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High School/Post-Secondary Tutors

Social Sciences & Humanities

PFAU: Academic Writing, Editing, and Coaching Experts

 

PFAU provides courses, workshops, one-on-one coaching, and editing support to help young adults to improve their written and oral communication, critical thinking, and research skills. We provide subject -specific tutoring, application support (job, school, and scholarship applications), and professional development. Our primary clients are high school students, post-secondary students, graduate students, and recent graduates studying in the social sciences and humanities, but we also provide editing support to academics and graduate students in engineering and the hard sciences, as well as, young professionals hoping to improve their workplace communication or apply to advanced educational programs.

 

Our approach is a combination of academic rigour and emotional sensitivity and support. All of our staff have excellent academic and professional credentials, combined with high levels of empathy, compassion, and dedication to creating a personalized and supportive educational experience. Each client is seen as a person rather than a number, with individual aspirations, challenges, and preferred learning styles. We are dedicated to providing each client with the appropriate tools and supports to maximize their educational experience and soar to new heights academically and professionally.

 

Our Needs:

 

PFAU is looking to hire one-on-one coaches in Toronto, ON with a social sciences and humanities background who are comfortable teaching high school and university/college students. Tutors may be based in our office, located near the University of Toronto St. George campus, but must also be willing to meet clients on campus or at their homes, if necessary.

 

Main Duties:

 

  • Tutor assigned clients in academic subjects, writing, and study skills.
  • Create, research, and/or obtain lesson plans and tutorial tools that suit the needs of each client.
  • Book meetings and maintain tutoring records for each client.
  • Maintain regular, timely communication with each client and with PFAU management.

 

Required Skills:

Our ideal tutor is reliable, organized, punctual, motivated, patient, empathetic, and inspiring. PFAU tutors must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, including full fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to problem-solve, assume responsibility, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong academic skills and the ability to adapt lessons to the needs of a variety of learners and learning styles.
  • Up-to-date knowledge about learning theories, techniques, and resources.
  • Ability to work with people from a diversity of backgrounds, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Previous experience working with ESL or special needs students is an asset.
  • Previous experience conducting workshops or teaching within a classroom setting is an asset.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in a social sciences or humanities field.
  • Minimum 1 year as a teaching assistant/research assistant at the post-secondary level.
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience within a classroom or one-on-one.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal records check/vulnerable persons check in terms of being able to work with youth or vulnerable clients.

 

Job Type: Contract

 

Salary: $30-$40/hr starting rate, depending on credentials.

 

Contact: Please submit your resume and a covering email explaining why you are interested in the position directly to Lisa Pfau at lisa.pfau@pfau.ca

 

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GMAT Prep Tutor 

PFAU: Academic Writing, Editing, and Coaching Experts

 

PFAU trains young adults in the written and oral communication and critical thinking skills that are necessary to succeed academically and professionally in the Canadian and international environment. We specialize in providing academic support to high school, post-secondary, and graduate students studying in the social sciences and humanities. This support includes academic tutoring, application support, and professional development. We also provide editing services and communication skills training to young professionals and students in other academic disciplines.

 

Our approach is a combination of academic rigour and emotional sensitivity and support. All of our staff have excellent academic and professional credentials, combined with high levels of empathy, compassion, and dedication to creating a personalized and supportive educational experience. Each client is seen as a person rather than a number, with individual aspirations, challenges, and preferred learning styles. We are dedicated to providing each client with the appropriate tools and supports to maximize their educational experience and soar to new heights academically and professionally.

 

Our Needs:

 

PFAU is looking to hire one-on-one GMAT tutors in Toronto, ON who are comfortable teaching high school and university/college students in exam preparation techniques and strategies. It would be ideal if this tutor was also comfortable teaching small groups or classes. Tutors will be based in our office, located near the University of Toronto St. George campus, but must also be willing to meet clients on campus or at their homes, if necessary.

 

Required Skills:

Our ideal tutor is reliable, organized, punctual, motivated, patient, empathetic, and inspiring. PFAU tutors must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, including full fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Has excellent customer services skills
  • Empathic listening: the desire to curiously dive into students’ thought processes.
  • Cognitive empathy: the ability to understand how a specific student is thinking.
  • Genuine care for each student’s success.
  • Ability to problem-solve, assume responsibility, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Content mastery of the material on the exam.
  • An infectious enthusiasm for learning and test prep.
  • Ability to teach small groups or classes.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of tutoring/coaching experience, preferably teaching standardized tests
  • Must have scored 700+ on recent GMAT.
  • Analytical Writing score of at least 5.0
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent. (Preference given to candidates who have graduated from an MBA program/currently enrolled in MBA program).
  • Ability to work with people from a diversity of backgrounds, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Experience writing/editing GMAT questions is a plus.
  • Experience teaching small groups or classes is a bonus.

 

Job Type: Contract

 

Salary: $45-$55/hour

 

Contact: Please submit your resume and a covering email explaining why you are interested in the position directly to Lisa Pfau at lisa.pfau@pfau.ca.

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GRE Prep Tutor 

PFAU: Academic Writing, Editing, and Coaching Experts

 

PFAU trains young adults in the written and oral communication and critical thinking skills that are necessary to succeed academically and professionally in the Canadian and international environment. We specialize in providing academic support to high school, post-secondary, and graduate students studying in the social sciences and humanities. This support includes academic tutoring, application support, and professional development. We also provide editing services and communication skills training to young professionals and students in other academic disciplines.

 

Our approach is a combination of academic rigour and emotional sensitivity and support. All of our staff have excellent academic and professional credentials, combined with high levels of empathy, compassion, and dedication to creating a personalized and supportive educational experience. Each client is seen as a person rather than a number, with individual aspirations, challenges, and preferred learning styles. We are dedicated to providing each client with the appropriate tools and supports to maximize their educational experience and soar to new heights academically and professionally.

 

Our Needs:

 

PFAU is looking to hire one-on-one GRE tutors in Toronto, ON who are comfortable teaching high school and university/college students in exam preparation techniques and strategies. It would be ideal if this tutor was also comfortable teaching small groups or classes. Tutors will be based in our office, located near the University of Toronto St. George campus, but must also be willing to meet clients on campus or at their homes, if necessary.

 

Required Skills:

Our ideal tutor is reliable, organized, punctual, motivated, patient, empathetic, and inspiring. PFAU tutors must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, including full fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to problem-solve, assume responsibility, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Empathic listening: the desire to curiously dive into students’ thought processes.
  • Cognitive empathy: the ability to understand how a specific student is thinking.
  • Genuine care for each student’s success.
  • Content mastery of the material on the exam.
  • An infectious enthusiasm for learning and test prep.
  • Comfort teaching small groups.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of tutoring/coaching experience, preferably teaching standardized tests
  • Must have a  score of 167+ on GRE
  • Must have scored at least 5.0 on the Analytical Writing section.
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent. (Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree or currently enrolled in a graduate program.)
  • Ability to work with people from a diversity of backgrounds, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Experience writing/editing GRE questions is a plus.
  • Experience teaching small groups or classes is also a bonus.

Job Type: Contract

 

Salary: $40-55/hour, depending on experience

 

Contact: Please submit your resume and a covering email explaining why you are interested in the position directly to Lisa Pfau at lisa.pfau@pfau.ca.

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LSAT Prep Tutor 

PFAU: Academic Writing, Editing, and Coaching Experts

 

PFAU trains young adults in the written and oral communication and critical thinking skills that are necessary to succeed academically and professionally in the Canadian and international environment. We specialize in providing academic support to high school, post-secondary, and graduate students studying in the social sciences and humanities. This support includes academic tutoring, application support, and professional development. We also provide editing services and communication skills training to young professionals and students in other academic disciplines.

 

Our approach is a combination of academic rigour and emotional sensitivity and support. All of our staff have excellent academic and professional credentials, combined with high levels of empathy, compassion, and dedication to creating a personalized and supportive educational experience. Each client is seen as a person rather than a number, with individual aspirations, challenges, and preferred learning styles. We are dedicated to providing each client with the appropriate tools and supports to maximize their educational experience and soar to new heights academically and professionally.

 

Our Needs:

 

PFAU is looking to hire one-on-one LSAT tutors in Toronto, ON who are comfortable teaching high school and university/college students in exam preparation techniques and strategies. It would be ideal if this tutor was also comfortable teaching small groups or classes. Tutors will be based in our office, located near the University of Toronto St. George campus, but must also be willing to meet clients on campus or at their homes, if necessary.

 

Required Skills:

Our ideal tutor is reliable, organized, punctual, motivated, patient, empathetic, and inspiring. PFAU tutors must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, including full fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Has excellent customer services skills
  • Empathic listening: the desire to curiously dive into students’ thought processes.
  • Cognitive empathy: the ability to understand how a specific student is thinking.
  • Genuine care for each student’s success.
  • Ability to problem-solve, assume responsibility, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Content mastery of the material on the exam.
  • An infectious enthusiasm for learning and test prep.
  • Ability to teach small groups or classes.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of tutoring/coaching experience, preferably teaching standardized tests
  • Have a 90th percentile LSAT score.
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent. (Preference given to candidates who have graduated from a LAW program/currently enrolled in LAW program).
  • Ability to work with people from a diversity of backgrounds, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Experience writing/editing LSAT questions is a plus.
  • Experience teaching small groups or classes is a bonus.

 

Job Type: Contract

 

Salary: $45-$55/hour

 

Contact: Please submit your resume and a covering email explaining why you are interested in the position directly to Lisa Pfau at lisa.pfau@pfau.ca.

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Office Assistant Volunteer

PFAU: Academic Writing, Editing, and Coaching Experts

 

PFAU trains young adults in the written and oral communication and critical thinking skills that are necessary to succeed academically and professionally in the Canadian and international environment. We specialize in providing academic support to high school, post-secondary, and graduate students studying in the social sciences and humanities. This support includes academic tutoring, application support, and professional development. We also provide editing services and communication skills training to young professionals and students in other academic disciplines.

 

Our approach is a combination of academic rigour and emotional sensitivity and support. All of our staff have excellent academic and professional credentials, combined with high levels of empathy, compassion, and dedication to creating a personalized and supportive educational experience. Each client is seen as a person rather than a number, with individual aspirations, challenges, and preferred learning styles. We are dedicated to providing each client with the appropriate tools and supports to maximize their educational experience and soar to new heights academically and professionally.

 

Our Needs:

 

PFAU is looking to hire an office administrative volunteer, who is hoping to gain related work experience that would help them to find full-time employment in the field in the future. The candidate does not have to have any previous office experience, but a hard working, well-organized, and determined to gain valuable work experience and skills related to running a small business and office space.

 

Main Duties:

  • Organizing and filing softcopy and hardcopy documents methodologically.
  • Preparing reports in excel (pivot table, vlookup and other formulas), verifying data, entering and maintaining database accurately for various logs.
  • Scanning, emailing, and faxing documents.
  • Contacting customers and vendors.
  • Attend weekly team meetings.
  • Help with event set up and take down, as well as other required event management.
  • Assist creative content intern with marketing and promotion.
  • Assist informational technology intern with any ongoing tasks.
  • Assist research intern with ongoing projects.
  • Help with the development and implementation of office protocols, procedures, and documentation.
  • Performing other duties as required or assigned by your superior.

Required Skills:

The ideal academic office assistant will have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills and command of proper grammar, particularly native-level fluency in written English.
  • Strong customer service and problem solving skills to interact with customers and employees.
  • Extremely organized and can help ensure a structured work environment and efficient work flow.
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking with ease in a fast paced environment.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Follow directions well and ask questions when needed.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office or Google Drive and other project management software.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Student attending high school or university/college.
  • Experience in related field is a plus.

 

Job Type: 12 month contract