Apply to be a Supplemental Instruction Leader
The LAR Department is always looking for responsible and dynamic individuals to be a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader. SI Leaders prepare, develop, facilitate, and manage peer-led group learning sessions for students enrolled in historically difficult courses. If you are interested in applying for an SI Leader position for the next semester, please complete the Pre-Interview Survey Once completed, if you meet the minimum requirements, you will be asked to sign up for the next round of screening interviews which usually takes place 1-2 months before the next semester begins.
Getting Hired as a Supplemental Instruction Leader
- Complete the subject you wish to be an SI Leader in with a grade of A or B and maintain a 3.0 GPA in the discipline.
- Prove your status as a full-time student (12 units) if you are an undergraduate attending a community college or university, or be enrolled in at least six units if you are a graduate student or enrolled in a credential program.
- Submit a completed to the SI & Tutorial Program Coordinator.
- Submit a copy of your transcripts indicating completed coursework and grades.
- Have an instructor in the SI discipline you are applying for complete and submit the confidential .
- Be available to attend all mandated training meetings.
- Be chosen for an interview and selected for the position.
- Be available to work a minimum of 10 hours.
Requirements and duties as a Supplemental Instruction Leader
- Attend a pre-semester training as well as bi-monthly meetings (typically held on Fridays).
- Participate in CRLA Tutor Training Academy (held on Fridays) over a 5 week period).
- Attend the the target course lecture and model ideal student behavior.
- Prepare session plans for each SI session.
- Meet regularly with faculty teaching the supported course.
- Maintain records of student attendance and performance.
- Periodically meet with SI Program Coordinator.
- Respect the privacy of student information, grades and performance.
- Conduct peer observations of other SI Leaders’ sessions.
- Maintain a professional working environment in the classroom and on campus.
- Other duties as assigned.
SI Leaders are paid according to their experience in the job. SI Leaders are able to work for a maximum of six semesters, subject to semesterly evaluation and review by their supervisor. SI Leaders work typically 10-14 hours per week.