Coach/Tutor Team

Online Astronomy Tutor

Remote   |   Contract

Company Description

Upswing is an online student success service that provides students of our partner colleges 24/7 access to a marketplace of tutors, mentors, and advisors. We are dedicated in our mission to provide students the resources we believe they need to help them attain the degree or certificate they deserve.


Job Description

We are looking for professional astronomy tutors, subject matter experts in the field of astronomy, graduates with a degree in astronomy, or professionals with a background in astronomy, to help college level students in their intro-to-advanced level astronomy courses.                       


Upswing's coaching philosophy stresses the importance of tutoring to help foster learning independence.  To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with tutoring methodology and be in love with the aspect of working with students who are developing critical thinking skills. Online sessions take place via Upswing's virtual classroom. 


Coaches have the ability to set their own hours. Work via Upswing is based on your availability and demand from students. 


You would be a great fit if you

  • Subject matter expert or advanced knowledge during attainment of your undergraduate degree, undergraduate degree, graduate degree or professional experience in Astronomy.
  • Received excellent grades in undergrad or graduate school
  • Enjoy teaching others and helping people through problems
  • Background in teaching methodology, instruction, or tutoring highly preferred
  • Are detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Have top notch verbal and written communication skills
  • Feel like a subject matter expert and want to pass on that knowledge


Perks

  • Create your own schedule and work as often as you would like
  • Tutor from anywhere in the world through our platform
  • Join a community of amazing coaches looking to make a difference 


This is a remote position that will require tutors to work at any location with reliable access to a computer and Internet. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.

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Tutor Qualifications

All candidates who qualify for the role will need to complete subject matter evaluations to determine topic knowledge before being accepted as an academic coach with Upswing.