The Opportunity

Please take a moment to watch the video below to learn more about our company and the Professional Tutor role:

Why Tutors Love Revolution Prep

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. Revolution Prep is looking for professional tutors to join our esteemed faculty with proficiency in a variety of academic subjects (including ability to teach high school, AP, and IB level courses in mathematics, social studies, science, English, and/or other languages) and ACT/SAT prep. 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.

If selected, you must be available to attend one of our online Professional Tutor New-Hire Training Rounds (training is paid):

  • Monday, January 10, 2022 – Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 9 AM – 3:30 PM PDT
  • Monday, February 7, 2022 – Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 9 AM – 3:30 PM PDT

Our hourly, non-exempt faculty members work from home and completely online with a customized schedule that includes a minimum of 35 hours of availability within the company's predetermined prime-time hours (listed below) with the ability to add a limitless maximum amount of availability and a delivery target of at least 28 hours of instruction per week. Number of hours of availability posted do not necessarily equate to actual number of paid hours worked, but improves your ability to receiving new student assignments. Actual hours worked is highly dependent on tutor's proactivity with families, individual subject coverage, quality of instruction, and tutor-selected availability. Hours also fluctuate based on sales volume and seasonality. The bulk of our tutors work anywhere from 20-35+ per week.

All faculty members are required to post at least 8 hours of availability within prime-time hours on Sundays during the school-year; it is recommended that tutors provide some weekend availability over the summer:

School-Year Prime-Time Hours (mid-August through mid-June):

  • Sundays: 5 AM-7 PM PST
  • Mondays-Thursdays: 12 PM-8 PM PST
  • Fridays: 12 PM-4 PM PST
  • Saturdays: 5 AM-4 PM PST

Summer Prime-Time Hours (mid-June through mid-August):

  • Sundays: 6 AM-8 PM PDT
  • Mondays-Thursdays: 6 AM-4 PM PDT
  • Fridays: 5 AM-4 PM PDT
  • Saturdays: 5 AM-7 PM PDT

Your future at Revolution Prep:

In addition to providing an accessible platform for passionate educators to make an impact on the lives of students, we invest in the ongoing professional development of our tutors with extensive training in online instruction, student mentorship, and test prep strategies. We are a community of highly skilled, professional educators who enjoy collaborating to share best practices and optimize the online tutoring experience.

Revolution Prep tutors have significant opportunity for career growth. We divide our faculty pool into three tiers to help support tutor development, and match our families’ needs with the right levels of experience and skills. Most tutors begin their career with Revolution Prep in our Advanced Tier. Tutors may advance into the Distinguished Tier, and from there into our Premium Tier based on the accumulation of their experience, subject proficiency, and demonstrated quality with our families. Promotion is associated with pay increases and changes in expected pay ranges.

Our professional tutors typically start as members of our Advanced Tier tutor faculty pool at $25/hr. Upon passing their 90-day review, new tutors’ may be eligible for a rate increase based on performance and subject coverage review.

New professional tutors are eligible for biannual bonuses after working with the company for at least 6 months. Pay range is highly dependent on the individual's performance, academic subject coverage, and tenure, but can significantly increase over time.

Professional tutors are hourly, non-exempt Revolution Prep employees and are paid for every hour worked, are eligible for full benefits, and work from the comfort of their own homes.

You would be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • A go-getter who is eager to work proactively
  • An engaging personality that is comfortable meeting and collaborating with families, students, and colleagues
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Expertise in STEM and/or AP academic subjects (AP Physics, AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, and AP Chemistry) and foreign languages


Note: All Revolution Prep tutors are expected to provide SAT/ACT tutoring, in addition to the academic subjects in which they specialize. It is expected that tutors will be proficient in all sections of the SAT/ACT in order to provide students with strong guidance and expertise.

  • Embody a "growth mindset" (unafraid of challenges; adaptable to change; willingness to learn)
  • Manage the schedules, goals, and lesson plans of several students simultaneously to meet families’ needs and to optimize delivered instruction hours
  • Deliver exceptional instruction for students online both one-on-one and in small groups (<10 students) for academic subjects 4-10 hours per working day from a computer
  • Utilize Revolution Prep curriculum materials for private tutoring students (Grades K-12 and also college students, if you feel comfortable taking on those programs) in a variety of academic subjects, in addition to SAT and ACT exam prep
  • Deliver dynamic online SAT/ACT test prep classes to students grades 10-12, helping students improve their college candidacy and achieve their educational dreams by using Revolution Prep’s structured proven curriculum and course materials
  • Demonstrate fluency with Revolution’s SAT/ACT specific curricula, instructional strategies and best practices, and classroom management techniques
  • Achieve and maintain a minimum academic skill score (calculated based on the subjects that you are comfortable tutoring and their demand from our students) of 25 by the end of the first 6-months of employment with the company
  • Adhere to requirements for ongoing parent/student communication
  • Represent Revolution Prep with the highest level of professionalism at all times

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • Ability to comfortably provide academic support to students on SAT/ACT math concepts which includes items through the level of Algebra II
  • High-speed internet with ability to connect via ethernet cable, 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 per week
  • Ability to work during peak tutoring hours during the week. Please refer to Prime Time hours listed above. Employment is dependent on having a minimum of 35 hours of availability within those company-determined hours.
  • Ability to work on the weekends (all full-time Revolution Prep online professional tutors are required to be available for at least 8 hours’ worth of tutoring on Sundays within our prime-time hours)
  • Ability to commit to employment and schedule requirements at least through September 2022
  • Authorized to work in the United States (current residence must also be in the US)

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

  • A Mac/PC desktop or laptop
  • Mac users: Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6) or later
  • PC users: Windows 8.1 or later
  • High-speed internet with strong and reliable reception/service, provided through an ethernet connection
  • 4GB or more of available memory/RAM

Revolution Prep will provide a webcam, headset, and an annotation tablet to support you in providing our standard of quality for online instruction.

Revolution Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, disability, uniform service, veteran status, age, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law. At Revolution Prep, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour

Applicants should expect a follow-up email from Revolution Prep within 24 hours. Please remember to check your spam folder if you have not received the correspondence.