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Senior Instructor and Academic Coach

Company: Denver Test Prep
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION -Senior Instructor and Academic Coach (full-time or part-time)
COMPENSATIONSalary and Health Benefits: $50,000-$60,000 for full-time. Adjusted for part-time.
JOB SUMMARYDenver Test Prep (DTP) seeks an experienced and talented individual with a passion for education to join a small, highly effective team in the role of Senior Instructor and Academic Coach. - The position offers a flexible schedule and a unique opportunity to have a significant impact through a rapidly growing locally owned company.
In the role of Senior Instructor and Academic Coach, you will be responsible for working with students 1-on-1 for ACT/SAT prep, k-12 course tutoring, and academic coaching. -
The position offers candidates significant responsibility and ownership over programming and their personal schedule. This is a director track position, with the expectation that the Senior Instructor and Academic Coach will be promoted to a director-level position with profit sharing and a place on our management team in three years.
What is academic coaching?
Academic coaching is a one-on-one partnership that focuses on the process of learning. Together with a coach, students examine work habits, study strategies, organizational structures, and current barriers to success. Through an iterative and actionable goal setting process, the team works together to strengthen skills and put in place effective strategies to overcome barriers. The end goal? Students become more effective learners and develop habits for success in school and beyond.

  • Graduate of 4-year college or university. Graduate degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of teaching or tutoring experience.
  • Exceptional ability to build, manage and sustain relationships with clients and DTP's non-profit partners. -
  • Proven ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. -
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, has initiative and follow-through to execute projects from initial stage through completion.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and ethics.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends.
    REQUIRED TEST SCORESCandidates must be able to demonstrate a top 2% test score on the ACT or SAT as evidenced by official score reports and/or a qualifying exam. -
    HOURS AND SCHEDULEWhile the position offers significant schedule flexibility, the Senior Instructor and Academic Coach must be able to work evenings and weekends. Scheduling can often be done to avoid rush hour traffic, and some of the work can be done remotely. The role includes unlimited vacation time. Candidates must have reliable transportation and be able to travel to locations throughout the Denver metro area.
    ABOUT DENVER TEST PREPDenver Test Prep is the leader in standardized test prep, academic coaching, tutoring, enrichment programming, and reading intervention in the Denver and Boulder metro areas. We hire only the most talented and experienced tutors. Our instructors have all graduated with top marks from highly selective colleges and universities. -
    Denver Test Prep's president and founder built the business to include services and programs that support local nonprofit organizations that serve disadvantaged youth. Denver Test Prep offers subsidized tutoring programs to highly motivated students within our partner schools and nonprofits. We believe deeply in the importance of investing in students who need it most, and this work is a key component of our organization's vision and mission.
    We strongly believe that the key to Denver Test Prep's success is our ability to understand the specific needs of our students and to form a customized program that works best for them. As a result of this customized approach, students are able to focus all of their energy on the specific areas they need to work on at the pace that is right for them.
    TO APPLY:Please submit a resume and short cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position to Include information on your standardized test scores along with a list of all middle and high school courses you are comfortable tutoring in your email.

Keywords: Denver Test Prep, Denver , Senior Instructor and Academic Coach, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado

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