College Essay Instructor
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FLEX is seeking a passionate writer with a desire to share their expertise in an education setting. College Essay Instructors work with high school juniors and seniors on their college application essays, including UC, Common App, and Supplements for private universities. They are master-writers, and have the tenacity and drive to develop and nurture students' writing abilities. Essay instructors meet with students in either a one-on-one or small group setting from June through December, or until the students' essays are complete. Training is provided.
What we're looking for:
Bachelor's degree in English, Creative Writing, or Humanities from a U.S. Top 50 college or university
Strong communication skills to establish rapport with students and Admissions Consultants
Proven writers and experienced instructors who can drive a student to succeed and who are committed to helping students tell their story
Experience teaching or tutoring high school students
Availability to work at least some evenings and Saturdays consistently
What we'd love but don't need:
Masters Degree in English or Creative Writing
Familiar with the U.S. college application process/essays
Where you'll do it:
Los Angeles, CA
What we're excited to give you:
Competitive compensation: $20-$40 per hour
Paid sick leave
Free food. Getting out of bed can be hard - coffee's on us!
We at FLEX know that teaching and consulting are opportunities to build relationships. Our team understands that each student has a unique background and a unique set of challenges and goals; we work closely with families to help every student overcome those challenges and achieve those goals. In an increasingly crowded industry, FLEX leads through integrity.
FLEX has provided admissions consulting, standardized test prep, tutoring and enrichment services for pre-collegiate students since 2001. Our team members offer a nuanced understanding of colleges and their admissions philosophies and give thorough, step-by-step guidance in all areas of the application process. They provide personalized instruction to raise grades and scores and expand students' knowledge beyond what's covered in a typical textbook or classroom.
Now is the best time to join FLEX. We are in a high-growth phase and are planning continued domestic and international expansion in the next 12-18 months. We've secured several competitive partnerships with Fortune 500 and non-profit companies, school districts and other educational organizations. FLEX recently expanded domestically to Pasadena, CA and internationally to Bangkok, Thailand. All employees have ongoing opportunities for growth and advancement.
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