Jobs

We’re always looking for smart, committed people to join our team!

In addition to the current openings below, we accept Tutor Application Forms on a rolling basis if you would like to be considered for a future position.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – STUDENT SERVICES

Location: SW Portland office
Start Date: Summer 2018
Hours: Part-Time (Weekday evenings and one weekend day for a total of about 16-20hrs a week)
Compensation: $15-$17/hour (DOE)

About the Company

North Avenue Education is an established tutoring firm in SW Portland. We are looking forward to welcoming a new member to our team! The primary service offered is test preparation for standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, GRE, and more. We have a stellar client base in the Portland metro area and a tightly knit group of enthusiastic tutors. Our work culture is friendly and since we genuinely enjoy each other’s company, we regularly get together for dinner and other fun activities.

About the Position

The Administrative Assistant will play a key role in supporting the work of the Director and Tutors as part of the Student Services Team. She or he will serve as a point of contact for new inquiries and current clients. Along with administrative and customer service duties, the Administrative Assistant will help with ongoing projects and community outreach. The position requires dependability, problem-solving, and organization.

The Administrative Assistant must be available to work the posted hours and occasionally help cover shifts for other Student Services Team members during sick days and vacation. In exchange, we offer very flexible time off around holidays or vacations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

– Follow-up with new inquiries via phone and/or email;
– Help onboard new clients: send contracts, payment forms, etc;
– Communicate via phone and email with clients and utilize scheduling software;
– Book tutoring sessions for students;
– Help manage tutors’ schedules and availability;
– Assist other members of Student Services, the Director, and Tutors with a range of tasks (such as cleaning, office organization, completing projects) when needed;
– Help manage social media presence (Facebook, Twitter);
– Conduct industry research;
– Help with scoring practice tests and generating score reports.

About You

You have an engaging, confident, and positive personality. You have strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication, and you are punctual, self-motivated, and well organized. You have a firm grasp of grammar and spelling and have experience with professional correspondence via email and phone. You are detail-oriented and well organized, with the ability to create or adjust processes for maximum efficiency. You work well with all levels of staff, as well as parents, students, and vendors. You are able to recognize and maintain sensitivity to confidential matters. You are flexible and looking for a long-term opportunity in a company where your voice is heard!

Required Qualifications

– At least 2 years of college completed towards earning a Bachelor’s degree;
– At least 1 year of experience in an administrative role;
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
– Strong Mac computer skills;
– Customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree;
– Experience working in an educational setting;
– Social media management and strategy experience;
– Data entry experience.

Application Guidelines

Please review the qualifications. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to info@northaveeducation.com.


TEST PREP TUTOR

Location: SW Portland office
Start Date: TBD – we anticipate that another round of hiring will occur in the Summer/Fall of 2018
Type: Part-time Employee
Compensation: $35-42/hour (DOE)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The focus of the position is SAT and ACT test prep, but we’re also looking for someone with a tutoring mastery some high school subjects such as English/writing, math, and the sciences.

We are seeking a test prep tutor who has scored 1420+ on SAT and/or 30+ on ACT (verifiable by official score reports or by a practice test administered on-site). Previous experience tutoring, particularly at a tutoring firm, is a benefit. After three weeks of paid training, the position starts at about 5-10 hours/week, with the potential to build a larger client base.

Application Guidelines/Contact

Please review the qualifications below and complete our online Tutor Application Form. We will not consider resumes submitted without an application or those that do not meet the required qualifications.

About You

You have an engaging, confident, and compassionate personality. You have strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication. You are prompt with email replies and other administrative duties. You are punctual, self-motivated, and organized.

Required Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree;
– Verifiable test scores: 1420+ SAT or 30+ ACT;
– Teaching or tutoring experience;
– Ability to commit to tutor for at least two years.

Preferred Qualifications

– Master’s degree or higher;
– Experience tutoring at an established firm for SAT or ACT;
– Facility with specialized high school subjects.