Organization Overview: Let’s Get Ready provides high school students from historically underrepresented communities with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by college students who also serve as role models and mentors. LGR was founded in 1998 by a Harvard undergraduate. Since then, Let’s Get Ready has served more than 25,000 high school students from historically underrepresented communities with the mentoring power of 9,000 trained volunteer college Coaches. In partnerships with colleges, high schools and community organizations, programs stretch from Maine to Pennsylvania.
Position Overview: The Virtual Access Instructor position is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred) and graduate college students. Reporting to a Program Manager, Virtual Access Instructors are responsible for effectively teaching SAT content virtually and helping students understand concepts and test-taking strategies. This position is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred) and graduate college students. Full training, curriculum, and supervision provided.
Position Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Position Responsibilities: Ensure a meaningful and productive program experience for students.
- Deliver engaging math or verbal SAT test-prep instruction virtually to groups of high school students using our SAT curriculum
- Build a warm and welcoming virtual classroom environment
- Demonstrate virtual classroom management skills, navigating between whole-group instruction and small-group and individual support
- Attend required training (pre-program and ongoing) and group supervision meetings
Instructors must also attend two virtual trainings (dates TBA), prior to program launch. Instructors may be required to meet virtually with LGR staff weekly.
Qualifications: Let’s Get Ready seeks individuals committed to supporting high school students achieve their college goals. Candidates should:
- Be a current undergraduate student (preferred) or graduate student
- Have schedule availability to lead an SAT preparation class twice weekly in the afternoon/evenings on at least two of the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
- Have a high level of comfort/expertise with SAT Reading/Writing or SAT Math content
- Demonstrate commitment to diversity, inclusion, and educational equity.
- Have a passion for supporting student success, with a specific interest in and comfort with working with high school students in underserved communities.
- Have access to a computer with a webcam, mic, and a reliable internet connection (with at least 100 Mbps download and 100 Mbps upload speed) for virtual instruction.
- Have exceptional communication, time management, and problem-solving skills.
- Be comfortable working independently and dependently in a virtual environment.
- Reside in the Mid-Atlantic (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania) or New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) regions for the Summer 2021 program term.
How to Apply: Apply online at letsgetready.org/coach