Careers at Cornerstone Academic

Welcome to the Cornerstone Academic Careers Portal!

Cornerstone Academic is a premier education company specializing in test preparation, tutoring, and college admissions consulting and has served over 6,500 students to date. Founded in 2007 by two Georgia Tech graduates, the company prides itself on its rigorous and effective test preparation curriculum, experienced tutors, and results-oriented methodology to help students maximize their potential in the academic arena.

We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated, and talented individuals to help make an impact on students as they strive for academic excellence. If you share our passion to help students succeed, we invite you to join us!

INSTRUCTOR (SAT/ACT)

DESCRIPTION

Cornerstone Academic is looking for motivated and talented individuals who are interested in delivering an effective SAT/ACT/PSAT curriculum to students throughout metro Atlanta. Our programs take place at high schools, local libraries, or at our learning center.

Exceptional applicants with a passion for teaching will help motivated and hard-working high school students in the following areas: SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Math, ACT English, ACT Reading, and ACT Science.

Applicants will conduct instruction, proctor exams, handle attendance, attend instructor meetings, and other duties as assigned. Instructors will follow our comprehensive curriculum and will not be required to create their own materials. Paid training will be provided.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The prospective applicant will be someone who:

  • enjoys teaching and has an ability to teach others well,
  • is reliable, dependable, and honest,
  • has achieved (or can achieve) a high SAT/ACT score,
  • understands the importance of the SAT/ACT exams in collegiate matriculation,
  • places importance on building relationships with students,
  • is punctual and hard-working to ensure students’ success,
  • has a Bachelor’s degree (or is on track to receive one),
  • has the ability to score a 1350/1600 on the SAT or a 30 on the ACT (either by providing past test scores or taking a practice test prior to being hired), and
  • has a flexible schedule and be available to teach weekday evenings (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm) and/or on weekends.

TIMINGS AND COMPENSATION

Instructors work 6-18 hours per week. In-person classroom instruction typically takes place in the evenings (3:00 – 7:00 pm) and/or on weekends. Compensation is based on a number of variables:

  • Academic background and teaching experience
  • Student reviews and score improvements

Instructional compensation will be based on the above. Hired instructors will also be compensated for out-of-class preparation time, training time, and some travel.

 

INSTRUCTOR (Math/Science)

DESCRIPTION

Cornerstone Academic is looking for motivated and talented individuals who are interested in tutoring students throughout metro Atlanta in the areas of math and science. Our programs take place at high schools, local libraries, or at our learning center.

Exceptional applicants with a passion for teaching will help motivated and hard-working high school students in the following areas: SAT Math, ACT Math, ACT Science, K-12 mathematics (including Pre-Algebra, Algebra I/II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus), and K-12 science (including Biology, Chemistry, Physics).

Applicants will conduct instruction, handle attendance, attend instructor meetings, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The prospective applicant will be someone who:

  • enjoys teaching and has an ability to teach others well;
  • is reliable, dependable, and honest;
  • places importance on building relationships with students;
  • is punctual and hard-working to ensure students’ success;
  • has a Bachelor’s degree (or is on track to receive one) in a math, science, or engineering field; and
  • has a flexible schedule and be available to teach weekday evenings (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm) and/or on weekends.

TIMINGS AND COMPENSATION

Instructors work 6-18 hours per week. In-person classroom instruction typically takes place in the evenings (3:00 – 7:00 pm) and/or on weekends. Compensation is based on a number of variables:

  • Academic background and teaching experience
  • Student reviews and improvements

Instructional compensation will be based on the above. Hired instructors will also be compensated for out-of-class preparation time, training time, and some travel.

LEAD INSTRUCTOR & CENTER DIRECTOR (Full-Time)

DESCRIPTION

Cornerstone Academic is looking for a full-time individual (average of 40 hours/week) who can lead our Unlimited Tutoring Program (20 hours/week) and test preparation classes (average of 20 hours/week). The ideal candidate will be motivated, organized, and personable and will have a passion for helping students succeed academically. Paid training will be provided on Cornerstone Academic’s SAT/ACT/PSAT curricula.

The Lead Instructor/Center Director will be provided training and be expected to:

  • convey information about our programs and services to prospective parents and students;
  • be the lead instructor for classes held at the learning center;
  • serve as the lead math/science instructor for our Unlimited Tutoring Program;
  • be comfortable in delivering our SAT/ACT/PSAT curriculum to students if needed;
  • oversee day-to-day operations of the learning center; and
  • complete other tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The prospective applicant will be someone who:

  • enjoys teaching and has an ability to teach others well,
  • is reliable, dependable, and honest,
  • has strong written, oral, and communications skills,
  • has achieved (or can achieve) a high SAT/ACT score,
  • understands the importance of the SAT/ACT exams in collegiate matriculation,
  • places importance on building relationships with students and parents,
  • is punctual and hard-working,
  • has a Bachelor’s degree in math or science (or is on track to receive one), and
  • is available to work on weekday evenings and weekends.

A prospective applicant with a strong math and science (especially knowledge of physics) background is a plus. Applicants with past curriculum development experience are also preferred.

COMPENSATION

Compensation will be given based on experience and qualifications.