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Since 1990, Peninsula Academy has been providing comprehensive in-person and online tutoring, test prep, and college counseling services to students in the South Bay and Palos Verdes Peninsula. What makes us exceptional is our people. Our teachers, counselors, and staff are enthusiastic, motivated, and responsible individuals with a shared belief in the transformative power of education. 

If you are interested in joining us, please check out the list of current job openings below. Highly competitive rates, flexible schedule, easy-to-use teaching and counseling platform plus excellent teacher support make us the best choice if you enjoy helping students.

Current Job Openings

Admissions Consultant

Driven? Engaging? Want to make a difference in students’ future? Need some flexibility in your work schedule? Value productivity and results? Look for competitive pay? If so, we encourage you to join our team. 

We are looking to add 2-3 private school and college admissions consultants to our rapidly expanding team and work with students and families in all aspects of private school and college planning, preparation, and application. Tutoring and teaching opportunities are also available for candidates who are interested.

We offer a competitive base pay ($40-60/hour) commensurate with qualifications and experience. We also offer a generous bi-annual bonus based on productivity. All new hires start as part-time employees, with full-time employment available after 6 months to 1 year upon needs and review.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with students through an ongoing, one-to-one relationship helping them in all aspects of private school and college planning, preparation, and application

  • Work with other counselors in planning and organizing application related group events (boot camps, workshops, seminars, etc.)

  • Sessions can be conducted in person or fully online

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree from a top college/university

  • Experience with private school and/or college admissions

  • Experience working with middle and/or high school students

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Apply

  • Please send your application at https://www.penacad.com/job-application. Review of applications submitted via our website will start immediately. Review of applications submitted on Indeed may be delayed.

  • Resume is required.

Tutor

Peninsula Academy is looking to hire multiple K-12 tutors of all subjects. We offer competitive rates, ranging between $25 and $50/hour, depending on qualifications. Tutors are in general required to work with students in person. For exceptional candidates with excellent educational background (e.g., graduates from a top university) and extensive online tutoring experience, remote tutoring could be arranged.

Subjects Needed

  • English (K-12)

  • Math (K-12)

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • History

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is required.

  • Teaching certification is a plus.

  • Availability to work in person.

Apply

  • Please send your application at https://www.penacad.com/job-application. Review of applications submitted via our website will start immediately. Review of applications submitted on Indeed may be delayed.

  • Resume is required.

Director of Tutoring

Peninsula Academy is looking to hire a Director of Tutoring to lead our comprehensive tutoring, test prep, and educational enrichment programs. Reporting directly to the managing partner, the Director is integral to the success of the academy by managing, coordinating, and promoting our on-site and online services for hundreds of students. 

The budgeted salary for this position is between $40,000 and $60,000 per year. Additional bonus is paid twice a year, exact amount depending on revenue and profit. The position offers 6 days of paid vacation each year, accruable upon completing the first six months of employment. The position also offers 4 days of paid sick leave each year, accruable from the beginning of employment. Although the incumbent is expected to work primarily on site, some remote hours can be coordinated each week with other office staff. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Support and oversee the daily operation of the academy.

  • Ensure smooth delivery of programs, classes, and private 1:1 sessions.

  • Provide in-person and virtual administrative support, including answering phones and emails, creating and managing class schedules.

  • Create and maintain high-quality relationships with families by monitoring and sharing students’ progress with families and responding to their needs.

  • Organize and deliver in-person and virtual info sessions or seminars to prospective and existing families for client recruitment and retention. 

  • Build partnerships with local schools, organizations, and business to expand the influence of the academy.

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a K-12 educational setting. 

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple responsibilities successfully.

  • Proficient in using all communication media including in person, phone, and Zoom.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with administrative staff, tutors, and counselors. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with families of diverse backgrounds. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications.

  • High tolerance for ambiguity in a fast-paced work environment. 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a degree from an elite college or university is a plus.

  • Bilingual in English and Korean is a plus.

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Apply

  • Please send your application directly at https://www.penacad.com/job-application. Review of applications submitted via our website will start immediately. Review of applications submitted on Indeed may be delayed.

  • Resume is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.