Professional Tutor – Part-time (Bethesda, Mclean & DC)
Who We Are:
PrepMatters, Inc. is the premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation, academic tutoring, and educational planning. Our tutoring staff helps students and families navigate the whole alphabet of standardized tests, ranging from the SSAT/ISEE/HSPT for middle-schoolers to the SAT/ACT/AP for high schoolers to the GRE/GMAT/LSAT/MCAT for college students. We take pride in our deep understanding not only of the tests but also of how to effectively communicate with and bring out the best in our students.
PrepMatters is looking for bright, dynamic people to join our paid tutor training class, leading to work as a professional SAT/ACT and academic tutor in our Bethesda, Tenleytown, or McLean offices. Weekly training sessions will be required of new hires. Part-time tutors start at $40-$70/hr commensurate with their experience. Our part-time employees enjoy paid sick leave, FSA plans and a SIMPLE IRA with a 3% employer match. All of our colleagues enjoy beautifully furnished offices with fully stocked kitchens. Our full-time operations team supports our tutors administratively so that our tutors can focus on the work that matters most: helping students!
To be eligible for consideration, all candidates must possess:
● A bachelor’s degree – complete and not in progress
● At least two years of test preparation experience covering all sections of the SAT or ACT
● Academic expertise (up to the AP level) in either sciences, calculus, history or a foreign language
● A true appreciation for working with kids
● Willingness to make at least 10 hrs/week available during busy seasons, including weekend time
● The ability to reliably and independently manage client scheduling and email correspondence
● The skills required to score well on a qualifying test consisting of SAT Reading, Math and Writing questions
The ideal candidate will have:
● A degree from a highly selective university. We won’t be impressed, but our clients might, which is a plus.
● Professional experience in a high-volume tutoring environment
● Flexibility to meet students across multiple PrepMatters offices (Bethesda, Tenleytown, McLean)
● A working knowledge of local public and independent schools
Qualified candidates should complete an application here and send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
References should be available upon request. No calls, please.
PrepMatters, Inc. is the premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation and educational planning. We’re looking for a strong and reliable professional to join our team as a full-time (40 hours a week) Office Coordinator. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The office is located at 5001 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD. The position is open immediately. PrepMatters offers a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision insurance, paid sick leave, paid time off, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance and disability, SIMPLE IRA with employer match and an Employee Assistance Program).
The position: The primary responsibility of the Office Coordinator is to support professional engagement with clients who contact PrepMatters by phone, email and drop-in visits. As “director of first impressions,” you will train to understand the full menu of PrepMatters client services (test prep, tutoring, and educational planning) and PrepMatters digital outreaches (practice tests, webinars, town halls, seminars) to support clear and accurate communication with prospective and active clients. Responsibilities also include: ordering and maintaining office supplies, creation and maintenance of security key fobs, stocking the office library and providing administrative support to colleagues.
You: A professional with exceptional communication skills, you enjoy engaging people to resolve client queries. You are dependable and able to sustain daily commitment to this important front-line position. You are a natural at interacting with people and exude professional warmth. You demonstrate poise in engagement, the ability to listen well, and are equally articulate with written and verbal expression. You manage a fast-paced environment in a professional manner and have an interest in working with educated and successful clients. You are tech savvy and work easily with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. PrepMatters wants every client to receive personal, excellent service–delivered with a bit of sparkle! If your skills and interests support this position, we’d like to hear from you.
Compensation: $50,000-$60,000, DOE
To apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to CBoyles@prepmatters.com. Due to the high volume of emails that we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each application. All applicants selected for further consideration will be notified by phone. No phone calls, please. PrepMatters is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Proof of vaccination (or religious or medical exemption) required.
PrepMatters, Inc., is a premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation, tutoring and educational counseling. The Bethesda office is looking for a reliable and highly organized professional to join our team in a part-time capacity as lead weekend test proctor. Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5p.m. The office is located at 5001 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814.
The primary responsibility of the weekend proctor is to support clients with excellent service. The weekend proctor has significant direct contact with students, who come for morning and afternoon practice tests. The proctor engages clients with professional poise, while demonstrating excellent communication skills and adept verbal expression when guiding them to their practice test room. Superior organizational skills and a strong aptitude for mastery of detail are essential. While proctoring, you will administer practice tests to groups of students, timing the stop and start for each section and collecting and scoring the tests at the end of the day. The weekend proctor responds to student test takers with information that is timely, accurate and complete. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage a fast-paced environment in a professional manner and an interest in working with educated and successful clients. PrepMatters wants every client to receive personal, excellent service — delivered with a bit of sparkle! The hourly rate is $17-$20, DOE.
While the interview process and some portions of training may be done via Zoom, the position will be in person.
Due to the high volume of emails that we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each application. All applicants selected for further consideration will be notified by phone. No phone calls, please. PrepMatters is an equal opportunity employer.
Proof of COVID vaccination (or religious or medical exemption) required.