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4 Economics Tutors NEEDED - Remote - Work from Hom

Reference
1613080
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
USA
Expiry Date
27/02/2018
4 Economics Tutors NEEDED - Remote - Work from Home Description Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is hiring experienced, educated individuals to serve as part-time online tutors. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to support ...

Job Description

4 Economics Tutors NEEDED - Remote - Work from Home

Description

Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is hiring experienced, educated individuals to serve as part-time online tutors. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to support colleges, universities, high schools, and individuals. Online Econ tutors work with students at various academic levels as they learn to become more effective writers.

At Pearson and within Smarthinking, we work to facilitate a culture of professional reflection and consistent quality among our teams of tutors. Tutors can work from any location with computer and Internet access.

To qualify, individuals must have:

  • Advanced coursework or graduate degree in a business discipline.
  • College-level teaching or tutoring experience in Introductory Micro/Macroeconomic courses.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to troubleshoot problems calmly in potentially stressful situations.
  • Strong typing and computer skills.
  • An enthusiasm for online education and a passion for helping students to improve their lives through learning.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Current or recent college teaching experience in the economics discipline.
  • Experience mentoring or supervising adjunct instructors or tutors.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Tutors typically work 8 to 19 hours per week on a set schedule each semester and during the summer, and they may work from anywhere they have high-speed Internet access. The ideal candidate will have experience in a majority of qualifications listed above, as well as: working in an online environment; working independently; degree, or certifications (Masters, PhD, etc); significant college-level teaching/tutoring experience in the relevant areas; consistent availability. Applications are encouraged from full/adjunct faculty, graduate students, and all experienced tutors.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 17, 2016

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Regular

Req ID: 1613080