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Reading, Writing & Learning Center

 Applying for a Tutoring Position

Welcome to the Learning Centers and Labs at Delta College.  

Tutoring is offered in Math, Science, Reading, Writing, Study Skills, Content Subjects, and ESL.

Position requirements and responsibilities vary with the area you are working in.

Check the Tutor Qualifications below::

  • To tutor Writing, you must have completed English 1A and 1B or 1D with A's or B's within the past three semesters, complete a writing sample in the RWLC, and submit a signed referral from an instructor of that course.  You must have a 2.5 GPA>
  • To tutor Reading and Study Skills, you must have completed English 1A with an A or B within the past three semesters, complete a reading placement test with a satisfactory score, and submit a signed referral from an instructor of that course.  You must have 2.5 GPA.

Complete the following steps and paperwork:

  • Fill out a tutor application folder in the Reading/Writing Learning Center
  • Interview with the Learning Center Coordinator
  • Provide your Delta College academic history
  • If you have never worked at San Joaquin Delta College, you must complete a Human Resources application which includes a TB test and Livescan fingerprinting. 

NOTE:  If you are not taking 9 units during the current semester, you are considered a non-student employee for that semester, and you must be approved to work by the Board of Trustees at their next scheduled meeting.  This may delay the start of your tutoring.

Tutor Training

Once approved for tutoring at Delta College, all new tutors are required to enroll in English 32A, 32B, or 32C or Math 32 for a one-unit tutor training course.   The Learning Centers Coordinator is your instructor.  You will work on the packet and submit your assignments individually.  There will be 2 - 3 face-to-face training sessions with the instructor.  You should complete the course during your first semester of tutoring.

             For questions, please contact:
   Nina O'Connell, Learning Centers Coordinator
209-954-5256 or email

     Last Updated: November 19, 2014    

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