Online Mandarin Tutor

Telecommute · Palo Alto, California, United States

Description

Do you want to help children learn Mandarin? And are you looking for a fun and flexible part-time job? Join PandaTree! We’re passionate about helping kids learn foreign languages. PandaTree delivers high-quality online foreign language tutoring for children using our proprietary video conference platform and engaging curriculum. PandaTree provides a fun and convenient way for students, ages 5 to 15 to learn Mandarin with individualized tutoring sessions and engaging discussions.


PandaTree is an exciting place to be! We are growing and looking for native-fluency Mandarin-speaking tutors to provide one-on-one tutoring for children via videoconference. Tutors work 15-25 hours of their choosing per week from the comfort of their own home/room.


Job description:

  • Tutors help kids learn Mandarin through fun, interesting conversations viavideo-conference. Our focus is on discussing topics the child is passionate about,not word drills.
  • During the session, the tutor will utilize PandaTree’s engagingproprietary content (i.e. photos, poems, and short videos) to spark discussion.
  • Tutors gently assist the student with new words or corrections as neededwhile adding new words to the student’s personalized word list.
  • Tutoring sessions last 25 or 50 minutes. 5-20 minutes of prep time is required before each session. Tutor sessions are recorded for quality purposes and to provide the student with the ability to review the session at a later time.

  • Requirements

  • Articulate, native-fluency Mandarin speaker with a standard accent
  • Strong English speaking skills
  • Bachelor of Arts, Masters degree or PhD with a focus on education or language
  • Patient, kind and FUN. Tutors need an engaging and encouraging presenceover video-conference
  • Teaching or tutoring experience and an interest in early childhoodeducation
  • Permitted to work in the US
  • Reliable, high speed internet connection and fast computer
  • Quiet, private, interruption-free room to conduct online tutoring sessions
  • Ability to be punctual for tutoring sessions is a must
  • Availability afternoons/evenings and weekends preferred
  • Willing and able to commit to 9+ months of working with PandaTree

  • Benefits

    · Flexible hours – 15 to 25 hours per week; you choose the hours you are available

    · Time off for holidays and exams

    · Work from your room/home

    · $15 per hour

    · Hired as a part-time employee

    · Ongoing coaching, training and development



    Please include a short cover letter explaining your Mandarin skill level and your interest in or experience with working with children.


    PandaTree is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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