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1400A - Avid Tutors (FY 2022-23)

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person


We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.  

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.


Under direction of a SFUSD credentialed teacher or counselor, the AVID tutor will work with and facilitate academic support for small groups of students.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • AVID Tutors will facilitate small learning groups and support teachers in the classrooms both virtually (for now) and in person (when schools are back to in person instruction)
  • AVID Tutors will provide feedback on student work and the college application process.
  • AVID Tutors must be able to travel to assigned school sites as required.
  • AVID Tutors may be asked to participate in meetings and in-service training programs.


Knowledge of:

  • Note taking and study strategies
  • The college application process
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal relations skills

*You don't need to be an expert in any of the middle/high school subject areas as you will be trained to facilitate small learning groups so that the students will help each other.


Ability to:

  • Tutor small groups
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Communicate effectively with students and adults both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, instructional staff, parents, and others connected to the course work
  • Work confidentially, with discretion and with appropriate boundaries
  • Manage time effectively and be punctual for job responsibilities.

Desired Qualifications


  • Enrolled in college courses

In addition to your job application, applicants must submit a current class schedule (school-issued transcript/schedule), resume, letter of intention and 2 references. Must provide negative TB test results.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Adult, 18 years of age or older

How to Apply

  • Visit and create a new account to begin your application.  
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.




Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at


Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.


For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

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