Job Description

RRCC Student Employment Position Announcement

Department: Experiential Learning/America Reads

Position Title: America Reads/America Counts Tutor

Position Type: Work-Study Only

Job Description: Help tutor young students with reading and math skills at one of several local elementary schools. Tutors will be working with and local elementary schools to help individual students improve reading and math skills. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience in the public school system and to help empower children to develop their love of learning by leveraging the Reading Partner's proven curriculum.

As a literacy intervention tutor you will assist the on-site coordinator with one-on-one tutoring and possible organizational projects for children, K-6th grade for Reading and K-9th grade for Math. In addition to tutoring, Work-Study students may also have the opportunity to develop additional projects based on academic and professional development interests. Reading Partners operates Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, depending on the needs of the site.

Job Requirements: Enthusiasm for education is essential. Good reading and/or math skills are required as well as an interest in teaching children.  Maintenance of a minimum 2.5 GPA is necessary.  Applicant must be reliable, responsible and able to commit to a schedule. 

You must be eligible for student employment (enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours for the semester in which you will be working) to apply for this position.

Skills you will gain/enhance:

Training from the Reading Partners program helps to enhance your assessment skills, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills and communication skills. You will also gain:

  • Real world experience in the education system.
  • Contact time with elementary age learners.
  • Guidance from experienced tutors.
  • Valuable connections at local elementary schools and with local non-profits.

Job Payment Information:

Wage: $13.50
Paid: Bi-weekly (Fridays)

How to Apply:

Click the link below to apply for this position!

For questions about this position, contact Melissa English at 303.914.6361 or

For questions about student employment in general, contact

Note: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and/or 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Red Rocks Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and/or participation in vocational education programs.
RRCC has designated Arnie Oudenhoven as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. Report all concerns or complaints relating to discrimination or harassment to the Title IX/EO Coordinator(s). For information, contact Arnie Oudenhoven Executive Director, HR, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, via mail at 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. Phone 303.914.6298, or email or Deborah Houser, Assistant Director of Human Resources/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 303.914.6224 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228.
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