Become an SSC Zoom! Online Tutor

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The Student Success Center employs over two hundred De Anza students each year and we are always accepting applications. With the change to remote learning with are looking for students interested in joining our SSC Zoom! online tutoring team.  Want to join us for this exciting time? Please complete an application below for the SSC area you interesting in tutoring for!

Working as a tutor is a great experience: you improve your communication skills, deepen your understanding of the subject you tutor, have fun and make great friends in the process!

To Be Employed as an SSC Student Tutor, You Must

  • have De Anza College selected as your main campus and be registered at De Anza and/or Foothill for at least 12 units, regardless of your residency status; or you are funded by Federal Work Study or CalWorks and are enrolled in 6 or more units;
  • have completed each subject you wish to tutor with a grade of B or better;
  • have a recommendation from your instructor;
  • have an cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
  • have less than 180 FHDA attempted units prior to last term of employment.

Pay Rates and Related Information

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, new SSC tutors are hired as Student Assistant II at $19.42/hour.
  • For details on student employment policies and procedures, see the Financial Aid â€“Student Jobs webpage.
  • All students working in the SSC go through the hiring process and are paid. Community (non-student) volunteers are always welcome!
  • Deadline to apply is usually week 10 of the quarter prior to beginning work or in Summer quarter for Fall. Applications submitted at other times will be saved for future opportunities.

If You Would Like To Become a De Anza Tutor

  • Understand that becoming a tutor is a commitment. Most areas require a minimum of six hours or work per week (actual hours assigned vary by area), you must complete a tutor training course during your first quarter of employment and be able to attend all on-going tutor training sessions. Please read the Training and Meetings pages carefully, and note all meeting times so you can be realistic about the time required and confirm that you are able to attend the required sessions.
  • To apply to be a Listening & Speaking Center Tutor
    Ask your instructor to complete the appropriate online letter of recommendation:

If selected as a potential tutor, an SSC staff member wil.ill contact you and schedue a Zoom interview where you will be asked to complete a task to assess your skills.

Email Completed Application Materials To

  • General Subject Tutoring Center (Accounting, Economics, etc.)
  • Listening & Speaking Center (World Languages, Community Volunteers and Student Assistant Opportunities)
  • Math, Science & Technology Resource Center
    • The online application will be sent to the center directly.  Follow up with your instructor to complete your recommendation.
    • For more information see and scroll down for contact information
  • Writing & Reading Center
    • The online application will be sent to the center directly.  Follow up with your instructor to complete your recommendation.
    • For more information, contact Victoria Kahler, Instructional Support Coordinator, ATC 309, 408.864.5753,

If You Are Hired as a Tutor

  • Attend additional paid Tutor Meetings, some Friday afternoons.
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