Jobs - Tutoring Director | Nurturing Wisdom Tutoring

San Francisco Bay Area Tutoring Director

Are you energized by making someone's day? Do you enjoy collaborating with a team to help students achieve their educational goals? Are you invigorated by solving problems?

If so, we'd love to hear from you! While we're not actively hiring for a tutoring director right now, we're always on the lookout for great people to join our team. Please read more about this position below and fill out an application if you would like to be considered for future openings.

Our dream candidate is someone who...

  • Believes in the benefits of individualized education and is excited to coordinate it
  • Enjoys building relationships with parents, referral sources, and co-workers
  • Shares our values and follows our guiding principles
  • Understands that listening is vital to understanding, efficiency, and customer service
  • Finds joy in going the extra mile to make someone’s day
  • Sees challenges as puzzles to solve and opportunities to build resilience
  • Balances urgency and patience, confidence and humility, independence and collaboration
  • Thinks creatively, takes initiative, and isn’t afraid of change
  • Pays attention to detail but can also step back and spot trends

They’ll put all of that to work when they…

  • Talk with prospective families about how NW’s customized instruction and dedicated team can support their child
  • Get to know parents and students through in-depth consultations and regular check-ins
  • Collaborate with the NW team of tutors, coaches, graders, and other directors to make strong matches, develop customized tutoring plans, celebrate progress, and course correct
  • Reach out to educational consultants, school administrators, therapists, and other new and established referral sources to get them excited about working with NW, keep them up to date on our work, and share resources
  • Work closely with NW owners on marketing strategy/execution

Our new director must have…

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years’ experience in education or other work with families
  • Availability to work one or two evenings a week in addition to daytime hours Monday-Friday; availability for infrequent weekend events
  • 30-40 hours per week to devote to this job. Because we’re looking for just the right person, we’re open to someone looking for full-time work, as well as applicants looking to work 30 hours per week.
  • Ability to work from home - we don’t have a brick and mortar office!
  • A car to travel to meetings


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Strong company culture
  • Commitment to growth and development of staff
  • Collaboration with other educational professionals, including our team of tutoring directors, tutoring coaches, management, and administrative staff
  • Support for new ideas, innovation, and streamlining

At Nurturing Wisdom, we’re always learning...

Established in 2005 by a former high school teacher, Nurturing Wisdom ​Tutoring ​offers one-to-one in-home and online tutoring in Chicagoland, the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond. We customize tutoring for students of all ages for test prep, academics, and executive functioning so that they can improve scores and grades, become more confident learners, develop a growth mindset, and transfer what they've learned to other areas of their lives.

We believe in the notion that it takes a village, and our team of tutors, directors, and coaches works closely together to develop curious and independent learners. Our families love us because we get great results and give them lots of personal attention. Our staff enjoys working for NW because we’re an innovative and friendly company of people who are passionate about education!

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