About

Revolution Prep (A-rated on Comparably) is looking for teachers and tutors to join our online faculty. We look for educators who believe in the value of one-on-one instruction and personalized lesson plans and who have a strong desire to help students achieve their educational dreams.

Over the last 16 years, Revolution Prep has worked with over 1 million students to raise grades and test scores and build stronger, more confident learners. As a faculty member, you will provide individual instruction to students in grades 6-12 from all over the world through our online classroom.

Faculty members work from home and set their own schedule; they provide 35 hours of availability per week with a goal of averaging at least 28 hours of instruction per week, and are permitted to take 1-2 full days off per week. Tutors provide their 35 hours availability within our peak tutoring hours: 3pm-9pm PST (Monday through Friday), 5am-7pm PST (Saturday), and 5am-9pm PST (Sunday). In addition to teaching students, you will join an educational community of like-minded peers and participate in weekly small group meetings to learn and share best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver exceptional instruction one-on-one and in small groups between 6-10 hours a day from a computer
  • Create individualized lesson plans for private tutoring students (Grades 6-12) on a variety of subjects, including SAT and ACT exams, using Revolution’s curricula and additional resources
  • Manage the schedules and goals of several students simultaneously
  • Submit comprehensive session and student goal updates to parents each week
  • Attend weekly online professional development sessions to collaborate and share best practices with other faculty members
  • Commit to the constant pursuit of improvement through professional development, self and peer auditing, and feedback from semi-annual reviews
  • Contribute to initiatives of the instruction team including development of new curriculum
  • Represent Revolution Prep with the highest level of professionalism at all times

Qualifications

  • Applicants with expertise in science (chemistry, physics, and biology up to AP level), college level micro/macroeconomics, LSAT, higher-level math (alg II, trig, pre-calculus, calculus AB/BC, stats), and languages (Spanish and/or French) strongly preferred
    • Note: Revolution Prep tutors are expected to provide test prep tutoring, in addition to the academic subjects in which they specialize. We train our tutors to teach all sections (English, Reading/Writing, Math, Science) of the SAT and ACT as a foundation for the role.
  • Previous teaching experience and familiarity with the creation of lesson plans
  • Previous experience teaching SAT/ACT test prep is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top school required, advanced degree preferred
  • High-speed internet, as well as a clean, quiet, professional setting for online sessions
  • Ability to teach consecutive online tutoring sessions while sitting or standing for extended periods of time, five to six days a week
  • Ability to work during peak tutoring hours during the week
  • Ability to work on the weekends
  • Ability to commit to at least one year of full-time employment
  • Embodies a "growth mindset" (unafraid of challenges; adaptable to change; willingness to learn)
  • Residing in the United States

Technology

To be successful in the online Professional Tutor role, your computer must meet the minimum requirements listed below:

  • High-speed internet with strong and reliable reception/service
  • Speakers and a microphone (built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth)
  • A webcam or HD webcam (built-in or USB plug-in)
  • 4GB or more of available memory/RAM
  • Mac users: Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6) or later
  • PC users: Windows 8.1 or later

Compensation

Within their first year, our tutors earn between $25 to $30 per hour (including bonuses). Revolution Prep tutors are paid for every hour worked, are eligible for full benefits, and work from the comfort of their own homes. In addition to providing an accessible platform for passionate educators to make an impact in the lives of students, we invest in the ongoing professional development of our tutors with extensive training in online instruction, academic subject mastery, and test prep strategies. We are a highly skilled and educated learning community that enjoys collaborating to share best practices and optimize the online tutoring experience.