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Together we can do more.

Our Talent

We wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our creative and talented team.

They make our mission possible.

  • We are passionate about education and increasing students’ options after graduation!
  • We support a flexible work-life balance.
  • We promote learning and professional development.
  • We foster a positive and fun working environment.

What We Look For

Student Focused

Our organizational purpose is to increase opportunities for our students. Students are our reason, our why, and our purpose. We support student growth and believe all students can be successful.

Team Player

Dedicated to supporting students. We work within our teams to accomplish our goals and support other teams to accomplish theirs. We’re united in our purpose!

Motivated Learner

Our work environment is dynamic. To respond to changing needs, we need employees dedicated to learning, improving their skills, and becoming knowledgeable in new methods.

Flexible

Our organization evolves and must innovate to keep abreast of new trends and priorities.

Self Starter

We value individuals who take initiative and are motivated to go above and beyond on their assignments.

Careers

Build your career at Austin Partners in Education!

Austin Partners in Education (APIE) is looking for motivated, student-centered individuals to join our College Readiness team for the 2023-2024 school year. There are full-time and part-time contract positions available. Contract Date: July 31, 2023 – May 24, 2024

APIE’s College Readiness Advocates prepare students to meet academic college-readiness benchmarks outlined by the Texas Success Initiative through individualized and small group tutoring in reading, writing, and math. Advocates also advise their students on college and career pathways and support their students in developing the non-academic skills necessary for a successful postsecondary experience.

This position is ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in the education, social work, and/or nonprofit sectors. In addition to managing a tutoring caseload, CR Advocates will gain experience in creating and maintaining strategic partnerships, effectively managing competing priorities, and developing strong communication skills.

Hourly Rate:

$21.00

Benefits:

Contract-based healthcare (medical, vision, dental ), short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid holidays, and paid time off. 

Characteristic Duties / Responsibilities: 
  • Lead small class instruction and/or provide small group, in class support as assigned
  • Manage a tutoring caseload of up to 70 students
  • Effectively track student attendance, academic progress, and student engagement
  • Create and foster effective relationships with students and campus staff
  • Collaborate with APIE team leaders and AISD campus staff to increase student attainment of college ready status per the Texas Success Initiative
  • Work with program supervisors to determine students’ academic needs and preparedness for the TSI Assessment
  • Advise students regarding college readiness standards
  • Complete other job duties as assigned
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, or related field
  • Experience tutoring and/or mentoring middle or high school students required
  • Valid government issued ID and access to reliable transportation
  • Must be available to work 20-40 hours a week Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm during the length of the contract
  • Spanish fluency a plus
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Prior experience in secondary education
  • Comfortable tutoring high school math and English
  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility
  • Effective communication skills; verbal and written
  • Strong tenacity and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to foster and grow relationships with high school students
  • Must bring a Diversity Equity Inclusion Belonging (DEIB) lens to work with students, faculty, and APIE staff and a willingness to learn and participate in organization-wide diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging commitment
Supervision Received:

APIE College Readiness Program Coordinators

To Apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to careers@austinpartners.org by June 28th. Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your interest!

Internships & Work-Study Opportunities

Are you a college student interested in gaining nonprofit experience? Then you could be a great fit for APIE! Internships and work-study opportunities support our programs and administrative departments. Apply for an internship or work-study opportunity and grow your skills today!

There are no internship or work-study opportunities at this time. 

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Austin Partners in Education will be closed beginning Friday, December 22 and ending Friday, January 5. We will return to normal business hours on Monday, January 8. All emails, phone calls, and volunteer background check applications will be completed upon our return. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Happy Holidays!

Austin Partners in Education cerrará comenzando el viernes 22 de diciembre y hasta el viernes 5 de enero. Volveremos al horario comercial normal el lunes 8 de enero. Todos los correos electrónicos, llamadas telefónicas y solicitudes de verificación de antecedentes de voluntarios se completarán a nuestro regreso. Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión. ¡Felices Fiestas!

Volunteer registration is closed for most AISD campuses until next school year. Registration will remain open for schools that are seeking volunteers for summer programming.

If you’d like to be notified when registration for APIE’s Mentoring and Math Classroom Coaching programs are open for 2024-2025, sign up to be on our early notification email list!