Senior Instructor and Academic Coach
Company: Denver Test Prep
Posted on: January 16, 2022
POSITION -Senior Instructor and Academic Coach (full-time or
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
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
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.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
- Graduate of 4-year college or university. Graduate degree
- 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
- Highly organized and detail-oriented, has initiative and
follow-through to execute projects from initial stage through
- Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and
- 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
email@example.com. 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.
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