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Jose S.

Oak Forest, IL

$45/hr

Native Speaker of Spanish with a B.A. in History

Native Speaker of Spanish with a B.A. in History

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I am a native speaker of Spanish. Since Spanish is my first language, I speak Spanish with my family and most of my friends. I still travel to Mexico often. I have been a tutor and a mentor for more than 15 years. I have a B.A. in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and have graduate work in the Special Education program at Governor's State University. Currently I work as a paraprofessional/instructional assistant in a high school in the Special Education department. Since I work at a high school, a background check is done as a condition for employment.

English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Social Studies

I have an Associate's degree in Education from Richard J. Daley College and a Bachelor's in History from UIC. Additionally, I have been a tutor in History and Social Studies for Upward Bound and Chicago PREP tutoring programs in Chicago and since 2005, I have been working as a paraprofessional in a high school in many subjects, including social studies.

University of Illinois at Chicago
History
Governor's State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago (History)

Governor's State University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jose will travel within 30 miles of Oak Forest, IL 60452.


About Jose

I am a native speaker of Spanish. Since Spanish is my first language, I speak Spanish with my family and most of my friends. I still travel to Mexico often. I have been a tutor and a mentor for more than 15 years. I have a B.A. in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and have graduate work in the Special Education program at Governor's State University. Currently I work as a paraprofessional/instructional assistant in a high school in the Special Education department. Since I work at a high school, a background check is done as a condition for employment.

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
History
Governor's State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago (History)

Governor's State University (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Oak Forest, IL 60452

Jose’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Reading
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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