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Part-Time Instructor Employment Opportunity: SAT & GRE Prep

Classroom Teaching Opportunities at Sherwood Test Prep

Posting Description

GRE • SAT
Test Preparation Instructor Positions
We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE and SAT classes.  These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays.  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills.  Our company has a social mission to provide top caliber test preparation courses at a value price.  Team Sherwood is committed to the social responsibility of accessible test preparation courses: Everyone deserves to put their best score out there.
Salary: $40/hour for GRE classroom instruction; $30/hour for SAT classroom instruction.
Qualifications
Education: Current graduate or professional student (Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.); or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), J.D., or Master’s degree.
Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or SAT.
Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one semester/quarter lecture, lab, discussion, etc. class.  Prior university teaching experience is required.
Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have BOTH excellent math and verbal/writing skills.  Sherwood Test Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
Consistent Sunday Commitment: We seek team players who are flexible and can teach on consecutive Sundays throughout the entire year.  We only take off four weekends per year (those corresponding to): Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.  Instructors can teach from 3 to 6 hours per weekend.
Summary
If interested, please send your (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume/Vita, and (3) Test Scores to:  employment[at]sherwoodtest.com  Interviews and hiring are to commence immediately.

Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.  As an instructor you will have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice Universities and programs.  We hire good people who are intelligent, compassionate, honorable, and dependable.  All test prep instructors are respectfully treated as faculty members and are afforded autonomy and latitude in the courses they teach.

At Sherwood Test Prep, our work is to help others.

Part Time Tutoring Work for Graduate Students

JOB: Options for College is looking for graduate students who are interested in part-time tutoring opportunities. Start date is early/mid January, and pay is very competitive. Get more details on NYU CareerNet (Job ID#: 956688). Interested candidates should apply here: bit.ly/tutorhiring
DESCRIPTION

Please note the positions described below are open immediately. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Make a career of tutoring – Manhattan-based firm needs smart, organized, motivated SAT/ACT, academic subject, and AP experts for high-paying, high-volume tutoring work.
– If you’re thinking about tutoring as a career, this is the place for you. We’re committed to growing our people and rewarding them for great work. You’ll be trained by one of the world’s best tutors and work alongside the world’s best college counselors in a flexible, friendly environment.
– Tutors will work directly with high school students one-on-one, and must be able to work remotely via Skype and/or travel to various New York City locations. While the majority of our clients are based in New York, we work with families from all around the world.
Tutors will report to Tutoring Manager and work mainly evening and weekend hours in order to be available to high school students. Tutors earn a professional hourly rate and may be eligible for performance-based bonuses.

QUALIFICATION
ACT/SAT tutors: Expertise in all sections is required, and demonstrable success in teaching the subject matter (score improvements with previous students) is essential. Candidates will be tested on their ability to take and teach all sections of these exams.
Academic subject(s) tutors: Demonstrable expertise (e.g. high school or college transcripts or test results) is required, and demonstrable success in teaching the subject matter (grade/score improvements with previous students) is essential. Candidates will be tested on their ability to take and teach APs and Subject Tests in their respective areas.
Applicants must have a 4-year college degree. Applicants from top-tier colleges and those with experience in teaching or tutoring high school students are encouraged to apply. The position is perfect for teachers or graduate students who want steady work to support their other passions. Applicants must be highly organized, flexible, and independent.
DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES VIA EMAIL. Please visit bit.ly/tutorhiring to apply today!
 

New Positions Available!

Attention Draper Students:

Kimberly Brennsteiner (Draper Alum, Class of ’07) is the director of programs at a great (and growing) nonprofit called OATS (Older Adults Technology Services). They are growing quickly and are seeking diverse, creative, and flexible trainers. Kimberly says, “I’m always happy to have another Draperite around – we tend to be creative and hardworking!”

We’re actually hiring a program associate for our center (the country’s first tech-themed center for older adults) and also an assistant editor for our website seniorplanet.org (visited by 100,000 unique viewers a month already) and a tech person.

New Openings at OATS

Attention Draper Students:

Kimberly Brennsteiner (Draper Alum, Class of ’07) is the director of programs at a great (and growing) nonprofit called OATS (Older Adults Technology Services). They are growing quickly and are seeking diverse, creative, and flexible trainers. Kimberly says, “I’m always happy to have another Draperite around – we tend to be creative and hardworking!”

The job description and responsibilities are included here:

Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization, seeks smart and flexible trainers to teach computer classes to senior citizens at its pioneering center, Senior Planet Exploration Center, as well as in community-based technology labs around the five boroughs. This position is a unique opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual. Using a proven curriculum, trainers teach classes to seniors, sometimes with assistance from volunteers and other interns. Classes typically meet twice a week and cover topics such as basic computing, Microsoft Office applications, trending technologies, social media and many more.

This position requires solid proficiency in common software applications and devices, but even more important is a great personality for working with older adults. A successful candidate will possess a high degree of patience, flexibility, creativity, and problem-solving ability, along with a sense of humor and a strong commitment to social change. Spanish language proficiency is a major plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching computer classes and other technologies using the OATS curriculum and approach
  • Coordinating with site staff
  • Site visits
  • Creating a comfortable and supportive learning environment
  • Collecting surveys and evaluations
  • Data entry in Salesforce database
  • Supervising volunteers
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Ability to travel throughout all five boroughs around New York City

Qualifications

  • Excellent teaching, speaking and communication skills
  • Competence with computers, the internet, and common technologies/devices a must
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly
  • Experience working with seniors, youth, or human-service organizations
  • Flexibility, patience, and a sense of humor
  • Regular email and cell phone contact
  • Ability to work independently and as a training team
  • Superior time-management skills
  • Spanish language or Mandarin/Cantonese proficiency a plus

Schedule is flexible. Evening hours are possible. Car is a plus as it makes traveling easier, but is not a requirement. Hourly rates range from $25-$30hr., and commensurate with experience. We are a New York City based nonprofit with a small staff that is dedicated, supportive, and friendly. We are looking for someone who is excited about our mission to harness technology to change the way we age and has potential to grow with us over the long term.

More details and instructions on how to apply can be found here: http://www.idealist.org/view/org/cpfbGzPxNm3p/

Opportunities to participate in research and earn up to $20/hour

 

New York University
Did you know that you can make up to $20/hour just for sharing your attitudes and opinions? Are you interested in learning about people’s decisions and behaviors? NYU Stern’s Center for Behavioral Researchis currently looking for student participants to help researchers study how people understand the world, interact, and make decisions.

 

Sign up to learn more about opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research projects, earn extra money, and help boost the reputation of your university!

 

Studies pay up to $20 per hour! Most studies last 15-30 minutes. Some studies can be completed online and others require that you come to the Center’s behavior lab, conveniently located in NYU’s Tisch Hall.

 

To learn more about available studies, register for an account at Sona Systems or sign in if you already have an account. Visit the Center’s webpage or FAQs to learn more about our research and opportunities for you to get involved!