SAT/ACT Instructor (New York, NY)
Job Details
New York, NY (Upper East Side) - New York, NY
Part Time
4 Year Degree
About This Role:

Academic Approach began with a focused mission: to mentor students while building their skills. By collaborating with dozens of area public, charter, and parochial high schools, the School Programs team brings Academic Approach’s curricular and instructional expertise to underserved student populations.


As a School Programs Instructor, you will teach a cohort of students a specialized standardized test-prep course to meet the group’s needs. Instructors guide students on transferring highly tested skills to real-world applications and help them expand their post high-school options. Apply now for part-time employment with purpose.


Benefits of being an instructor with Academic Approach

  • Consistent hours during the fall and spring semesters: Classes are offered during the school day on a seven-day rolling schedule with several hours of in-class and administrative work. Being an instructor is a great opportunity alongside graduate school, a budding acting career, or other part-time work.
  • Starting pay at $55 per hour with regular raises for great results: Expect to see your hard work as an instructor acknowledged and rewarded as directors offer regular raises for great performance.
  • Meaningfully impact students’ lives: You'll empower young people in schools throughout NYC. The test growth your students will experience may be the difference-maker in earning admission to their dream university or a scholarship that makes attending college a reality.
  • Are you an educator or considering a career in education? Many of our instructors are pursuing education careers and appreciate having the chance to hone their instructional skills. Others come to us from a classroom teaching background and love the alternative teaching experience.
  • 1-on-1 tutoring opportunities available: In addition to classroom opportunities, instructors can tutor students in a 1-on-1 setting. Engage in rewarding, highly personalized 1-on-1 tutoring programs while enjoying the support of Academic Approach's expert directors, in-depth training, and state-of-the-art print and online curriculum.


What makes for a great Academic Approach instructor?

  • A bachelor's degree in any subject or major
  • High standardized test scores in English, Reading, Math, and Science
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to teach and mentor successfully
  • Responsibility, honesty, and maturity
  • Friendliness, patience, and sensitivity
  • Brings a sense of fun and support to a stressful time in a student’s life


Program Details:

  • Work location is Lycée Français de New York on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
  • Program will tentatively run from January, 2020 to May, 2020.
About Academic Approach

Founded in Chicago in 2001, Academic Approach empowers students and educators from all backgrounds and skill levels to succeed both on and beyond college admissions testing. Through our data-driven, skills-based approach, Academic Approach provides high-impact test preparation – both one-on-one tutoring and classroom course instruction – for students, professional development and coaching for faculty, and interim/formative assessments along with in-depth analytics for schools and school districts.


Academic Approach is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, amnesty status, or veteran status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds, skillsets, and experiences are especially encouraged to apply.