Upward Bound Tutors Needed

Upward Bound is hiring tutors in the following areas:

  • English
  • Math – Algebra, Geometry, Calculus and Trigonometry
  • Science – Physical, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • History - U.S. and European
  • Foreign Language - Spanish, French and Chinese

Tutors will work with students from Bridgeport high schools. Tutorial sessions take place at the respective schools from 2:30PM to 3:30PM once a week, or bi-monthly on Saturdays from 9AM to 12PM on the SHU main campus.  Some students may need assistance more than once a week, especially before midterms or finals. Target schools are Bassick, Bridge Academy, Central, Harding and Fairchild Wheeler, all located in Bridgeport.

Tutors may have more than one student assigned to them per session. Rate of pay $15 per hour.


  • A copy of current transcript, applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA in tutorial subject matter
  • Must have your own transportation
  • Must attend training (1 hour) for Sexual Misconduct Prevention

Interested in becoming an Upward Bound tutor?

Complete an online application and submit your current transcript and letter of recommendation to Emma Sanchez, Assistant Director of Upward Bound. You may email the transcript and letter of recommendation or drop them off at the Upward Bound office which is located in the Main Academic Building on the lower level of the Fairfield Campus. If you have any questions, contact Emma at sancheze@sacredheart.edu.