One-on-One SAT/ACT Tutor Position - San Francisco Bay Area

Compass Education Group believes that superior one-on-one test prep is achieved by superior tutors. We are committed to finding, training, and supporting the best instructors available with industry-leading research, curricula, and program management tools.

Being a successful tutor is not just about having test prep experience. We look for talented, self-starting candidates who are excellent test-takers and communicators.

Compass provides extensive training in our specific approach. That said, we also invite tutors to use their experience and instincts to customize an ideal program for each student.

Tutoring with us

  • Tutor SAT/PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP exams, academic subjects

  • Focus on tutoring – we find you clients

  • Work between 5 and 20 hours/week

  • Make your own schedule

  • Meet with students one-on-one, in-home


  • $36/hour starting rate (most lessons are 90 minutes)

  • Higher rates for premium locations

  • Bridge toll reimbursements

  • Paid initial training and ongoing professional development

  • Rate reviews twice in first year; once per year thereafter

The ideal candidate

  • Engaging, professional, coachable

  • Willing and able to travel to students' homes

  • Proficient with SAT and/or ACT

  • Loves one-on-one work

  • Previously tutored, coached, or mentored students

  • Graduated from a selective college or university

  • Available to tutor through at least December 2015

Our clientele

  • Primarily high school juniors and seniors

  • Throughout the Bay Area

    • Marin

    • San Francisco

    • East Bay

    • Pleasanton/Dublin

    • Peninsula

    • South Bay

We will contact you shortly if there is a potential fit between our needs and your qualifications and availability.