Youth Development Specialist, gt.school (Remote) - $100,000/year USD
Company: Crossover for Work
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Crossover is the world's #1 source of full-time remote jobs. Our
clients offer top-tier pay for top-tier talent. We're recruiting
this role for our client, gt.school. Have you got what it
Have you competed at an elite level (Division 1 Collegiate
Athletics, Professional, Olympics, etc.)? Do you enjoy working with
kids? Do you want to help the next generation of young people
become the success story of their dreams?
We're looking for high-performing individuals who understand that
students have unlimited potential and that success is the
combination of hard work, discipline, and consistency.
GT School is an innovative start-up in the education sector. We
firmly believe that the mindset and habits that make successful
athletes are the same traits that make successful people.
In this role, you will virtually connect with gifted and talented
students and foster their academic achievement. In addition, you
will be a role model who shares personal experiences through sport
to instill life skills in students.
GT School is building an online community focusing on the most
underserved customer base in US education - Gifted & Talented kids.
GT School utilizes a winning combination of technology, coaching,
and community to deliver motivation by the boatload. We equip
students with the mindset and habits to achieve their
If getting to work with kids, using your background in sports, and
talking about goals and motivation every day sounds too good to be
true, it's because the remote coaching job was designed for someone
like you. We would love to have you join our team of like-minded
What You Will Be Doing
Conducting 1:1 calls and group calls with students over Zoom to
motivate and coach students (working around their schedule in North
American time zones)
Using adaptive technology to understand better where a student is
at in their academics and how they can improve
Running our Life Skills Boot Camp with cohorts of students entering
Developing common interests by learning about what kids love
Fostering accountability through positive feedback and connection,
Collaborating with other coaches to continuously upgrade our
curriculum and coaching strategies
What You Won't Be Doing
Teaching math, grammar, science, or any academic material
Supervising students as an authority figure or "managing"
Spending time with students without a clear purpose
Setting a low bar for what students can achieve
Youth Development Specialist Key Responsibilities
Motivating students to their full potential through encouragement,
guiding them to success, and celebrating their accomplishments
Creating a relationship with students based on trust and a personal
connection; students need to want to talk with you, not dread
Delivering motivation and inspiration based on positive feedback
and student-led conversations
Sharing the life skills gained through personal sports experiences
to help cultivate ownership, confidence, and positive habits
Maintaining a VERY high standard of excellence
1+ years of experience as an athlete in an elite setting (Division
I college sports, Olympic teams, Professional athletics, etc.)
1+ years of experience working with kids ages 11 - 17
Bachelor's degree in any discipline
Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check
gt.school is a stealth educational startup in Austin, Texas, the
center of educational innovation in the US. We are building an
online community focusing on the most underserved customer base in
US education - gifted and talented (GT) kids. We are a remote first
company who hires globally via Crossover.
There is so much to cover for this exciting role, and space here is
limited. Hit the Apply button if you found this interesting and
want to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!
Working with Crossover
This is a full-time (40 hours per week), long-term position. The
position is immediately available and requires entering into an
independent contractor agreement with Crossover. The compensation
level for this role is $50 USD/hour, which equates to $100,000
USD/year assuming 40 hours per week and 50 weeks per year. The
payment period is weekly. Consult www.crossover.com/help-and-faqs
for more details on this topic.
What to expect next:
You will receive an email with a link to start your self-paced,
online job application.
Our hiring platform will guide you through a series of online
"screening" assessments to check for basic job fit, job-related
skills, and finally a few real-world job-specific assignments.
Important! If you do not receive an email from us:
First, emails may take up to 15 minutes to send, refresh and check
Second, check your spam and junk folders for an email from
Crossover.com, mark as "Not Spam" since you will receive other
emails as well.
Third, we will send to whatever email account you indicated on the
Apply form - by default, that is the email address you use as your
LinkedIn username and it might be different than the one you have
If all else fails, just reset your password by visiting
https://www.crossover.com/auth/reset-password if you already
applied using LinkedIn EasyApply.
Crossover Job Code: LJ-4562-US-Boston-YouthDevelopme.016
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