GetEdu, Inc

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Creative Writing Coach

Programs | Silicon Valley | Contract

Job Description

GetEdu: We’re looking for outstanding creative writing coaches!

About Us:

Founded in 2015 by a group of entrepreneurs and educators, GetEdu, Inc. ( is a Silicon Valley-based internet startup focused on connecting learners with coaches to build skills in creativity, design and communications. With an innovative online platform and diverse global community, GetEdu delivers unprecedented learning and coaching experience for all levels. We are looking for exceptionally passionate and gifted creative writing professionals and teachers to join our coaching team.

About You:

As a writer yourself, you love the challenge of crafting stories, the art of the story itself, and creative uses of language to show your audience what’s in your imagination. You are also a thoughtful and engaging teacher who knows how to teach others in developing creative writing skills. Not one for “lecturing” in front of others, your teaching style brings a dynamicism to the learning experience that sparks the kind of thought provoking questions from students that only master teachers can elicit.

GetEdu is looking for offline and online coaches to join our year-round coaching team for classes that are in development.

Coaching Role(s):

We have two:

(1) leading students in discussion sessions and offering feedback on weekly assignments

(2) offering feedback on weekly assignments.

Through either our self-paced program or live session options, students will watch video lessons. In our live session model, students will participate in a video conference with you, the coach!  These  interactive sessions are yours to design with your student group. In addition, you will be answering questions by students in an ongoing way. At the end of the course, you will use GetEdu tools to provide a final summary report to the student.

Role Requirements:

  • Available at some point during our course sessions: October - June,  primarily during the online teaching hours ( 5 pm PST - 10 pm pst on Fridays and or Saturdays in the US

  • Flexible work through the course management platform (you just need access to the internet)

  • Have experience with /willing to learn how to use an online course management system

  • Have experience with/willing to learn how to use a video conferencing tool

  • Are in graduate school, recent graduate-level graduate

Application Requirements:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Writing Sample

  • Lesson Plan

  • LinkedIn Profile Link

Nice To Have:

  • Portfolio or Blog
  • 1 minute video: show us your teaching skills in action!

An Excellent Fit Would Have:

  • Experience working with students from Asia in English is a plus
  • Teaching experience and/or curriculum development and design experience
  • Experienced, master K-20 teacher

...but these are not requirements.  Please apply showing us your unique, valuable skills!

Other Things To Know:

  • Pay rates vary based upon experience.
  • This role is flexible. As long as you have a reliable internet connection, you are all set to teach!

We are searching for talented, passionate coaches to join our dedicated team, and expand education to more and more kids all over the world!  If you are experienced, passionate about education and you deeply value the craft of teaching, we would love to hear from you! 

- The GetEdu Team