Auckland City, AucklandPart-time, PermanentWe are looking for an attentive person to teach English writing skills in Freemans Bay on a weekly basis.
You must be studying or have graduated from either a Masters of Laws or English Literature and be a good writer. You must be female .
The job involves tutoring two children - aged 12 and 8 years old - in writing skills, at a nice house in Freemans Bay for a couple of hours each week.
The kids are bright and easy to teach.Strunk & White (The elements of Style) will be the guide and it can be borrowed from the library.
The object is to upskill the kids in crafting expressive but economic paragraphs, to teach them how to write letters formal and informal, to explore different ways of expressing ideas.
Paragraphs are to be written by the kids, and rewritten with the tutor to improve economy of expression.Patience and a sense of humour are important.
Payment is $20 to $35 per hour, depending on experience.Relevant references are preferred. Please note that as part of your application, you will need to submit an example of your writing with your application.
A good tutor may be given the opportunity to edit and proofread professional texts as a consequent job if the kids tutoring works out well.Apply now and call SJS!