Aug 30, 2019

Director of Education

  • Galin Education
  • Madison, WI, USA
Full-time Education Executive Leadership

Job Description

The Director of Education (ED) manages our test preparation and tutoring services. Often, the ED is the first point of contact for most of our prospective and current families. This person must have impeccable communication skills, on the phone, via email, and through mass communications, be able to connect with both high school students and their parents, be incredibly knowledgeable about standardized tests and tutoring pedagogy, and be able to recruit, hire, train, and manage other tutors. The ED spends approximately half his/her time working with prospective and current students and the other half working with prospective and current tutors. Tutor Management (20%) Develop an execute marketing plan for recruiting prospective tutors; Evaluate potential tutors by conducting initial phone screens, meeting for in-person interviews, reviewing sample lessons, conducting background checks, and reaching out to references; On-board new tutors through orientation and initial training; Communicate with tutors throughout their time with Galin Education; Monitor tutor calendars and scheduling; Conduct semi-annual tutor evaluations using a 360 review process leading to a tutor development plan; Coordinate weekly to monthly tutor training sessions. Tutoring Program Management (20%) Oversee the tutoring and test preparation programs; Speak with prospective clients about Galin Education services; Assist in matching students with tutors; Set up students and families at Galin Education with materials and on our digital tools; Communicate with parents on a regular basis; Work with office manager to coordinate practice test scheduling. Direct Services (40%-60%) Tutor at least 15 sessions per week. Curriculum Development (10%) Create, curate, and collaborate on curriculum development projects. Marketing (10%) Deliver talks to small groups of parents; Work with schools to educate them on our test preparation and tutoring services; Speak with teachers in local schools about how we can assist their curricula.

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