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Professional Tutor – Part-time (Bethesda, Mclean & DC)

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.

 

The Position:

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!

 

Minimum Requirements:

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 at www.prepmatters.com/tutor-application and/or send a cover letter and resume to jobs@prepmatters.com.

References should be available upon request. No calls, please.

Client Service Concierge (PT – Bethesda)

PrepMatters, Inc. is a premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation and educational planning. We’re looking for reliable professionals to join our team as a part-time (16 hours a week) client greeter. One position will work Monday through Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The other position will work Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30am – 5:00pm. The office is located 5001 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD.

 

The position: As a “director of first impressions,” the primary responsibility of the client greeter is to sit at the lobby desk and welcome student clients and their family members who are coming to PrepMatters office for tutoring or educational planning services. You will stock the kitchen pantry and office supply room with arriving shipments or photocopy practice tests when supply runs low.

 

You: You enjoy interacting with people! You are a natural at demonstrating professional engagement that is personable and warm. Excellence in communication–poise in engagement, the ability to listen well, and a demonstrated skill in verbal expression–is required to support the core activities of the greeter position. The ideal candidate is dependable and able to sustain commitment to this important position. You are able to manage a fast-paced environment in a professional manner and have an interest in working with educated and successful clients. PrepMatters wants every client to receive personal, excellent service–delivered with a bit of sparkle!

Compensation: $17-18 an hour.

 

Our office will be re-opening in June. While the interview process and some portions of training will be done via Zoom, the position will be in person.

 

To apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@prepmatters.com. Please specify “Client Service Concierge – Weekdays -Bethesda, MD” in the subject line. Please include a paragraph in your cover letter describing why you would be a good addition to the PrepMatters team. 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.

 

Test Proctor – Bethesda, MD

 

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 weekend proctor. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5/6:00 p.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 a college degree, 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.

Our office will be re-opening in June. While the interview process and some portions of training will be done via Zoom, the position will be in person.

 

To be considered for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@prepmatters.com. Please specify “Bethesda Weekend Proctor” in the subject line. Please include a paragraph in your cover letter describing why you would be a good addition to the PrepMatters team. 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.