Texas Tech University

Become an Academic Coach


Academic Coach Responsibilities

  • Facilitate tutorial learning process and implement AVID methodologies.
  • Serve as role models for AVID students in behavior, attire, and work ethic.
  • Become familiar with the specific routines and expectations of each AVID teacher's classroom.
  • Monitor student progress during tutorials, providing feedback to students and teachers.
  • Assist the students in maintaining the AVID binder with calendar, assignment sheets, tutorial worksheets, and daily Cornell notes in all academic classes.
  • Be positive and professional at all times.
  • When possible, participate in AVID field trips, motivational activities, and Site Team meetings.
  • Other duties assigned by AVID Site Coordinator or AVID teacher relevant to program and student progress.

Interested in joining the AVID Ambassadors of Tech?

  • Must complete 16 hours of AVID academic coach/tutor training.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 semester hours in the Fall and Spring.
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA grade point average or better each semester and provide grade reports to supervisors
  • Must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate a mature and approachable attitude.
  • Must be a U.S Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must present a well-groomed appearance at all times and possess decision making skills.

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