Academics Advisors provide phone, email, and chat consultation to Kolbe families and serve as the "teachers of record" for all traditional school-at-home courses within the Academic Services Department.

Essential Duties

This position is responsible for most aspects of assisting home schooling families, including, but not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service via phone, e-mail and online chat re: curriculum, educational philosophy, instructional techniques, college preparation, etc.
  • Processing registrations and preparing instructional materials
  • Assessing quarterly progress of students by reviewing and commenting on work samples
  • Preparing grade records, transcripts and diplomas
  • Grading junior high and high school level work
  • Developing/revising curriculum materials
  • Giving online presentations on Kolbe’s programs
  • Traveling to home-school conferences and speaking to prospective parents regarding Kolbe's program and curriculum

Job Qualifications

  • Must be a practicing Catholic willing to take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium and to make a Profession of Faith.
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work consistent weekly schedule covering at least some portion of the hours of 7 AM to 4 PM Pacific time.
  • Some travel may be required

Skills

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and pleasant phone demeanor
  • Must be able to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable learning new technology
  • More advanced computer skills a definite plus
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish highly desired but not required
  • Very desirable is either experience with home schooling or having been home-schooled, or past experience teaching or tutoring
  • Ability to provide specialized instruction or assist in developing curriculum in a specific subject area is desired

Physical demands

  • Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

Compensation


Full-time or part-time hourly, wage DOE.
Full-time position includes medical and dental.

Position start depends on availability of candidate. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae, including relevant academic, professional and personal references to via our online application. In addition to your educational background and any homeschooling/teaching experience you possess, please include a list of the subjects in which you are capable of providing specialized instruction and/or working on curriculum development.

Kolbe Academy is a private, Catholic home school program offering a classically-based education based on Ignatian principles and the principle of subsidiarity. Kolbe has been educating and forming young minds and souls since 1980.

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