Tutors and Teachers

Summit Tutoring is the perfect part-time job for those who love connecting with children and teenagers, are passionate about education, and find true enjoyment in helping others.

Summit Tutoring can fit around your schedule, even if you have a full-time job, are busy with family commitments, or simply enjoy a schedule packed with hobbies.  Tutoring sessions are 90 minutes, occur mostly on weekday evenings or weekends, and can be scheduled directly between you and your students.

This work is challenging, fun, and rewarding.  As a Summit tutor you will help students reach their potential and open doors for them.  You will be making a true difference in the lives of the students and families you work with.

Summit staff will provide you with training, materials, and a constant support system, to ensure you are able to perform at your best.  We are here to help you with tutoring questions as well as any logistic concerns that arise.  We take care of client recruiting and billing and keep you informed of the latest news in the test prep world so that you are free to focus on what you do best:  tutoring.

If this sounds appealing to you and you meet the listed requirements, please visit our application page and submit an online application!

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from a selective college or university
  • Ability to score at or above the 95th percentile on the SAT and/or ACT
  • Genuine interest in working with students
  • Means of transportation (i.e. Your own vehicle)

Other Opportunities at Summit

Program Director- Westchester, NY

Program Director, Summit Educational Group

With over 25 years of experience and an earnest commitment to students’ success, Summit Educational Group is a leader among standardized test prep companies and tutoring providers nationwide. Independently owned and operated, we serve families seeking exceptional, customized educational services.

Currently based in Massachusetts and Connecticut, our presence is expanding to New York. As colleges adopt increasingly varied testing policies, and as standardized tests themselves change, Summit intends to remain at the forefront of this exciting, competitive market. If you’re looking for a company that values high standards, relationship building, and customer satisfaction above all else, then we want to hear from you.

Summit Educational Group is seeking a bright, energetic, engaging Program Director for our Westchester County office who has outstanding communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience in the tutoring and test prep world. In a smart, fun, and growing company environment, the selected individual will manage the program and service needs of a group of Summit’s discerning clients, from initial contact through post-program follow-up. Our clients come to us with high expectations for their experience, and we aim to exceed those expectations. The individual will also match tutors to students and participate in the recruiting, management, and ongoing evaluation and support of Summit’s cohort of educators.

For this client- and tutor-facing position, we seek candidates who want to support the efforts of a boutique tutoring firm, add to the company’s growth, and be recognized for their contributions.

Specifically, responsibilities will include the following:

  • Serve as case manager for each family that commits to working with Summit, providing thoughtful and proactive pre- through post-program service
  • Help families to navigate the test-taking process and to customize tutoring programs to the needs of each student
  • Develop rapport and working relationships with families and tutors through frequent phone and email check-ins
  • Carefully match students with the “right” tutors
  • Monitor tutor and client interactions, lessons, homework assignments, practice tests, progress and other program details, and proactively become involved as warranted
  • Provide tutors with advice, feedback, coaching and support
  • Maintain meticulous written and electronic records of all interactions and program details
  • Market Summit services to prospective clients and cross-sell additional services to existing clients
  • Gain intimate knowledge of standardized tests and Summit’s tutoring programs
  • Assist in development of divisional strategic plan
  • Cultivate relationships with Summit’s referral base

Basic Qualifications

The desired candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and manage multiple responsibilities concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Sense of urgency and drive for results
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, and experience with databases and company intranets
  • Experience in the test-prep and academic tutoring fields

Desired Personal Qualities:

This role requires a team player who is engaging, empathetic, and willing to help out wherever, however, and whenever necessary.  The Program Director shares in Summit’s values and identity: deeply caring, ethical, accountable, accessible, expert, and responsive. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are critical to success. Commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and care is of utmost importance. The successful candidate will be analytical and fastidious.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to James Saelee at jsaelee@mytutor.com.

Hear from Our Tutors

  • “I get to work with caring, insightful Summit colleagues who are always willing to brainstorm over any question or problem I pose. I also get to use Summit's well-written materials to help test-prep students. I feel supported in doing my best.”

    Elaine H.
  • “I have an incredible amount of autonomy in my teaching. I am able to truly customize every program for each student.”

    Lev N.
  • “I love when I hear from students after test results come out, and they are happy with their scores.  It’s exciting to see our hard work together pay off in such measurable ways, but also to see the effects that cannot be measured, like increased confidence and decreased test anxiety.”

    Michelle H.
  • “The flexibility, the quality of the curriculum, the ability to reach a diverse group of students, and feeling like you make a difference in the life of a child.”

    Terri D.
  • “What drew me to Summit over other test prep organizations was the ability to do specialized tutoring and to customize programs to meet my students’ needs. Also, Summit continues to work to develop us as educators.  We are offered opportunities to learn new skills and get additional training.”

    Toyya P.