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Director, Tutoring Hiring

Title: Director, Tutoring Hiring – Remote

Location: United States


A pioneer in K12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states.

Amplify Tutoring launched in response to heightened student needs driven by disruptions in schooling and unfinished learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. High-dosage tutoring has gained national momentum as a proven research-based support to close achievement gaps for students. This is an opportunity to join an innovative, rapidly growing team that is helping schools, districts, and states to scale high-impact tutoring programs and meet student needs. Amplify works in close partnership with districts and states on an array of tutoring initiatives, including providing small group reading tutoring directly to district students through Amplify Tutors, tutoring materials and professional development for district-managed tutors, and consultancy services for districts to scope and implement in-house high-impact tutoring.

Amplify is looking to hire a Director, Tutoring Hiring with extensive experience in collecting, organizing, and utilizing data to make programmatic decisions and facilitate partnerships in a fast-paced environment. This person will leverage these skills, in particular, to recruit and hire highly effective virtual literacy tutors.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented leader comfortable with ambiguity. They will be well-versed in data analysis and hiring best practices.


The Director, Tutoring Hiring will lead all aspects of the Tutor hiring and initial onboarding process, driving a strong talent acquisition strategy, developing scalable infrastructures to support hiring, and owning the overall candidate experience from recruitment to beginning initial training. The Director, Tutoring Hiring will work closely with internal regional directors to ascertain needs and trends, partner with Amplify’s HR team and third-party staffing partnerships to recruit and hire.


  • Collaborate with Amplify’s HR team to drive Tutor talent acquisition strategy and design scalable procedures to support hiring
  • Refine hiring process (including tasks and live interview processes) and facilitate processes to ensure high-quality tutors are hired on the desired timelines
  • Build and maintain a data reporting system and dashboard to analyze and share data that allows the department to analyze trends related to tutor hiring and retention to support national and region-specific strategy
  • Identify needed improvements to recruitment, hiring, and retention strategy and assist in developing and facilitating solutions
  • Create a tutor hiring forecasting model to support and streamline the scaling of tutoring and assist with district and state partnership conversations
  • Manage and support staffing vendor relationships, including driving the rate of hiring and identifying ways that vendors can support Tutor engagement and retention
  • Partner closely with HR and Legal to understand and develop guidance for state and district-specific background clearances and mandatory reporting training
  • Think through process improvement with an eye toward innovation and detail
  • Leverage technology to increase efficiency
  • Stay up to date and share out research and industry trends related to tutor hiring and development
  • Innovate and react quickly as business realities change, staying up to date on best practices
  • Facilitate regular stand-up meetings with key partners to measure project progress against goals, objectives, and timelines
  • Work closely with Tutoring Operations to maintain up-to-date and accurate personnel records that drive cross-regional scheduling and hiring needs, as well as implementation next steps


  • 2+ years’ experience in project management, product management, or a similar field
  • Experience developing and managing large-scale projects in an education setting, including creating detailed plans, forecasting and meeting deadlines, and maintaining a budget
  • Demonstrated proficiency in building and maintaining data management systems
  • Experience analyzing project feedback data and using it to inform implementation next steps
  • Experience leading hiring and onboarding at scale (hundreds or thousands of hires in less than 6 months)
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in building new projects, both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience effectively managing and prioritizing multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Proven experience in using Google Apps, especially Google Sheets


  • 2+ years’ experience related to recruitment and onboarding
  • Prior experience working with a tutoring program
  • Knowledge of and experience using Amplify mCLASS products
  • Experience using Smartsheet, Looker Studio, and/or WordPress
  • Biliteracy a plus (Spanish)

Amplify’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided.