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SAT and ACT Prep Instructor

Location
Astoria, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
Tip-Top Brain is currently hiring knowledgeable, reliable, and compassionate SAT and ACT instructors to join our team.

Job Brief:

We are looking for a committed teacher/tutor to complement our qualified workforce of educators. It will be fundamental to provide knowledge and instruction to students in all subjects of the SAT and/or ACT by developing engaging and interactive lessons, while also helping them develop their test-taking skills.

The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to students and create a relationship of mutual trust. They will know how to organize and manage a class and make learning an easy and meaningful process. The goal is to help cultivate the students' interest and test-taking abilities and be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development.

Responsibilities:
  • Actively listens and checks for understanding and adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of his/her students, by using a variety of activities and instructional methods to motivate and stimulate children's abilities.
  • Instruct students in group and private settings in all subjects of the SAT and ACT.
  • Work closely with the Center Director and center staff to meet students' academic goals.
  • Assess students performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the necessary skills on regular basis.
  • Develop SAT and ACT lessons content and update lessons.
  • Keep detailed records of each student's sessions using our student progress records and/or relevant forms.
  • Attend Teacher Team Meetings when announced and provide academic and curriculum support to the center teaching team when necessary.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate feedback with respect to student's progress.
  • Builds immediate rapport with students and invites participation and makes students feel that their participations are valued.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree (in Mathematics, Science, English, Education, or related field) or higher is preferred; However, current college students pursuing their degree in education are highly encouraged to apply.
  • AP-level knowledge in English/Math is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience helping youth navigate college and scholarship applications is a plus.
  • ACT or SAT scores in 90th percentile or higher on diagnostic test in your content area or on composite score (ACT: 28+; SAT: 650+ content area or 1300+ composite).
  • 2+ years' relevant experience (both Math and ELA/Verbal) teaching in a classroom setting
  • Ensure that classes meet all educational, performance, and organizational goals.
  • Highly skilled, motivated, versatile, dependable, and dynamic individuals with strong communication skills who are friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Able to work independently, and multi-task is a must, and must have great classroom management skills.
  • Manages the learning environment with a student-centered focus, and sets challenging goals and high standards.
  • Maintain current knowledge base and proactively seeks to stay up to date in subject area(s).
  • In-person: Available weekdays afternoons and weekends is a must. This is not a 9-5 position.
  • Comfortable using Zoom and Google Meets for online.

Benefits:
  • Excellent working conditions, in a friendly and supportive environment.
  • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and chance to develop professionally and grow with our company.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • Internship/volunteer work and letters of recommendation are available for the right candidates.

We look forward to hearing from you soon and getting you on board with our team!
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Details

  • Job Reference: 706379117-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tip-Top Brain
  • Location: Astoria, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent