Job type: Part-time (15 -20 hours per week)
Starting Date: 06/01/2024 - 12/31/2024 (Summer Session + Fall Session)
Location: On-Site

  • Palo Alto Campus - 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Who we are:

Think Academy US (www.TheThinkAcademy.com), a 100% owned subsidiary of TAL Education Group(NYSE: TAL), is recently established education technology (Ed-Tech) company to provide K-12 extra-curricular learning services through science and technology. At Think Academy, we provide full cycle service to foster local children’s ability to think critically, to strengthen their logic skills, and to help them fulfill their goals through innovative teaching techniques. We believe Love and Technology can make education better. Each week, more than 6 million students are enrolled in TAL's online and offline education platform.

Whom we are looking for:

Think Academy U.S. is looking for a Part-time Math Teacher at Palo Alto (Zipcode 94303) , who is dedicated and enthusiastic to join our team! As a math teacher, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction to students in an in-person setting. This position is ideal for individuals with a passion for teaching and love of kids.

What You Will Do:

  • Teach engaging lessons in English for elementary level mathematics to our students using Think Academy curriculum
    • Grade: K-G3
    • Language: English
    • Format: In-person
  • Create an inclusive and positive classroom environment that fosters a love of mathematics among a class of about 8-16 students 
  • Identify and address individual learning needs by providing personalized assistance to students
  • Homework grading as well as other related key teaching services
  • Maintain open and proactive communication with parents/guardians regarding their child's progress, achievements, and areas of concern
    • Conduct parent-teacher conferences/meetings as needed to discuss student performance
  • Foster a safe and respectful learning atmosphere for all students 

How You Can Be Qualified:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above, all majors are welcome as long as you're passionate in kids and math teaching; Education, or STEM-related majors are preferred
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of math concepts and problem-solving techniques
    • Prior math teaching or general teaching experience is not required, but it is highly preferred 
  • Super passionate about teaching and education industry, with a mission to provide better education to promote social development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with students, parents, and colleagues 
  • Proficiency in utilizing technology for instructional purposes
  • Can commit to at least one whole semester teaching without interrupt (Spring semester: Jan - May; Summer: June - Aug; Fall semester: Aug - Dec)
  • Highly responsible and love to get along with kids
  • Familiarity with Math Competitions is a plus
  • Available and willing to work during weekday later afternoon and weekends
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States
  • You must be able to commute to teach in-person at one of our Palo Alto Campus

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