How to Become a Tutor with the Tutoring and Learning Centre

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What are the benefits of being a tutor?

If you have strong academic skills, a passion for learning and the patience to help others learn, you may be interested in becoming a Peer Tutor at the TLC. Working as a tutor in the Tutoring and Learning Centre is a highly rewarding job. Below are some of the benefits:

  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Develop your leadership and communication skills
  • Reinforce or develop own learning
  • Regular weekly hours based on your timetable
  • Compensation: $14.00/hr
  • Extensive training and skill development opportunities.
  • The TLC’s tutor training program is a certified International Tutor Training Program (certified through the CRLA) and tutors who complete the program will receive a certificate of completion.

What qualifications do you need to become a tutor?

  • Current full-time George Brown student
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • College English grade of A (English tutors) or college-level math grade of A (math tutors), or college-level accounting grade of A (accounting tutors)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations is encountered
  • Tutoring experience and/or prior university-level relevant coursework an asset
  • Prior college/university experience an asset
  • Recommendations from GBC faculty an asset
  • Successful completion of a practical skills assessment upon interview

How to apply to become a peer tutor

Complete the applicable application form below. Applications are only considered complete when all supporting documentation (cover letter, resume, transcript) is included. Please have those documents ready to upload to the application form.

Please note that the TLC will only contact those candidates selected for an interview. If selected for an interview and accommodations are required, please indicate on the application form.

Apply Now to Become a Tutor