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Online School Grader

Art of Problem Solving – AoPS Freelance  Anywhere 2 Dec 2022

Job Description

Online School Grader, Teaching Assistant, Moderator

Remote (Worldwide) Freelance

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) develops educational opportunities for many of the most eager students in the world. Since 2003, we have trained tens of thousands of the country’s top students, including nearly all the members of the US International Math Olympiad team, through our online school, learning centers, textbooks, and online learning systems. Over the years, our international online community of advanced problem solvers has grown to over 900,000 members. While our primary focus has been math for most of our history, we have expanded into new subjects, such as language arts, science, and computer science.

AoPS Online is our original online education experience, and is independent from AoPS Academy. AoPS Online offers rigorous, high-quality math curriculum and online STEM classes for middle and high school students to help them expand and deepen their mathematical thinking. We also offer specialty courses to prepare students for particular math and science competitions. Our current offerings include math, Python, chemistry, and physics. For more information on our classes and to see a list of full offerings, check out our course catalog.

Our online positions are an excellent opportunity for developing mentoring skills and earning money remotely in a flexible, convenient fashion. In this role, you can choose to do any of the following tasks:

Grader
Thousands of writing problems are collected every week. Graders provide guidance and personalized feedback about what the student did well and how they can improve. Grading can be done at any time.

Message Board Moderator (Halper)
Our “halpers” guide students on our message boards by providing hints and encouragement when students post questions about homework. Halping is scheduled throughout the workday.

Assistant
Our teaching assistants supplement students’ learning experiences by answering questions in real time during our live classes. Classes run from 7:20 – 9:00 pm ET (4:20 – 6:00 pm PT) and are conducted using a combination of text and LaTeX; there is no video or audio.

Job Benefits

  • Starting pay rate is $18 per hour with opportunity for promotions.
  • Positions are highly flexible and can be performed anywhere with a stable internet connection.
  • Excellent opportunity to develop mentoring skills while working with amazing students!

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Strong command of the material (math, Python, chemistry, or physics)
  • Good English writing skills

Application Instructions:

Please note we are not actively hiring for this position at this time but expect to be hiring again in 2023. If you are interested in being considered for a future opening, please fill out the following application. You will be notified via email and sent directions regarding next steps when this role becomes available again. When you submit this form, you will also receive an email to confirm that we’ve added you to our list of interested applicants.

AoPS Online hires instructors located worldwide. Your current location will influence whether we are able to offer you part-time or freelance work in this role. If you will be working from the US, you must be authorized to work in the US. Please note we do not offer sponsorship for this position.

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