Compensation: $20-25/hr. depending on qualifications and experience
Location: Carmel Valley, Carlsbad, La Jolla, Mission Valley
La Jolla Learning is a private 1:1 educational organization that provides instruction at our offices in La Jolla, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, and Mission Valley as well as virtually. Our services include individualized tutoring, test preparation, and educational therapy for K-12, college students, and adult learners. We carefully select and train talented, passionate, caring educators to help our students maximize their potential for academic success.
We are looking for fun, engaging, and experienced educators to help our students reach their fullest potential in academic achievement! Our ideal candidate has experience helping students overcome academic challenges related to learning challenges such as dyslexia and ADHD. The right person for our company communicates with confidence and compassion, inspiring a love of learning in students and collaborating effectively with parents and classroom teachers. Ideal candidates will also have outstanding oral and written language skills and understand the importance of record keeping to track student progress.
Training: Complete required trainings, including reading and studying program materials
Preparation: Review individualized student Learning Plans and prepare lesson plans that meet desired objectives for growth
Instruction: Effectively implement research-based methods for improving reading, writing, math, and study skills for students with learning differences
Record Keeping: Document session notes and write session reports to communicate feedback on student performance to parents and supervisors
Professional Development / Collaboration: Participate in company meetings and training sessions to continually build professional expertise and address challenges on a case-by-case basis
Undergraduate degree in relevant field
Minimum of 1 year of tutoring experience with preference for special education services
Experience with Orton-Gillingham or other structured language instruction for reading and writing, executive functioning support, and/or mathematics intervention
Experience with standardized test preparation
A keen interest in learning new methodologies and ability to quickly learn and implement new instructional methods
Honesty and integrity to earn and maintain trusting relationships and uphold professional ethics
Confidence and ability to inspire others with your love of learning
Ability to build rapport and effectively collaborate with others
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Strong listening and interpersonal skills
Team-player and can effectively collaborate with others
Ability to maintain a consistent schedule
If you have a knack for connecting with children and inspiring others to exceed their own expectations for success, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and a brief description of why you are an ideal candidate for this position to:
Please use the subject line “Instructor” in your email.