Pearson Part Time Computer Science Tutor -- Remote in Jackson, Mississippi
We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
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 seeking part-time tutors enthusiastic for online education with a passion for helping students to improve their lives through learning. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to support colleges, universities, and individuals in 1:1 sessions. Our tutors work remotely from any US-based location to guide students to a deeper understanding of their course content.
At Pearson and within Smarthinking, we will help you achieve your goals through training, professional development, and networking opportunities. Smarthinking provides a flexible environment to engage with students that allows you to work around your existing commitments. Using our proprietary tools, you will have an opportunity to connect with students globally while maintaining both student and tutor privacy. Our tutors enjoy the satisfaction of observing a student’s learning process and coaching a student to that “a-ha” moment.
The position is open to applicants in any state, and hourly rates, while generally $16/hr may vary depending on a location's minimum wage. The anticipated starting hourly wage for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $16/hr. This position is not eligible to participate in an incentive program.
This is a remote position that will require tutors to work at any 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.
We are seeking tutors with one or more of the following backgrounds:
CompTIA+ Security concepts (Security assessments, Organizational Security standards, Cloud computing concepts, Cryptography and security key management, Social engineering techniques)
CompTIA+ Networking (Network protocols and services, Establishing and automating secure baselines for Windows and Linux servers, Cabling, device, and storage technologies, Network troubleshooting methodologies, Common networking hardware and infrastructure setup, Preventative and remedial network maintenance)
Common programming languages (Java, Python, C, C++, C#, SQL)
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.
Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.
To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html
Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.
Job: LEARNING DELIVERY
Organization: Higher Education
Req ID: 1283