Galin Education provides education services for children, families, and organizations. We are always looking for talented, motivated educators to join our fast growing organization. We invite you to review the open positions below and/or send us an email with your qualifications at email@example.com.
Please, no phone calls.
We are currently seeking hire College Counselors in our Madison, WI and Milwaukee, WI offices to work with high school students and their families through the college admissions process. This position may be part-time or full-time, depending on the candidate’s preference.
Direct Services (60%)
- Work with roughly 30 students (full-time) in each graduating class through all aspects of the college admissions process;
- Communicate with parents on a regular basis;
- Make use of publicly available data to inform advice and expertise;
- Participate in continuing education / professional development.
Building a Caseload (30%)
- Write blogs and articles targeted at high school students and their parents;
- Coordinate events to speak publicly about college admissions;
- Develop relationships with local high school counselors and other educational experts.
- Delegate and oversee projects given to interns and client services personnel;
- Ensure a friendly and comfortable office environment.
- Bachelor’s degree required / advance degree preferred;
- A minimum of three years of experience in admissions at a selective college OR a minimum of five years of experience working as a counselor in a high school;
- Exceptional writing skills;
- Exceptional communication skills;
- Attention to detail, with strong organizational skills;
- Expertise in using web-based tools to advise students;
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed (determined by students’ schedule);
The full-time position is salaried, with final compensation depending on experience; with a growing organization, there is much room for future growth in both salary and responsibility.
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject COUNSELOR. We will only contact applicants who move onto an interview.
Please, no calls or additional emails.
The Director of Education (ED) manages our test preparation and tutoring services. Often, the ED is the first point of contact for most of our prospective and current families. This person must have impeccable communication skills, on the phone, via email, and through mass communications, be able to connect with both high school students and their parents, be incredibly knowledgeable about standardized tests and tutoring pedagogy, and be able to recruit, hire, train, and manage other tutors. The ED spends approximately half his/her time working with prospective and current students and the other half working with prospective and current tutors. The ED in Milwaukee will be assisting in opening our new office.
Tutor Management (20%)
- Develop an execute marketing plan for recruiting prospective tutors;
- Evaluate potential tutors by conducting initial phone screens, meeting for in-person interviews, reviewing sample lessons, conducting background checks, and reaching out to references;
- On-board new tutors through orientation and initial training;
- Communicate with tutors throughout their time with Galin Education;
- Monitor tutor calendars and scheduling;
- Conduct semi-annual tutor evaluations using a 360 review process leading to a tutor development plan;
- Coordinate weekly to monthly tutor training sessions.
Tutoring Program Management (20%)
- Oversee the tutoring and test preparation programs;
- Speak with prospective clients about Galin Education services;
- Assist in matching students with tutors;
- Set up students and families at Galin Education with materials and on our digital tools;
- Communicate with parents on a regular basis;
- Work with office manager to coordinate practice test scheduling.
Direct Services (40%-60%)
- Tutor at least 15 sessions per week.
Curriculum Development (10%)
- Create, curate, and collaborate on curriculum development projects.
- Deliver talks to small groups of parents;
- Work with schools to educate them on our test preparation and tutoring services;
- Speak with teachers in local schools about how we can assist their curricula.
- Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) from a top tier school;
- Experience in education (classroom teaching or significant tutoring);
- Score roughly at or above the 95th percentile on standardized exams;
- Ability to teach all sections of the ACT and/or SAT;
- Strong customer service skills and comfort communicating with high school students and parents, individually and in groups;
- An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to multitask, set priorities, and manage time;
- Detail-oriented, ensuring accuracy and precision in all communications;
- Intermediate skills in social media platforms and Microsoft Excel;
- Valid drivers license;
- Sense of humor;
- Passion for working with high school aged students.
We expect the Director of Education to work with limited supervision and be accountable for results. This person is incredibly responsive and responsible, energetic, and competitive.
This is a salaried position and compensation is competitive. There are opportunities for commission and bonuses. Start date is flexible.
Cover letters and resumes should be sent to email@example.com.
No phone calls, please.
- Score above the 97th percentile on either the ACT (roughly composite of 31 or higher, based on year of test) or SAT (roughly score of 1400/2100 or higher, based on year of test);
- Previous experience in education as a teacher or tutor;
- Access to a car or reliable transportation;
- Flexibility in evenings and/or weekends;
- Willingness to commit to at least six sessions (50-minutes each) per week (with opportunity for more hours if desired) during summer and school-year;
Ability to attend twice monthly evening trainings (all training is paid at the training rate);
- Commitment of at least 18 months (ideally 2 years).
- Have a sense of humor;
- Flexible and easy-going;
- Responsive and prompt;
- Personable (able to connect with both high school students and their parents);
- Have a passion for teaching others.
Please send resumes and scores to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the subject line “TEST PREP TUTOR.”
Please, no phone calls
Essay Editors guide and encourage high school students throughout the entire college application essay writing process, from brainstorming possible topics to finally proofreading essays in preparation for submission. Below is a list of likely tasks:
- Work one-on-one with a student as the student brainstorms, drafts, revises, and/or edits a college application essay
- Manage and work with a small group of students as they write and revise their college application essays
- Edit student essays remotely using Google Docs
- Help a student scour a university’s website for programming and opportunities that fit the student’s academic, career, and social interests
- Lead and/or design small workshops to help students understand a particular type of college application essay or writing technique
- Track and facilitate your students’ progress towards completing their college application essays comfortably before the submission deadline
- Experience working with high school students, particularly in the field of language arts
- Impeccable communication skills, particularly in high stakes writing and editing
- Mastery of G Suite products (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)
- Reliable transportation to and from the Galin Education offices in Middleton, WI
- Able to work 10-15 hours/week in the summer and fall, 5-8 hours/week in the spring (hours may be in-office, but may also include remote essay editing)
- Availability Sundays