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Pearson Education

Computer Science Tutor -- Remote (2106723)

Science and Research

Food Science



Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Computer Science Tutor -- Remote - ( 2106723 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Smarthinking, a Pearson service unit, is seeking part-time tutors enthusiastic for online education with a passion for helping students to improve their lives through learning. Smarthinking provides online tutoring to support colleges, universities, and individuals in 1:1 sessions. Our tutors work remotely from any US-based location to guide students to a deeper understanding of their course content.

At Pearson and within Smarthinking, we will help you achieve your goals through training, professional development, and networking opportunities. Smarthinking provides a flexible environment to engage with students that allows you to work around your existing commitments. Using our proprietary tools, you will have an opportunity to connect with students globally while maintaining both student and tutor privacy. Our tutors enjoy the satisfaction of observing a student’s learning process and coaching a student to that “a-ha” moment.

The position is open to applicants in any state, and hourly rates, while generally $16/hr may vary depending on a location's minimum wage. The anticipated starting hourly wage for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $16/hr. This position is not eligible to participate in an incentive program. Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


This is a remote position that will require tutors to work at any location with reliable access to a computer and Internet. Candidates must reside in the United States and, if hired, be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States.

We are seeking tutors with one or more of the following backgrounds:

  • CompTIA Security concepts (Security assessments, Organizational Security standards, Cloud computing concepts, Cryptography and security key management, Social engineering techniques)
  • CompTIA Networking (Network protocols and services, Establishing and automating secure baselines for Windows and Linux servers, Cabling, device, and storage technologies, Network troubleshooting methodologies, Common networking hardware and infrastructure setup, Preventative and remedial network maintenance)
  • Common programming languages (Java, Python, C, C , C#, SQL)

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :



Job : Learning Delivery

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Entry Level

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Aug 18, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Part-time Regular

Req ID: 2106723