Application Process Overview

Kaplan's teacher hiring process is designed to help us identify and select top talent. You'll find a brief overview of each step of our selection process below. It's not easy to become a Kaplan teacher, but those who do meet our requirements find the opportunity immensely meaningful and rewarding, and have fun along the way!

Our Application Process

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Audition
Step 3: Interview
Step 4: Technical Evaluation & Assessment
Step 5: Training and Teaching!

Step 1: Apply Online
Apply to teach for Kaplan Test Prep online via our careers gateway here.Your application will be reviewed by our Faculty Recruitment Team. Those who possess the qualifications that match our minimum requirements will be contacted to move forward in the process.

Step 2: Audition
During your audition you'll be asked to record a brief, instructional presentation in an online format. We'll evaluate your presentation skills and your ability to effectively convey the material.

Step 3: Interview
During your interview you'll speak with the Faculty Hiring Manager for the specific location in which you are applying. We will get to know you better and assess whether your qualifications match the requirements of our open position. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the position a bit better as well, and to decide if it is a good fit for you.

Step 4: Technical Evaluation & Assessment (Kaplan Teacher Development Program)
You'll be invited to attend a technical evaluation session led by one of our Kaplan Teacher Trainers. You will be asked to prepare and present 2-4 sample problems, and then answer a few additional questions about yourself. After presenting each question, you will receive feedback and coaching, and will be asked to incorporate this into your next problem. Prior to this session you will be provided with the sample questions as well as additional suggested resources to help you prepare. After passing the technical evaluation, you will become a Kaplan Faculty Member and will begin your paid training program!

Step 5: Training and Teaching!
You will attend a customized, asynchronous training program that will prepare you to be an excellent Kaplan teacher. Your training will continue into your first class and beyond, and you will be provided with a mentor who can offer guidance and support as a Kaplan instructor. You will also work closely with your Faculty Manager to find an appropriate first class schedule and course. Congratulations! You are ready to teach for Kaplan!

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