Teaching Fellow Application

Thank you for your interest in tutoring with Hatch Tutors! The deadline is August 26th, 2022 for those interested in being a Teaching Fellow for our fall cycle. The application has three short sections and should take no longer than 10-15 minutes to complete. You will be contacted by email by a member of our team no later than September 2nd.

The Hatch spring cycle will be an 12-week program from September 16th, 2022 to December 9th, 2022.

Role Summary

Hatch Tutors is looking for college students and recent graduates to fill the Teaching Fellow position who are passionate about tutoring and are responsible and organized. Teaching Fellows are responsible for tutoring at least one student over a 12 week period and engaging with their Teaching Fellow community through small-group teaching improvement and personal development meetings (known as Flock meetings). They will work closely with their Head Teaching Fellow to make the tutee experience fulfilling and fun for the cycle!

Role Responsibilities

  • Tutor at least 1 student for an entire 12 week cycle

  • Asynchronously watch training modules and discuss them with your flock in two sessions

  • Dedicate at least 1.5 hours with each tutee/week (including 30 minutes of preparation)

  • Meet with Flock once/month to improve and personalize teaching strategies

  • Check-in regularly with Head Teaching Fellow once/month at minimum (email or text)

  • Participate in and actively support Flock activities led by the Head Teaching Fellow

Skills & Qualifications

  • High school graduate (qualified high school seniors may also apply)

  • Previous experience with tutoring (helpful, but not required)

  • Active, responsible, organized, engaging, independent

  • Responsive to communications and actively engages in conversation

NOTE: If you have any questions about the application or role, please contact hatchtutors@gmail.com.

Questions with * are required.

Applicant Information

How did you hear about Hatch? If you heard about us from a specific person or organization, let us know the name of that person:

Short Answer Questions

Please answer the following prompts to help us get to know you:

Please briefly list your previous tutoring / teaching experiences, including the number of years. (Note: Prior experience is not required. If this applies to you, please briefly describe why you would like to become involved in tutoring.

What qualities do you think are important for a Teaching Fellow to have when working with students and families? Please describe instances in which you have demonstrated these qualities.

Say you have a tutee who is disinterested or unfocused during tutoring sessions. How would you help this tutee become more engaged with the lesson?

What specific steps would you take to understand your tutee’s needs?

Please review the Teaching Fellow role description and Hatch mission statement here: https://tinyurl.com/hatchtutorrole. Why is this mission important to you?

We expect Teaching Fellows to dedicate at least 1.5 hours to preparing and conducting tutoring sessions for each student each week. There will also be two hours of required meetings each month for program improvement, professional development, and community building. The fall cycle will run from September 16th to December 9th. Please briefly describe your ability to meet this time commitment, including any conflicts you anticipate.

What are some of your interests and hobbies? (Optional)


Please select all that apply:

You have access to a device with good service on which you can conduct phone calls. (While we prefer tutoring sessions to happen over video calls, this is not always possible for some of our students.)
You have access to an institutional Zoom account. This would allow you to host meetings longer than 45 minutes. (This is not required; we will provide access if you do not have it.)

What age group(s) are you interested in tutoring?

Lower elementary (Grades K-2)
Higher elementary (Grades 3-5)
Middle School
High School

To help us match you with your student, select all days that work for you on a weekly basis from September 16th, 2022 to December 9th, 2022. (NOTE: Please pick at least 2 available times to speed up the matching process)


What subject(s) are you interested and confident in tutoring?

English Reading
English Writing
Math (up to Algebra)
Computer Science
SAT all subjects
SAT math
SAT reading
SAT writing
ACT all subjects
ACT English
ACT Reading
ACT writing
ACT Science
ACT Math
College Applications

Are you comfortable tutoring students in any non-English language? This may include conducting sessions and/or communicating with students/parents in that language.

Other Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a Head Teaching Fellow? Head Teaching Fellows are responsible for providing support to other Teaching Fellows, fostering community, and acting as the node for Teaching Fellows to the larger Hatch organization. If this sounds exciting to you, please apply here.

Do you have any questions or comments you would like to share with the Hatch executive team? For important questions, please email hatchtutors@gmail.com.

Please share our K-12 tutee application with those in your network who fit our target demographic!

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Please continue to check your email within the next two weeks so that you do not miss important emails from us! Thank you for applying and the team looks forward to reading your application.