Youth Mentor
$100,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($50 USD/hour)

Austin, Miami, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Brownsville or Dripping Springs, United States
In-person
full-time (40 hrs/week)
Long-term role

Youth Mentor $100,000USD/year ($50 USD/hour)

Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is an in-person role available at multiple campus locations. Please review the Requirements section.

Are you a champion in your field, accustomed to pushing limits and exceeding expectations? Imagine channeling that drive and determination into sparking a revolution in education. At Alpha Schools, we're not teaching; we're reimagining the educational landscape from the ground up. 

Education is not about lectures or textbooks but unlocking potential and nurturing limitless growth. We're seeking high-performers like you—whether you've triumphed in athletics, excelled in debate, or led in your academic field—who are looking for a meaningful pivot in their career. This is your opportunity to apply your unique skills to inspire and lead the next generation.

At Alpha, you'll leverage your experience in achieving excellence to motivate students, helping them learn at their own pace and discover their passions. This role is about becoming a catalyst for change, showing students that with the right guidance, the possibilities are endless.

You've already proven you can rise to the top; now, help us lift others there. If you're ready to transform your drive for success into a force for educational innovation, Alpha is ready for you. Join us and turn your quest for personal achievement into a legacy of inspiring others to reach for the stars.

Why choose Alpha?

  • Competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement; many of our Guides advance to leadership roles.
  • Relocation assistance for standout candidates.
  • Access to the best tech, curricular, and leadership resources.

Let's revolutionize education together because, at Alpha, we know that the sky is not the limit.

What you will be doing

  • Igniting curiosity and inspiring a limitless mindset in students through engaging, peer-level connections.
  • Utilizing AI and adaptive learning tools to personalize education, allowing students to progress at their own pace.
  • Fostering a culture of growth, learning, and ambition, guiding students to discover their strengths and interests.
  • Contributing to the continuous innovation and improvement of Alpha's educational model, sharing insights and ideas.
  • Leading impactful life skills workshops that prepare students for lifelong success

What you will NOT be doing

  • Falling into the routine of traditional educational methods; no stuffy lectures or rigid lesson plans. You're neither a tutor nor a teaching assistant.
  • Overlooking the importance of personal growth and development within the educational journey.
  • Limiting students to conventional learning tools and methods, ignoring the power of technology and innovation.

Key responsibilities

Your mission is to deliver on Alpha's promises, helping students embrace a limitless mindset and fostering an environment where learning knows no bounds.

Candidate requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in any subject
  • A proven track record of exceptional achievement and high performance, such as academic scholars (National Merit, Fulbright), competitive athletes (Division I, Olympians), competition champions (chess, debate, science fairs), or similar.
  • Strong public speaking skills, with a demonstrated ability to engage and energize audiences
  • A desire to connect, inspire, and motivate K-8th grade students
  • Legal right to work in the US without visa sponsorship
  • Willingness to work in-person in Austin, TX, Brownsville, TX, or Miami, FL
How it works

Applying for a role? Here’s what to expect.

We’ve curated a series of steps that take the guesswork (and cognitive bias) out of recruiting the best person.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.
STEP 1

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.
STEP 2

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.
STEP 3

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.
STEP 4

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.
STEP 5

Accept Job Offer.

Celebrate!
STEP 6

Celebrate!

Frequently asked questions

About the role

About Crossover

What you will learn

Your experience at Alpha will be unlike any other! You will become an expert on motivating kids, on cutting-edge learning software, on how to design a great workshop step-by-step, and on how to deliver workshops that kids can't wait to participate in. Along the way, you will build lifelong bonds with kids and their families.

Why Crossover

Recruitment sucks. So we’re fixing it.

The Olympics of work

The Olympics of work

It’s super hard to qualify—extreme quality standards ensure every single team member is at the top of their game.

Premium pay for premium talent

Premium pay for premium talent

Over 50% of new hires double or triple their previous pay. Why? Because that’s what the best person in the world is worth.

Shortlist by skills, not bias

Shortlist by skills, not bias

We don’t care where you went to school, what color your hair is, or whether we can pronounce your name. Just prove you’ve got the skills.