SAT Instructor (Orange County)

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $15-25/hour depending on experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



Santa Ana
United States


We are searching for a dynamic educator who will join our team as an Instructor in Orange County. Instructors are at the front lines of our program and work in the classroom providing direct instruction to high school juniors. They guide students through the SAT Reasoning exam and the college admissions process, and build students’ confidence and motivation. 

Staff will have the opportunity to partake in professional and career development and have fun while working to make college a reality for our high schools students, many of whom will be the first in their families to go to college. The CollegeSpring position requires a part-time commitment for the duration of the program. Instructors must have teaching/tutoring experience or hold a valid California teaching credential.

Nicholas Academic Centers

Dates: September-May

Time: 4-7:30pm Tuesday, 4-7:30pm; Wednesday, 4-7:30pm; Thursday; 4-5:45 pm Friday

Location: Various School Sites in Santa Ana


•Lead groups of approximately 30 students (195 total) each in SAT Writing, Critical Reading, and Math instruction.

•Prepare lessons and activities to deliver CollegeSpring curriculum.

•Assist in proctoring and grading practice exams.

•Use student data to improve students’ SAT Reasoning scores.

•Act as a role model for CollegeSpring‘s high school students.

•Must be available for full-year of programming (September-May) and one day of training.

•Must pass criminal background check and TB test.


Instructors should also have:

•Belief that all students are capable of success on the SAT and gaining admission to college.

•Ability to explain concepts and processes in different ways to ensure student understanding.

•Strong organization and time-management skills.

•Enjoy meeting new people and making meaningful connections.

•Effective communication skills.

•Previous SAT prep experience is not required.


Staff will be paid $15-25 per hour based on previous experience and credentials.


We go to great lengths to ensure that our staff has a positive and productive work environment and experience. To that end, CollegeSpring provides:

  • Opportunities to meet education and non-profit leaders.
  • Social events with other educators and undergraduates.
  • Collaborative, good-humored, hardworking staff-mates who share the goal of building the best SAT prep and college readiness program possible.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email Yvonne or apply at our website. Make sure to include a resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for this position.