South Kent School is offering a test prep program for the SAT and ACT during the 2018-19 academic year as part of its tutoring program. This is coordinated through the College Counseling Office. Interested parents and students should contact Mr. Walter Moore or Ms. Lynn Worthington or use the firstname.lastname@example.org email to set this up.
Individual tutoring - This is one-on-one and will provide individualized instruction on free periods, evenings and weekends - scheduled when it is convenient for the tutor and the student. In addition to tips and testing strategies, students will go through the various testing sections through an online program, as well as other prep materials and progress will be closely monitored by the tutor to assess the student’s mastery of the tasks.
Interested parents should fill out the school’s test prep tutoring info form. The College Counseling office will then provide a contract which must be signed by the student, and tutor.
A tutor will be assigned once payment is received. A schedule will then be established with the student.
The fee is $1000 for 10 sessions of individual tutoring and must be paid in advance before commencement of tutoring services. If it’s decided that ten sessions are not necessary, a refund will be given for the balance of sessions. At the end of end sessions, the Student will be assessed to determine if additional tutoring is necessary.
Payment can be made online via our info form, by check, wire, your FACTS account, Flywire or other means as agreed upon with the business office.
All other questions may be directed to:
Mr. Walter Moore, Director of College Counseling
860-927-3539 Extension 250
Terms and Conditions
Tutoring will take place at a mutually agreed upon time and place between Tutor and Student. Frequency of sessions may be one time weekly but not to exceed three times weekly.
CANCELLATION OF SESSIONS NOT ATTENDED BY STUDENT
Fees are based upon the Student’s undertaking to attend all sessions as agreed upon by Tutor and Student. No refunds will be given with respect to those lessons not attended by the Student.
CANCELLATION OF SESSIONS NOT ATTENDED BY TUTOR
The Tutor may cancel sessions by giving 24 hours prior notice to the Student. Since sessions are pre-paid, it is the responsibility of the Tutor to reschedule the appointment at a time agreeable to both Student and Tutor, failing which the Student shall be refunded with such a missed session fee.
Fees are based upon 45-60 minute plus session and no adjustment shall be made for time lost because of late arrival by the Student.
Any lost time because of the late arrival of the Tutor shall be compensated for by extending a session by mutual agreement and by such amount of time that was lost.
OBLIGATIONS OF THE TUTOR
- The Tutor undertakes to do all preparation prior to lessons and to structure sessions in such a way as to optimize time to benefit the Student.
- The Tutor shall keep confidential all information of the Student.
- The Lead Tutor may split the duties based on subject area with another qualified tutor. Both must sign the contract.
- The Tutor shall be at no time required or obliged to execute homework or assignments on behalf of the Student.
OBLIGATIONS OF THE STUDENT
- The Student must make every effort to keep all appointments, arrive on time, and bring work for each session.
- The Student agrees that assignments, exercises or homework form an integral part of tutoring and undertakes to complete such work in an engaged and timely manner.
South Kent School and the Tutor make no promises or guarantees with regards to a Student’s performance as a result of any tutoring provided. Parents/Guardians must understand that the utilization of a tutor may not completely address all of the academic needs of a student.
This tutoring contract may be terminated by Tutor or Parent/Guardian of Student, at any time, by notifying Walter Moore, Director of College Counseling, in writing of such decision.
This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties with regard to the subject matter thereof and the parties waive the right to rely on any alleged expressed or implied provision not contained herein. Any alteration to this agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.
Where the Student is a legal minor, the Parent/Guardian shall enter into this tutoring contract on behalf of the Student and shall accept and agree to all the terms and conditions contained herein on behalf of the Student.
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