Lead EQ Coach
$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)

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Are you an innovative and passionate expert in sports psychology and emotional intelligence (EQ), eager to shape the minds of tomorrow? Alpha seeks a leader to spearhead a groundbreaking EQ program that transcends traditional education boundaries.

At Alpha, we believe in nurturing holistic development through a unique blend of sports psychology, neuroscience, and mindfulness. Our approach is dynamic, engaging, and tailored to foster cognitive empowerment and a growth mindset in our students. In this role, you will have the exciting opportunity to design and implement an AI-driven EQ program, creating a transformative educational experience. Our environment encourages students to break mental barriers, harness their cognitive potential, and develop a comprehensive understanding of their emotional and social dynamics.

Why choose Alpha?

  • Competitive pay - we believe you shouldn't take a pay cut to work in education
  • Remote work experts - we are a hybrid team of on-campus educators and fully remote staff, with robust asynchronous communication tools and processes that enable success
  • AI-First mindset - we believe generative AI (ChatGPT, Claude, etc.) is our superpower, allowing us to work better, faster, and smarter
  • Growth and learning culture - we model the growth & learning we expect our students to embrace, so you'll receive coaching, training, and opportunities for leadership

What you will be doing

  • Counseling individual students and interacting with parents to provide targeted emotional guidance and support.
  • Developing and leading interactive, research-based workshops to teach and reinforce EQ skills in students.
  • Collaborating closely with educators, providing them with tools and strategies to enhance EQ development in the classroom.
  • Utilizing AI tools to augment and personalize the EQ learning experience for students and educators alike.

What you will NOT be doing

  • Providing therapy or long-term counseling services.
  • Diagnosing or acting as the sole provider of treatment for mental health needs.
  • Limiting your impact to conventional SEL approaches; instead, you'll be pioneering innovative, AI-driven methodologies.

Key responsibilities

  • Build Alpha's EQ program from scratch, infusing elements of sports psychology and growth mindset.
  • Implement rigorous, AI-enhanced strategies to support students in achieving their highest potential.
  • Continuously engage in research to keep the program at the forefront of EQ education.

Candidate requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience in a role related to EQ, motivational psychology, sports psychology, or applied neuroscience OR a degree in one of these fields
  • At least 2 years of experience in the research, development, and implementation of educational programs
  • Experience evaluating and adapting various EQ resources to enhance educational programs or initiatives
  • An eagerness to rapidly learn and master AI tools and their applications in elevating educational experiences

Nice to have

  • Master's degree in a counseling-related field
  • Experience in K-12 school counseling, with a deep understanding of IEPs, 504 Plans, and learning accommodations
  • National Certified Counselor certification and Texas licensure (or eligibility to transfer license to Texas)
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.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.

Accept Job Offer.



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