tutored in the Math Center for 2 semesters earn a $0.50 pay increase

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