Tutor at Amplify Education

Location: Remote, US
| Freelance | Part-time
Amplify Education

Tutor (Contractor)

locations

Remote – United States

time type

Part time

job requisition id

Req_10023

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

Amplify has provided core curriculum, intervention resources, digital assessments, and high-impact coaching and professional development to support data-driven instruction among K-12 educators for nearly two decades.

Among its services, Amplify works in close partnership with multiple districts across Los Angeles to offer small group virtual reading tutoring. Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade will meet virtually with an Amplify Tutor throughout the school year to build early literacy skills and close the achievement gap. Tutors will be trained in Amplify’s small group tutoring intervention program and assessment.

Position Summary:

The Amplify Tutor will play a critical role in supporting small groups of growing readers virtually, multiple times a week. Reporting to the Program Manager of Tutoring Services, the Tutor will use Amplify’s small group tutoring intervention program to deliver tutoring sessions virtually and monitor students’ progress.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, results-driven, and self-starter individual who enjoys working with young children and developing learning skills through game-like activities. The individual must provide consistent, outstanding support to students and be a strong communicator with parents and teachers. They will combine a capacity for technology and strong relationship-building skills.

**While this part-time or full-time position is virtual and national candidates will be considered. All candidates must reside in the United States and meet U.S. employment eligibility requirements.

Responsibilities of the Amplify Tutor:

  • Provide direct, virtual tutoring services to small groups of students in grades Kindergarten through Fifth Grade, multiple times per week, throughout the school year
  • Monitor progress of students’ reading ability virtually to determine if tutoring instruction is working or needs adjustments
  • Prepare for virtual tutoring sessions based on provided small group lesson plans
  • Track student attendance for tutoring groups on a daily basis
  • Implement feedback from program manager and professional development coach
  • Communicate clearly and consistently with teachers and parents on student goals and achievements
  • Regularly read and review email and communication from the tutor leadership team to keep informed on program changes and updates.
  • Attend synchronous or asynchronous bi-weekly tutor meetings with project manager
  • Attend and engage during virtual training and onboarding
  • Contribute to project-level feedback and reporting for internal and external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications of the Amplify Tutor:

  • Fluent English speaker
  • This position requires a computer with a stable internet connection.
  • Reliable, dependable, and on time to all commitments
  • High School level proficiency with reading competencies
  • Comfortable with technology (GoogleMeet, Google Docs, GoogleSheets, online platforms)
  • Enjoys working with Kindergarten through Fifth Grade students
  • Available for part time assignments from 9 to 30 hours per week with reliable and consistent schedule throughout the 2022-2023 school year
  • Experience preparing and leading instructional activities or games with small groups of children (ideally virtually)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with parents, teachers, and program manager

Preferred Qualifications of the Amplify Tutor:

  • Tutoring experience
  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Knowledge of early reading skills
  • Amplify requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

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