? Are you passionate about helping kids in Kindergarten through the 8th grade improve academically?
? Do you have the ability to motivate and encourage all types of learners?
? Are you interested in making an impact on hundreds of kids and their families?
? Want the flexibility of afternoon, weekend and evening hours?
If you answered "Yes!" to these questions, the Kaplan Tutor position may be perfect for you!
The quality of the educational services we offer our families is dependent on the quality of the Tutors we hire. We are seeking outstanding Tutors to help our students improve their math and reading skills. At Kaplan Tutoring we deliver significant academic progress through skills-based tutoring and homework support. In-home private tutoring sessions feature a 1:1 student to tutor ratio. In some areas we also offer small group in-center tutoring in a 3:1 student to tutor ratio. Tutoring typically takes place during evening and weekend hours at the homes of our students. We begin every program with a Tutor-led assessment that results in a customized learning plan. Then, Kaplan Tutors use proven instructional methods to help kids excel.
We keep students focused on progress with a motivational goal-setting and reward system designed to promote self-confidence and a love of learning. As a Tutor you will impact every child and be part of a team that is responsible for driving each child's academic progress, motivation and self confidence.
? Deliver Kaplan's curriculum through our proven instructional methods in reading and math
? Instruct and drive the academic progress of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade in a 1:1 ratio or a 3:1 ratio
? Provide outstanding service to our members
? Create and maintain a motivational and enthusiastic learning environment
? Interact with parents and discuss their children's progress by delivering progress reports
? Provide instruction according to prepared learning plans
? Meticulously record student performance and track students' progress
? Administer and score academic assessments
? Participate in and successfully complete Tutor training sessions to learn and master Kaplan's instructional methods
? Perform administrative tasks as necessary
? Previous experience working with students; classroom experience a plus
? Bachelor's Degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher
? Demonstrated ability to explain challenging concepts in a motivating way
? Effective communication skills with students, parents and staff
? Ability to build positive relationships with students, parents and staff
? Available to work at least 4 hours each week
? Weekday afternoons, evenings and/or weekend availability
? Access to reliable transportation
? Excellent academic and overall role model
? Legally authorized to work in the US
Kaplan Tutoring is a leading provider of after-school learning programs for students in Kindergarten through the 8th grade and is a division of Kaplan, Inc./The Washington Post Company. Kaplan Tutoring's proven programs and services have helped more than 500,000 students reach their academic potential, build self-confidence and develop a love of learning. Kaplan Tutoring serves students across the country through online learning, in-home tutoring and through educational centers in 8 states. All programs feature a customized learning plan to meet each child's needs.
Kaplan Tutoring is an equal opportunity employer.
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