Pearson Physics Tutor - Remote (Part-Time) in United States

Physics Tutor - Remote (Part-Time)


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is hiring experienced, motivated individuals to serve as part-time online PHYSICS tutors. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to support colleges, universities, and individuals. Our online tutors work with students at all secondary and post-secondary academic levels.

At Pearson and within Smarthinking, we work to facilitate a culture of professional reflection and consistent quality among our teams of tutors. Tutors can work from any location with computer and Internet access.



  • Advanced coursework or graduate degree in physics or a related discipline.

  • College-level teaching or tutoring experience in first-year physics courses.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to troubleshoot problems calmly in potentially stressful situations.

  • Strong typing and computer skills; comfort with working in an online learning environment.

  • At least some availability evenings and/or weekends.

  • 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 both algebra- and calculus-based physics, astronomy, engineering, and/or pre-engineering physics courses.

  • Experience mentoring or supervising adjunct instructors or tutors.

  • Experience and a high degree of comfort with audio and video conferencing.

This is a remote position that will require tutors to work from a location with reliable access to a computer and Internet.

Candidates must reside in the United States and, if hired, be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: Jun 21, 2017

Req ID: 1705482