Science Department

Supplemental Instruction Leaders

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Become a Supplemental Instruction Leader in Science

If you have recently taken and successfully passed a science course, and would like to support other students, you may be interested in becoming a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader in Science.

What is an SI Leader?

  • SI Leaders within the science department assist fellow students in a science class that they have recently taken and successfully passed. 
  • They assist with both in-class learning and learning sessions outside the classroom.
  • This is a collaborative, active-learning model that encourages students to work together and support each other through the course.

What Makes a Successful SI Leader?

You could be successful as an SI Leader if you:

  • Possess a genuine interest in connecting with others and being a part of a community
  • Want to make a positive impact on student success
  • Have a desire to help students grasp difficult course concepts and overcome obstacles to their learning

More about SI Leader Positions at FRCC

  • Starting wage: $16.00/hr; average 8-12 hours work week
  • Attend all class periods; work with instructor and students during class time
  • Develop professional relationships with SI Team, Instructor, and students
  • Plan for, and facilitate, 2-3 one-hour SI sessions for students each week
  • Meet regularly with Instructor
  • Attend initial training and bi-weekly SI Leader Team meetings within the Science Department

Eligibility Requirements

  • Recently completed the relevant FRCC or equivalent course and received a grade of B or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credits at FRCC during the fall or spring semester
  • At least 17 years old and pass a background check

Become an SI Leader

If being an SI Leader and helping your peers succeed sounds like something you would be interested in, please fill out our application.

Science SI Leader Application  


If you have any questions regarding the Science SI Leader Program, please contact your Science Instructor.