Edmentum

Tutor

Edmentum

Remote, US

March 14, 2022

Edmentum is the leading provider of K-12 digital curriculum, assessments, and services to 43,000 schools in all 50 states and over 100 countries worldwide. We partner with educators to create instructional technology that is proven, easy-to-use, individualized, and aligned to state standards. Built on a 60-year history of innovation and impact, we believe that when educators succeed, students thrive, everywhere learning occurs.

Edmentum is the leading provider of K-12 digital curriculum, assessments, and services to 43,000 schools in all 50 states and over 100 countries worldwide. We partner with educators to create instructional technology that is proven, easy-to-use, individualized, and aligned to state standards. Built on a 60-year history of innovation and impact, we believe that when educators succeed, students thrive, everywhere learning occurs.

Apex Learning Virtual School (ALVS) Part-time online tutors support virtual high school students with live online chat. The tutor will be responsible for managing and responding to multiple chat sessions providing exceptional instruction, student mentorship and subject matter expertise on math, science, English, and social studies subjects.

While this is a Part-time position, the candidate would ideally be available during the day and/or later afternoons/evenings.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Familiarity with ALVS course content, structure, style within math, science, English, and social studies subjects (Tutors will receive access to demo accounts for all courses in their subject area).

  • 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 using the Socratic method.

  • 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 subject matter experts for help or to their teacher for questions relating to their specific course.

  • Seek guidance from the chat advisors (experienced ALVS teachers) by escalating content questions and sharing chat transcripts for evaluation and feedback.

  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:


This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Edmentum is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for our employees, vendors, and guests. Our organization will comply with all COVID-19 vaccination requirements at a site or facility that requires all employees and contractors who will be performing services. The CDC defines fully vaccinated as being two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 Vaccine or two weeks after the single dose of a one-dose vaccine.

Edmentum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Qualifications and Requirements:


  • Adheres to the professional teaching obligations and be a subject matter expert.

  • 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:


  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following combinations:Math/science double major or major/minor
    English/social science double major or major/minor
    Education major with math/science minor or English/social science minor (or double major)

  • Tutoring or other educator experience preferred, particularly in math, as the majority of our chats are for help with math courses.