Ashfield Special Tutoring & Assistance Program (STAP) provides homework assistance to students attending Ashfield Public School. Ashfield STAP provides support to students who are having difficulties completing homework due to academic ability and/or may be experiencing difficulty in the home environment.

The program objective:

  • Aims to build confidence and skills in students to attempt answers to written questions, creative writing/storytelling
  • Aims to build confidence is numeracy skills, ability to use numbers and apply methods
  • Increase self-esteem, confidence and motivation

The role

Small groups of students are supported with completing their homework, these students may have academic concerns. The program targets stage 2 & 3 students who are in years 3 – 6. Tutors have the option of being involved in classroom activities from 1:30pm -3:00pm prior to the STAP program. STAP is delivered from 3:00pm – 4:30pm. STAP hopes for motivated and approachable students who are engaged with the program and undertake reasonable directions from the program co-ordinator and school teachers. Please note, no phones are permitted while teaching.

How to apply

More information about requirements, dates, times, and locations for this opportunity can be found on InPlace. Students can also apply to any available opportunity directly through InPlace. For information and tools on how to use InPlace, please refer to 'Applying with InPlace' module in the Community Engagement Canvas Course.

Before applying for an opportunity please ensure:

  • You understand and will follow any COVID-safe practices as determined by ACU, the organisation offering this opportunity or the public health orders of your state.
  • You are willing to undertake further processing as required and acknowledge that your ACU email address and the information you provide in your application will be shared with the organisation that offers this opportunity. The organisation will keep your personal information confidential.
  • You have read the 'Safety and Wellbeing' module in the Community Engagement course.

Opportunities are available in line with the needs of our community partners. If this opportunity is not listed in InPlace it may not be open, it may be at capacity, or you may not be eligible.

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If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact ACU Engagement.

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