Physics Tutor Position SMARTHINKING.com
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At Pearson, we?re committed to a world that?s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is hiring motivated individuals to serve as part-time online chemistry tutors. Pearson?s Smarthinking service includes real-time, online tutoring and learning support to colleges, universities, high schools and individuals.
We are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it?s one student in a small class or an education community across the globe. At Pearson and within Smarthinking, we work to facilitate a culture of professional reflection and consistent quality among our teams of tutors.
To qualify, individuals must have:
Advanced coursework or graduate degree in physics or a related discipline.
College-level teaching or tutoring experience in algebra- and calculus-based physics.
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:
Teaching experience in intermediate-level physics.
Experience with physics laboratory instruction.
Experience mentoring or supervising adjunct instructors or tutors.
Tutors typically work 12 to 19 hours per week in 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; advanced degree or certifications (Masters, PhD, etc); significant college-level teaching/tutoring experience in the relevant areas; consistent availability.
This is a remote position that will require the job incumbent to work out of her/his home office. Applications are encouraged from full/adjunct faculty, graduate students, and all experienced tutors.
If hired, tutors must be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States (I9 form verified by US notary) and have access to his/her own computer and internet access.
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