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Become a Tutor

TJC tutors hold one of the most prestigious and highly paid student jobs on campus! 

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Hiring Process

After your application is submitted, the Director will verify you meet the minimum requirements and look for commonly requested courses you have completed with an ‘A’. The more commonly requested courses you have completed will elevate your chances of hire. Once the Director has reviewed the application and has chosen you as a candidate, you will be contacted and asked to come to the mandatory new tutor training. You will also need to obtain a letter of recommendation from one professor.  During new tutor training, you will learn how to successfully conduct a tutoring session and learn about the policies and procedures of Tutoring Services.

Apache Tutoring Center Job description 


An Apache Tutoring Center peer tutor is a student assistant temporary position responsible to the Director of Tutoring Services.

  • Tutor individual students and small groups during one-to-one appointments and drop-ins both in-person and online to identify and address understanding subject content and writing concerns
  • Guide and support students toward independent learning by suggesting and modeling study skills and proper practices for college success 
  • Keep precise records of student visits/no-shows and personal work timesheet
  • Ask open-ended, probing questions to promote students’ active involvement and to assess knowledge and retention
  • Maintain confidentiality   
  • Maintain updated tutor availability
  • Keep track of tutoring appointments and cancelations
  • Help maintain noise level at an appropriate indoor volume and cleanliness of center
  • Assist with workshops when asked
  • Work as a team with professional and peer tutors to help and support each other
  • Attend meetings
  • Reflect and improve upon tutoring techniques by researching tutoring methods during downtime
  • Report problems to Director, Front Desk Staff, and Specialist, as well as on intake forms  
  • Ensure that the center continues to function as a safe learning space for students
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Follow all policies and procedures established by Apache Tutoring


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Enrolled at TJC for at least 6 hours
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of one semester of college coursework is required
  • Attendance at New Tutor Training required
  • Letter of recommendation from one professor required
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Qualifications for Subject Content Tutoring

  • All of the above Initial Criteria
  • Have received Grade “A” in the course you wish to tutor

Qualifications for Writing Assistance in any Course

  • All of the above Initial Criteria
  • Have received Grade “A” in English 1301 and English 1302