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Career Coach, Alpha - an EDU Startup - $100,000/year USD

Company: Crossover
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Crossover is the world's #1 source of full-time remote jobs. Our clients offer top-tier pay for top-tier talent. We're recruiting this role for our client, Alpha - an EDU Startup. Have you got what it takes?
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is an in-person role located in Austin, Texas.
You graduated from a great school with an interesting degree--- and the job market hasn't noticed. Or maybe the job market DID notice you - but you have yet to find a position that truly lights you up and puts your skills to good use.
If you're a high achiever with a deep love of learning, an entertaining personality, and a healthy disdain for antiquated educational structures that stopped working around the time electricity was discovered, then Alpha is the place for you.
Alpha is a new kind of school. You won't find stuffy lectures or rigid lesson plans here. Instead, we've built a place where students can learn at the right speed for them, rather than having to wait for their peers to catch up.
In place of traditional learning tools, Alpha offers students adaptive apps and unique motivational strategies, all rooted in scientifically proven learning principles like mastery and spaced repetition. Our students learn twice as much as they would in a "regular" school - discovering their strengths, fostering their interests, and picking up valuable life skills along the way.
Instead of teachers, Alpha hires entertaining, energetic, and inspiring individuals like you who connect with students on a peer level. You will be responsible for motivating and encouraging students to achieve challenging academic goals--- while actually enjoying school.
Instead of the traditional class structure with one overworked, underpaid teacher scrambling to hold the classroom's attention all day, Alpha students enroll in daily 1-hour workshops. Popular topics of past workshops include mindfulness, business management, sleight of hand, baking, robotics, and lots more.
We make three promises to parents:

  • Your child will genuinely love school and develop a true thirst for knowledge.
  • Your child will learn at least 2x faster than they would at a regular school, through the use of adaptive learning apps and learning science principles.
  • Your child will learn valuable life skills to supplement their academic training.
    Along with exploring creative problem-solving and rational thinking, kids learn essential communication and emotional management skills. Alpha students graduate fully prepared for whatever next step they choose - whether that's attending a prestigious university, launching a startup, writing a book, founding a nonprofit, or anything else they're driven to do.
    Please apply if---
    • You're a gifted, relatable motivator who can connect with kids on a peer level
    • You have experience as a camp counselor, athletic coach, or similar non-teaching role
    • You're a role model who holds yourself to the same high standards you expect from your students
      If you've never really considered working in education, but you believe the K-12 experience can shape kids' lives, we want you at Alpha.
      What You Will Be Doing
      • Leading live Workshops: You'll teach live workshops to students ranging in age from K-12th grade. Along with offering material that sparks the desire to explore and learn more, you'll coach students on valuable life skills like public speaking, focus, and giving and receiving feedback.
      • Holding daily Motivation Sessions: Because so much of personal success comes down to mindset, you'll help students set a positive tone for their own daily learning as they advance.
      • Cultivating student success: Following our playbooks, you'll be responsible for ensuring that 100% of students achieve their academic goals and master core life skills.
        What You Won't Be Doing
        • Traditional teaching: At Alpha, students learn solely from self-guided, adaptive learning apps. You'll be there to help them connect the dots, apply their new skills, and problem-solve along the way - no lectures required.
        • Disciplining: The old-school learning model of pushing kids to the point of burnout or disengagement doesn't apply here. Instead of punishments, you will share behavioral corrections and respectful reasoning that gets results.
          Basic Requirements
          Career Coach key responsibilities
          • Bachelor's degree in any subject
          • Legal right to work in the US without visa sponsorship
          • Willingness to relocate to Austin, TX
          • Desire to spend your day motivating and coaching K-12 students
            About Alpha - An EDU Startup
            Want to build better schools? Join the thriving community of Alpha. Alpha is a K-12 school in the heart of Austin, TX committed to redefining the way kids go to school. Change starts with our three promises to parents:
            • Students love school.
            • Students learn two times faster than in a traditional school.
            • Students learn life skills.
              There is so much to cover for this exciting role, and space here is limited. Hit the Apply button if you found this interesting and want to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!
              Working with Crossover
              This is a full-time (40 hours per week), long-term position. The position is immediately available and requires entering into an independent contractor agreement with Crossover. The compensation level for this role is $50 USD/hour, which equates to $100,000 USD/year assuming 40 hours per week and 50 weeks per year. The payment period is weekly. Consult www.crossover.com/help-and-faqs for more details on this topic.
              What to expect next:
              • You will receive an email with a link to start your self-paced, online job application.
              • Our hiring platform will guide you through a series of online "screening" assessments to check for basic job fit, job-related skills, and finally a few real-world job-specific assignments.
                Important! If you do not receive an email from us:
                • First, emails may take up to 15 minutes to send, refresh and check again.
                • Second, check your spam and junk folders for an email from Crossover.com, mark as "Not Spam" since you will receive other emails as well.
                • Third, we will send to whatever email account you indicated on the Apply form - by default, that is the email address you use as your LinkedIn username and it might be different than the one you have already checked.
                • If all else fails, just reset your password by visiting https://www.crossover.com/auth/reset-password if you already applied using LinkedIn EasyApply. Crossover Job Code: LJ-4415-US-Everett-CareerCoach.002

Keywords: Crossover, Everett , Career Coach, Alpha - an EDU Startup - $100,000/year USD, Education / Teaching , Everett, Washington

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