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Title Pacific Learning Academy Tutor Position (15-16 School Year)
Location Issaquah
Job Information

Pacific Learning Academy hires year-round. We require a 1-year commitment (staying until at least mid-June to ensure continuity for our students) and hope you’ll stay longer.

What’s in it for YOU to Work at Pacific Learning Academy?
– Growing, 10-year-old, single-owner, LOCAL (Eastside) educational company with an A+ reputation for quality, caring instructors
– 100% Satisfaction Rate from clients
– Ample room to grow into 20+ hours/week (minimum of 12-15/week, please)
– Supportive office staff works to fill your desired schedule as soon as possible
– Books/resources provided at no cost to you and training throughout the year
– Pay is competitive and YOU pick your hours!

Goals & Objectives of the Position
To provide the highest quality tutoring/teaching experience
100% Customer Satisfaction with no customer complaints
To proactively prepare for lessons so that student questions are quickly resolved
To encourage referrals to other families by providing outstanding academic support
To turn in class reports and bi-monthly reports on time

Minimum Requirements
4-year degree (or equivalent) as a minimum
Teaching certificate or Master’s degree preferred (but not required)
Ability to work with students of all abilities 6th to 12th grade, including ADD/ADHD
Daily access to internet connection and same-day responsiveness
Available at least 3x/week (Mon-Thurs are the most popular tutoring days)
Weekend availability desired, but not required
Clean WSP background check

Essential Abilities & Behaviors:
Be proficient in all levels of the subject(s) you tutor (AP/IB experience a plus)
Communicate via PLA email
Motivated to become familiar with local district textbooks and curriculum
Positive, upbeat, and encouraging
Provide the best tutoring/teaching experience our clients have ever had
Persuade reluctant learners to find joy in the subject again!

Working Hours:
Families typically request once or twice a week, sometime between 3 and 8pm (Mon – Thurs, some weekend requests). Your schedule stays the same every week. We may have some daytime hours requested. You need to be available for at least 3 weekdays to fit our scheduling needs. PLA tutors work between 6 and 20 hours a week, depending on their availability and the number of students we have in their particular subject.

Job Duration: Training begins immediately upon hire. Position lasts until the end of the school year (mid-June) with ample opportunity for summer work on an as-needed basis. Successful tutors are always welcome to rejoin the team the following fall.

Issaquah and Sammamish homes, possibly Redmond/Bellevue/Snoqualmie and all local libraries

Environmental conditions:
Working in students’ homes (with an adult in the house), local library or other public place

Necessary travel:

About half our tutoring is done in homes. You need reliable transportation and will usually drive between lessons. [New this year: Separate drive-time pay!]

To Apply:
If you can accomplish the goals above and fit the requirements of this position, click on Apply Now.

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