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Position Overview

The science instructor will be responsible for providing high-quality instruction to students in biology and either chemistry or physics in a one-to-one format. Our teachers are passionate educators who help students to develop in all aspects of their academic lives.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time position, working towards possible full-time opportunity
  • $23/hr, 25 hours/week, Salaried Position, Full Benefits (Medical, dental, vision)
  • Flexible Work: We meet with students at our Shadyside headquarters, North Hills location, and online. When teaching from home, work from home is permitted. Minimum 2-days In-Person at work required.

Responsibilities

  • Work with students 1-on-1 in both online and in-person settings in order to support students in their learning.
  • Teach multiple different levels and subjects in science and math.
  • Develop effective lesson plans and innovate “on the spot” to support what students are learning in school.
  • Coach students in study skills, motivation, and accountability.
  • Measure understanding of students in real time using formative assessment measures.
  • Measure growth of students’ study skills, motivation, and accountability.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students and their families regarding student progress.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Academics to develop study plans and goals for students.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or related field
  • Public school teaching certification in secondary biology, chemistry, or physics OR the required number of credits in educational theory for private school certification
  • Experience teaching biology (and preferably also physics and/or chemistry)
  • Ability to teach in person and online
  • Dedication to supporting the whole child’s growth (content and also study skills, motivation, independence)
  • Experience working and collaborating with a diverse team of passionate educators
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • PA Clearances
  • Mandated Reporter Training certification (can be completed post-employment)

Position Overview

The Test Prep Instructor is responsible for supporting all SAT/ACT/AP classes and private tutoring sessions at Pittsburgh Prep. In addition to active teaching and student management, the Instructor is responsible for supporting curriculum development projects.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time position with opportunity to transition to full-time
  • $40/hr, up to 24 hours commitment/week, 6 hours minimum/week required
  • Hybrid Work: Work in Shadyside, North Hills, or remotely. Minimum 3-days in-person at work required.

Responsibilities

  • Be a dynamic, engaging instructor who relentlessly brings about positive outcomes for every student
  • Deeply understand all aspects of Pittsburgh Prep, the organization's mission, culture, core values, and operations
  • Create, update, and adapt learning materials for students
  • Recognize the strengths and areas of improvement of our students and help them to reach their test prep goals
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver test prep and/or other educational content tailored to student needs
  • Facilitate classes and private tutoring for test prep
  • Develop and share end-of-session progress reports after each session
  • Initiate and facilitate conferences with parents and other instructors regarding students’ progress, as needed
  • Support development and implementation of academic projects at Pittsburgh Prep
  • Attend all relevant staff meetings and promotional events
  • Communicate directly with CEO and program leads regarding strategy

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors from a competitive university and/or working towards an advanced degree
  • Scored superbly on an actual SAT/ACT exam
  • Experience in live & online group teaching and lesson planning
  • Love and passion for working with students and being rewarded by their progress
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Tech savvy 
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Position Overview

The Math Instructor is responsible for providing quality teaching to students through one-on-one tutoring sessions or group sessions. In addition to active teaching and student management, the Instructor is responsible for supporting curriculum development and other projects.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time at $40/hr, up to 24 hours commitment/week, 6 hours minimum/week required
  • Flexible Work: Option to work in Shadyside location, North Hills location, or remotely. Minimum 2-days in-person at work required. 

Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand all aspects of Pittsburgh Prep, the organization's mission, culture, core values, and operations
  • Be a dynamic, engaging instructor who relentlessly brings about positive outcomes for every student
  • Work with students 1-on-1 in both online and in-person settings in order to support students in their learning
  • Teach different levels and subjects (up to AP Calculus AND AP Statistics)
  • Develop effective lesson plans to support what students are learning in school
  • Measure student understanding of content in real-time using formative assessment measures
  • Measure growth of students’ study skills, motivation, and accountability
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students and their families regarding student progress
  • Collaborate with the Director of Academics to develop study plans and goals for students
  • Create curriculum related to field of expertise and/or support ongoing curriculum development projects
  • Attend all relevant staff meetings and promotional events

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject field
  • Public school teaching certification in secondary relevant subject field OR completion of the required number of credits in educational theory for private school certification
  • Experience teaching relevant subject matter 
  • Ability to teach in person and online
  • Dedication to supporting the whole students’s growth (content and also study skills, motivation, independence)
  • Experience working and collaborating with a diverse team of passionate educators
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • PA Clearances 
  • Mandated Reporter Training certification (can be completed post-employment)
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Position Overview

The science instructor will be responsible for providing high-quality instruction to students in biology and either chemistry or physics in a one-to-one format. Our teachers are passionate educators who help students to develop in all aspects of their academic lives.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time position, working towards possible full-time opportunity
  • $23/hr, 25 hours/week, Salaried Position, Full Benefits (Medical, dental, vision)
  • Flexible Work: We meet with students at our Shadyside headquarters, North Hills location, and online. When teaching from home, work from home is permitted. Minimum 2-days In-Person at work required.

Responsibilities

  • Work with students 1-on-1 in both online and in-person settings in order to support students in their learning.
  • Teach multiple different levels and subjects in science and math.
  • Develop effective lesson plans and innovate “on the spot” to support what students are learning in school.
  • Coach students in study skills, motivation, and accountability.
  • Measure understanding of students in real time using formative assessment measures.
  • Measure growth of students’ study skills, motivation, and accountability.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students and their families regarding student progress.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Academics to develop study plans and goals for students.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or related field
  • Public school teaching certification in secondary biology, chemistry, or physics OR the required number of credits in educational theory for private school certification
  • Experience teaching biology (and preferably also physics and/or chemistry)
  • Ability to teach in person and online
  • Dedication to supporting the whole child’s growth (content and also study skills, motivation, independence)
  • Experience working and collaborating with a diverse team of passionate educators
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • PA Clearances
  • Mandated Reporter Training certification (can be completed post-employment)

Position Overview

The Test Prep Instructor is responsible for supporting all SAT/ACT/AP classes and private tutoring sessions at Pittsburgh Prep. In addition to active teaching and student management, the Instructor is responsible for supporting curriculum development projects.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time position with opportunity to transition to full-time
  • $40/hr, up to 24 hours commitment/week, 6 hours minimum/week required
  • Hybrid Work: Work in Shadyside, North Hills, or remotely. Minimum 3-days in-person at work required.

Responsibilities

  • Be a dynamic, engaging instructor who relentlessly brings about positive outcomes for every student
  • Deeply understand all aspects of Pittsburgh Prep, the organization's mission, culture, core values, and operations
  • Create, update, and adapt learning materials for students
  • Recognize the strengths and areas of improvement of our students and help them to reach their test prep goals
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver test prep and/or other educational content tailored to student needs
  • Facilitate classes and private tutoring for test prep
  • Develop and share end-of-session progress reports after each session
  • Initiate and facilitate conferences with parents and other instructors regarding students’ progress, as needed
  • Support development and implementation of academic projects at Pittsburgh Prep
  • Attend all relevant staff meetings and promotional events
  • Communicate directly with CEO and program leads regarding strategy

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors from a competitive university and/or working towards an advanced degree
  • Scored superbly on an actual SAT/ACT exam
  • Experience in live & online group teaching and lesson planning
  • Love and passion for working with students and being rewarded by their progress
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Tech savvy 
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Position Overview

The Director of Academics is responsible for overseeing the Academic Tutoring program of Pittsburgh Prep.  In addition to active teaching, curriculum development, and student management, the Director is responsible for maintaining our license through the Department of Education as well as managing a team of highly qualified academic teachers in an effective system to prepare students for outstanding success in their academic careers in high school and beyond. 

Wage & Working Hours

  • Full-time, Salaried Position, Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Salary between $55,0000-$70,000/year, 40 hours/week commitment 
  • Flexible Work: Option to work in Shadyside location, North Hills location, or remotely. Minimum 2-days in-person at work required. 

Responsibilities

  • Annual goal setting with the executive team
    • Create, revise and implement annual organizational goals and milestones with the executive team 2x a year
  • Teaching: 
    • Tutoring, writing progress reports, sending practice materials, remediation, conferences with parents, collaboration with other teachers of the same student
  • Student onboarding + management
    • Create/maintain systems to identify academic areas of student need
    • Provide methods of working with families to design a plan of action
    • Communication with families about progress and ongoing collaboration
    • Corrective actions
  • Manage a team of highly-qualified academic teachers
    • Work with existing, incredible teachers
    • Help interview and onboard new talented teachers
    • Mentor and train new teachers
    • Metrics: develop a system for teacher performance, surveys, rubric for high performance 
    • Assist teachers through private school teaching certification (if needed)
    • Lead/delegate professional development for tutors
    • Perform & record corrective action (HR) based on root cause analysis, as needed
    • Schedule/assist (with admin), as needed
  • Implement standards-based tutoring practices for individual academic tutoring
    • Work with tutors to predict what students will need help with next in order to prepare
      • (Private tutoring often has to “roll” with what students are learning in class, which requires a dynamic teacher to be prepared in real-time)
    • Use established curricula (AP, etc) and state standards to guide tutors in assisting and assessing students
  • Maintain our private school license with the Department of Education, following all regulations in PA code Title 22, chapters 51 and 61.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools, organizations, and districts for partnerships (alongside Community Relations staff)
  • Develop curriculum for AP Exam prep  (courses, live instruction, online content)
    • Develop a curriculum for your subject area
    • Project management and delegation for other subject areas
    • Staying apprised of changes in the AP curriculum
    • Engage in continual improvement
  • Manage, revise and create process systems
    • Review current processes at Pittsburgh Prep for tutoring/classes
    • Revise/edit/implement systems for optimum accountability, milestones, efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Communication
    • Weekly meetings with a team of directors and staff
    • Keep everyone abreast of progress or issues
    • Update HR with corrective actions, PTO for staff, and other legal matters, as needed
  • Metrics and corrective actions
    • Assess, develop and implement proper metrics  
    • Utilize metrics to provide guidance on organizational strategy and necessary corrective actions
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Assess and implement a diversity, inclusion, and equity strategy organization-wide

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Advanced degree in education (MS Ed, EdD, etc)  
  • 10+ years of teaching experience at the high school level
  • Leadership and management skills
    • Set clear goals and deadlines
    • Monitor goals and hold team members accountable
    • Mentor and coach team members
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
    • Understand interests and identify problems
    • Find possible solutions 
    • Select options
    • Monitor outcomes
  • Oral/Written Communications
    • Strong emotional intelligence
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Clear and concise writing 
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
    • Identifying common purpose and approach
    • Delegation based on strengths
    • Identifying and working with the project leader
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
    • Setting and meeting goals/deadlines 
    • Long-term project management
  • Technology
    • MS Suite, DESMOS, (others)

To apply, email a resume and letter of intent to this link.

Position Overview

The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for leading marketing
campaigns and efforts at Pittsburgh Prep including test prep, academic
tutoring, college counseling, and other special projects.
They will also be responsible for coordinating Marketing Assistants and
building relationships with Pittsburgh Prep staff to manage marketing-related tasks and managing
priorities.

Wage & Working Hours

  • Part-time position, working towards possible full-time opportunity
  • $15-22/hr, 25 hours/week, Salaried Position, Full Benefits (Medical, dental, vision)
  • Flexible Work: Option to work in Shadyside Headquarters location, North Hills location, or Work
    from Home. Minimum 2-days In-Person at work required.

Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand all aspects of Pittsburgh Prep, the organization's mission, culture, core values,
    and operations
  • Assess Pittsburgh Prep marketing needs relevant to Pittsburgh Prep’s three distinct divisions
  • Implement, oversee and prioritize marketing campaigns associated with product and service
    offerings: content marketing, search engine marketing and optimization, social media marketing,
    email marketing, word of mouth marketing, advertising
  • Formulate, direct, and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote and/or advertise all
    products and services
  • Identify, develop, and evaluate marketing strategy and effectiveness, based on knowledge of
    establishment objectives and market characteristics, as well as providing data and metrics on a
    project or periodic basis
  • Direct hiring, training, and performance evaluations of current and future marketing and sales
    staff and oversee their daily activities
  • Monitor and measure all marketing campaigns and efforts to determine the effectiveness and
    future strategies
  • Collaborate with all program leads and instructors to determine best practices and critical tasks
    for campaigns
  • Attend all relevant staff meetings and
  • Communicate directly with CEO and program leads regarding strategy

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of digital media and marketing
  • Experience working and collaborating with a diverse team of people
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong leadership experience and skills
  • Adept at learning and implementing new software

OUR MISSION

For almost two decades, Pittsburgh Prep has been the leading organization for academic tutoring, college admissions consulting, and standardized test prep. Our organizational philosophy is to TRANSFORM students into academic LEADERS to reach their highest potential, without fail, without excuse. All our educational decisions are made with this as our sole guiding philosophy. Students come first and we are dedicated to building ongoing relationships with our families.

We know that healthy relationships are fueled by rest, support, and collaboration within our team. Our culture is engaging, warm, supportive, and highly communicative. Our instructors are humble, yet they’re all superb academics in virtually every academic subject and exams. On a regular basis, our staff gets together to share best practices as collaborators, instructors and curriculum developers. 

As a member of our team, you will be mentored by senior instructors and advisors to help you excel in your teaching practice. Instructors, tutors, and consultants are encouraged to share their passions and pursue a healthy work-life balance. 

If you are interested in working with Pittsburgh Prep now or in the future, we encourage you to apply by sending your letter of intent and resume to hello@pittsburghprep.com, or by submitting in the box below.  Please reach out if you have any questions!