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$60,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($30 USD/hour)

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This is an in-person role at our Austin, TX campus.

Inspire a love for learning in K-8 students at Alpha!

Are you passionate about working with young students and sparking their enthusiasm for learning? Alpha is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team, working with students in grades K-8. This entry-level position offers an incredible opportunity to make a positive impact on the educational journey of young learners.

Alpha School is anything but ordinary. We've created an innovative learning environment that encourages exploration, creativity, and self-paced growth. You'll have the chance to connect with students on a peer level, inspiring them to discover their full potential and develop a lifelong love for learning.

What you will be doing

  • Live workshops: One-hour sessions with K-8th grade students, coaching them on valuable life skills like public speaking, focus, and giving and receiving feedback
  • Motivation sessions: Encouraging students to advance in their academic apps and achieve their learning goals

What you will NOT be doing

  • Teaching or tutoring. Students learn solely from self-guided, adaptive learning apps.
  • Leading traditional lectures that students find boring or lack interaction.
  • Pushing kids to the point of burnout or disengagement.

Key responsibilities

Follow our time-tested playbooks to ensure that:

  • 100% of students achieve their academic goals
  • 100% of students master core life skills, as measured by real-world challenges
  • 100% of students love school

Candidate requirements

  • College degree in any subject
  • Legal right to work in the US without visa sponsorship
  • Willingness to relocate to Austin, TX
  • Desire to spend your day motivating and coaching K-8 students
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.



Frequently asked questions

About the role

About Crossover

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.