"Compass provides exceptional training for tutors
as well as an amazing support system and materials.
With so many resources at my fingertips, I can create
a successful tutoring experience for each student."

- Adrienne W.
Harvard University

Careers at Compass

Founded in 2004 by seasoned entrepreneurs and educators, Compass is California’s leading provider of in-home tutoring for high school students aspiring to attend competitive colleges. Our dedicated management teams based in Los Angeles and San Francisco support an elite group of 250 experienced instructors.  We have developed a stellar reputation within the education community over the years due to the outstanding successes we help our students achieve.

For information about specific full-time and part-time career opportunities, please review the links below. DO NOT call our offices regarding job postings.

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Full-Time Positions

Larkspur Office (Northern California)

Job Description

There are no available positions at this time.

Beverly Hills Office (Southern California)

Job Description

Position Title: Director, LA

About Compass:

Founded in 2004 by seasoned entrepreneurs and educators, Compass is California’s leading provider of in-home tutoring for high school students aspiring to attend competitive colleges. Our dedicated management teams based in Los Angeles and  San Francisco  support an elite group of 250 experienced instructors.  We have developed a stellar reputation within the education community over the years due to the outstanding successes we help our students achieve.

The Role:

Directors are responsible for maintaining Compass’s reputation by crafting and managing the highest quality custom tutoring programs and developing strong, enduring client relationships.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide extensive consultations with potential clients, both over the phone and in person, often including counseling on college admission questions.
  • Maintain and strengthen long term relationships with clients by supervising programs, resolving concerns, and providing ongoing guidance with respect to test preparation choices.
  • Actively and personally manage several hundred clients per year by providing a level of service that consistently leads to enthusiastic word-of-mouth referrals.
  • Develop and maintain strong professional relationships with tutors by providing ongoing support, evaluating performance, and offering professional development and mentoring.
  • Conduct interviews with prospective tutors, lead training sessions, and share management responsibility for the overall recruitment and training process.
  • Maintain strong relationships with school-based and independent college counselors by liaising with them on program recommendations,  providing student progress reports, and presenting to their parents and students audiences.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Management experience in sales or a service-oriented business.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – formal presentation skills before both small and large groups.
  • Genuine interest in a career in the high end test preparation niche.  A long-term mindset to learn, contribute, and eventually lead.

To Apply:  

Email us your resume and a cover letter explaining why this role would be a good fit for you. We value thoughtful cover letters and will give priority to candidates who demonstrate interest in this way.

Part-Time Positions

SAT/ACT Tutor (SoCal & NorCal)

We hire tutors on a semi-annual cycle.
Click the button below to learn more about becoming a tutor and submitting an online application.