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Part-time Teaching Positions

Why Academic Approach?

Enjoy the support of Academic Approach’s expert directors, in-depth training, and extensive, rigorously designed print and online curriculum all created in-house. We are confident that you will raise scores, build skills, and empower students to achieve their goals. We currently have openings for the following part-time positions:

Benefits

Flexible scheduling

  • You’ll work with the tutor support team to create a schedule that fits your life. One-on-one tutoring usually occurs after school or on weekends, with some weekday hours available as well. Classroom instruction typically happens during the school day.

In-person, paid training with individualized test preparation curriculum 

  • Work with veteran tutors, instructors, and other staff members to hone your teaching skills, master relevant content, and develop your own individual tutoring and teaching style.
  • You’ll receive our industry-leading curriculum to use with your students, but you’ll also learn how to use student data to customize your approach since no two programs look alike.
  • After training, enjoy various opportunities for professional development and other activities that help us build community in our organization.

Full-time and internal growth opportunities available 

  • Pay starts at $30 per instruction hour, and Academic Approach offers semi-annual reviews to discuss potential growth and professional development opportunities.
  • Our most successful tutors have been with us for over a decade.  
  • Full-time tutors and instructors qualifying for benefits receive medical, vision, dental, disability insurance, and a 401(k).
  • Many of our successful tutors have transitioned into full-time roles in various departments.

Meaningfully impact students’ lives

  • Benefit from Academic Approach’s eighteen-year history and expertise in supporting students
  • The test growth your students will experience may be the difference-maker in earning admission to their dream university or a scholarship that makes attending college a reality.
  • Instructors will learn to offer highly personalized test preparation solutions one student at a time, tailoring instruction to the unique needs of each student.

Qualifications

What makes for a great Academic Approach instructor?

  • A bachelor’s degree in any subject or major 
  • High standardized test scores in English, reading, math, or science
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Some experience in teaching, mentoring, or leadership
  • Responsibility, honesty, maturity, and empathy
  • Friendliness, patience, and sensitivity to students of varying backgrounds

Academic Approach is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, amnesty status, or veteran status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds, skillsets, and experiences are especially encouraged to apply.

Who We’re Looking For

Innovators

We understand that all great things start with a groundbreaking idea/strategy and are followed with diligent and collaborative execution and insight.

Explorers

We relentlessly pursue the knowledge needed to shape and influence student and school performance.

Problem-Solvers

We are dedicated to finding concrete and actionable solutions to the education challenges facing students. We embrace difficulties with optimism and teamwork.

Organizers

We prioritize all our activities around what’s best for students and schools and organize our activities to turn great ideas into reality.

Builders

We are committed to the success of the mission. We believe nothing should be done without purpose and a focus on the future.

Collaborators

We collaborate with schools to understand the unique needs of their students so that we may tailor a customized solution to drive their student achievement.

Every Student is Different

We know our students; each one is unique. That is why our ACT, SAT, and Middle School test prep is customized to each student and school partner.

We improve your students’ standardized testing by tailoring our research-based, expert instruction and curriculum to your needs.

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