OPT Sponsorship | Full-Time Education Associate @Cardinal Education Scholars (Burlingame and Daly City, CA)

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Cardinal Education Scholars is seeking a dedicated Associate to help build its team in Daly City, CA!  CES is a multiyear, cohort-based program that intervenes in the academic paths of driven Bay Area middle-school students. CES provides demanding and individualized academic skills coaching as well as one-on-one tutoring at no cost to students’ families.


Tutoring and Mentoring

  • Become one-on-one academic companions for students and families, following them through middle school and supporting them however possible
    • Support students in a 3-hour Saturday session with academic work from the program or school
    • Foster students’ skills in time management, studying, and prioritization
    • Provide emotional and social support and advocate for the student to the family
    • Engage in intellectual conversations with students on various topics, including historical events, social movements, current events, etc., based on each student’s interests
    • Conduct weekly one-on-one sessions with students
    • Advise students and their families on extracurricular pursuits and academic/social challenges

Application Assistance

  • Direct and advise 8th graders and their families through the Bay Area independent high school application process, including: coordinating transportation to events, essay brainstorming and editing, and prep for tests and interviews
  • Explore scholarship and summer opportunities and support students through the application process

Program Development

  • Develop new curriculum
  • Spur public relations efforts
  • Communicate and form partnerships with local public and private schools
  • Help recruit and interview new students and families



  • Have a car or personal vehicle (excluding bicycles) and a willingness to travel to site, schools (located as north as East Bay/Oakland and as south as Stanford/ Palo Alto), and other locations for field trips.
  • Have a current driver’s license, insurance, and active car registration
  • Have a willingness to work evenings and weekends to meet objectives


  • No previous full-time work experience or tutoring experience is required. The AmeriCorps team and Cardinal Education Scholars team will provide training. However, tutoring and/or test prep experience is a plus.
  • Experience in developing and/or completing complex projects
  • Experience in working successfully in a group
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others


  • Bachelor’s Degree by the start date

Knowledge and Skills

  • A high level of energy and sociability
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a broad spectrum of people including teachers, students, and tutors
  • A highly process-oriented and detail-oriented approach to work
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and/or Google Docs
  • Exceptional one-to-one instructional ability
  • Able to coach math through geometry
  • Spanish, Mandarin, and/or Cantonese fluency desired

Location: Burlingame and Daly City, CA

OPT: Yes

H1B: Yes, for right candidates, but no promises

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@hgplus.com with the position you are applying for in the subject line.


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