SHSAT Instructor

Currently hiring knowledgeable, reliable, and compassionate Math and ELA Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) Instructor – Grades 7-8.

Key Responsibility

  • Instruct students in private settings or in a group setting with a maximum of 16 students.
  • Create SHSAT lessons/materials.
  • Keep detailed records of each student’s tutoring sessions using Student Progress Records and/or relevant forms.
  • Track and analyze student progress, and monitor when new evaluations should be administered.
  • Attend Teacher Team Meetings when announced.
  • Work closely with the Center Director and center staff to meet students’ academic goals.
  • Tutors must explain to parents how their child is progressing in the class, what skills they are improving on, and what needs more work.
  • Provide academic and curriculum support to the center teaching team when necessary.
  • Keeps classroom(s) clean and organized (e.g. sharpened pencils, materials ready before class, etc.).

Key Competencies/Success Factors

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Delivers information in a clear, compelling, and concise manner.
  • Actively listens and checks for understanding.
  • Adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of his/her students.
  • Provide student feedback in a manner that supports learning.
  • Communicates well with colleagues.
 Drives Engagement:
  • Builds immediate rapport with students.
  • Fosters a positive and motivating environment for students.
  • Invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued.
  • Understands interpersonal and group dynamics and reacts in an effective manner.
 Passion for Results:
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple responsibilities successfully.
  • Sets challenging goals and has high standards.
  • Manages the learning environment with a student-centered focus.
  • Maintain current knowledge base and proactively seeks to stay up to date in subject area(s).


  • Bachelor’s Degree (in English, Mathematics, education, or both) or higher is preferred; Current college students will be considered and are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of the NEW SHSAT formatting is required.
  • Internship/volunteer work available for the right candidates.
  • AP-level knowledge in Math is a plus, but not required.
  • Highly skilled, motivated, versatile, dependable, and dynamic individuals with strong communication skills.
  • Able to work independently, and multi-task is a must.
  • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • No teacher certification required, but having one or in the process of attainment is a plus.
  • Teaching or tutoring experience with this age group is required.
  • Must have great classroom management skills.

As a recognition of the vital role you will play in our organization, we offer a competitive compensation package for this role, with a salary range of $35-$55 per hour. Join our team and be part of an exciting educational journey. Together, we can make a significant impact on the lives of our students, inspiring them to reach their full potential.

Pay rate:
$35 - 55/hr
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