In the last nine years, Prodigy Education has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing ed-tech startups in North America with global impact, Prodigy connects students, parents, teachers, and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account for its renowned Math Game and try an effective and engaging math platform for grades 1 to 8. For more information visit www.prodigygame.com, or @ProdigyGame on Twitter.
At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.
Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!.
Are you a passionate mathematics educator looking for a new challenge with some flexibility? Here at Prodigy, we are establishing a new product to bring effective, fun, 1-to-1 learning to students everywhere! Our Prodigy Math Coaches are exemplary educators who know their math, and know how to make it fun for kids. They are excellent listeners and coaches, enabling students to reach their potential, and assuring parents that their students are building the skills and confidence they need to be successful.
Our Math Coaches can work from anywhere they have a stable internet connection. We are looking for passionate educators with a high degree of independence and flexibility.
Location* This is a remote independent contractor opportunity.
Hours* a minimum commitment of 10 hours/week of availability is required (hours worked will be based on demand and can fluctuate - there is an opportunity for more than 10 hours/week if your availability & session demand permits).
You will coach students in mathematics, helping them with homework, building skills, or extending the curriculum
You will work with families to define learning goals and report progress on those goals
You will engage with new clients to understand their needs
You will spark joy in learning and math confidence
You will build relationships with students and families and retain clients for the long-term
You will contribute to a team and help define and improve our new product
Who You Are:
You are a certified teacher looking to share your passion for math outside of the classroom
You have a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Education
You have experience in and are qualified to teach grades 1-8 math
You have an engaging, encouraging and supportive teaching style
You are comfortable demonstrating the value of tutoring to parents
You work independently and are adaptable to any situation
You have a strong ability to problem solve
You have excellent communication and rapport building skills
You have the willingness to learn and work in a hyper-growth company
You have a customer service mindset
You want a role that provides flexibility
You are available to work days, evenings and/or weekends
You are available to work a minimum of 10 hours/week
You have access to a quiet spot from which to tutor
You are able to provide us with a Vulnerable Sector Check, completed within the past year
High speed, stable internet connection
Apple or Windows PC or Laptop
High quality laptop camera OR webcam
High quality built in microphone OR headset
Proficient with technology and online tools (eg. G-suite, Excel, Zoom)
Bonus Points For:
Experience using Prodigy in the classroom
Understanding of Common Core State Standards and/or American teaching experience
An interest in educational technology
Major or Minor in Mathematics (Preferred, but not a must)
Experience as a tutor (in-person or online)
Experience or training with students of varying levels and different needs
What We Offer:
Ability to work remotely, from the comfort of your home or anywhere you have a stable wi-fi connection
Set your own hours
Opportunity to directly impact students all over the world
Work for one of the coolest math education companies on the planet!
Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education.
If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position, and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.