Become a Tutor with Smarthinking
Smarthinking is looking for motivated individuals to serve as part-time online tutors.
We are always reexamining the way people learn best—whether it’s a child in our own backyard or an educational community across the globe. We work to facilitate a culture of professional reflection and consistent quality among our teams of online tutors.
If you have advanced coursework or a graduate degree in one of our subjects, college-level teaching or tutoring experience, and a passion for helping students improve their lives through learning, we encourage you to apply to become a tutor with Smarthinking. Smarthinking offers tutor certification to all qualified applicants.
Smarthinking’s tutors are a diverse group of college faculty, graduate students, high school teachers, and retired educators and professionals. Our tutors use a pedagogical method tailored to individual student needs to help, encourage, and involve them in understanding the subject matter. Tutors are also reviewed for quality assurance and effective educational practices on an ongoing basis.
Research shows that the quality of tutor training makes a difference in the impact of tutoring on students. All of our tutors go through an intensive training program and tutor certification specific to online, one-on-one tutoring, which includes:
- Effective teaching methods
- Student management
- Our proprietary whiteboard technology
- Subject-specific advising