Virtual Algebra Tutors Needed ($25 – $30 an hour)

University Instructors is seeking virtual tutors to support our secondary students with virtual tutoring experience. The tutor will be responsible for managing and responding to multiple chat sessions providing exceptional instruction, student mentorship and subject matter expertise in Pre-algebra, Algebra I & Algebra II.

Job Responsibilities:

Familiarity with virtual learning platforms and course content, structure, style within math (Tutors will receive training on the virtual platform).
Engage with students in a friendly and professional manner requesting information about the course, activity, and/or specific content so they can quickly serve the student’s needs.
Respond to student questions in a positive, supportive manner, giving as detailed explanations as possible.
Guide the student through content and/or process without answering the question for them.
Be vigilant to signs that the student is asking for help on assessment (quizzes and test) questions and setting the expectation with students that tutors will not confirm answers but can help clarify what the assessment questions is asking, provide parallel problems, or guide the student back to course content.
Redirect students to appropriate to their teacher (when applicable) for questions relating to their specific course.
Seek guidance from the chat advisors/program manager by escalating content questions and sharing chat transcripts for evaluation and feedback.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Details:

Dates: 1/27/2020-4/29/2021
Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 11:50am – 12:35pm, 2:40pm- 4:10pm

Dates: Wednesday

Times: 1:05pm – 4:05pm

Subjects Covered: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II
Job Qualifications and Requirements:

Adheres to the professional teaching obligations and be a subject matter expert in secondary mathematics.
Fosters a positive and motivating environment for students.
Provide student feedback in a manner that supports learning.
Actively listens and delivers information in a clear, compelling and concise manner.
Attention to detail when typing with minimal spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.
Ability to multitask between multiple windows, students, and courses.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of one year experience tutoring secondary mathematics
Teaching license is a plus
Strong technical expertise. Must be familiar with using a computer and have experience with chat rooms

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Current teaching license preferred but not required
  • Minimum of two years of experience tutoring and/or teaching in English, math, science, or social studies
  • Proficiency in the chosen subject you're applying for
  • Strong technical expertise. Must be familiar with using a computer and have experience with chat rooms

**Tutors can be located in any US location – this is a remote position

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