Pearson Writing Tutor - Part Time (Work From Home) in Pierre, South Dakota
Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is hiring experienced, educated individuals to serve as part-time online tutors. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to students and clients from middle school through graduate degrees. Online writing tutors provide both real-time, audio-enabled sessions and asynchronous writing reviews for students at various academic levels as they learn to become more effective writers. Tutors can work from any location with computer and Internet access.
Each term (spring, summer, fall) tutors have a set weekly schedule—typically between 8-19 hours per week—based on their scheduling preferences. The tutor hiring timeline is largely as follows: screening and hiring in June; tutor training in July/August; fall schedules set in July/August; fall term shifts begin in September.
To qualify, individuals must have teaching/tutoring experience in English/writing or the humanities and an ability to communicate effectively in an online setting.
The ideal candidate will have training and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: MA or PhD coursework or degree in rhetoric, composition, literature, and/or English education; specialty coursework, degree, or teaching/tutoring experience in English as a Second Language (ESL) or English Language Learning; and/or teaching experience in developmental and first-year English composition courses. Direct any questions about this writing position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a remote position that will require tutors to work out of a location with reliable access to a computer and Internet.
Candidates must reside in the United States or Canada and, if hired, be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States or Canada.
*As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $10.35-12.00. This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here. *
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Job: LEARNING DELIVERY
Organization: Higher Education
Req ID: 5815