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Recruitment process

Our interview process is thorough. We assess character, academic ability, and other qualities to ensure that our tutors meet Achieve's standard of excellence. We recruit tutors that enjoy teaching and working with youth. Our tutors have an exceptionally strong background in math and/or science and many of them have advanced degrees. Many are certified teachers and professionals. They are passionate about learning and are highly experienced in tutoring.

Tutor profiles

Pat Cheetham Pat Cheetham graduated from UCLA in 2008 with a degree in Political Science and an emphasis in International Relations. He studied Mandarin for two years in university, and upon graduating became certified as a TEFL/TESL teacher in order to teach English in China. Pat taught at a high school in China for one year and returned to the states to pursue a masters. He especially enjoys working with kids at the high school level.

Maiba Bodrick Maiba Bodrick graduated Summa Cum Laude from Howard University with a B.F.A. in Theatre Education. She combines her passion for education with her flair for theatricality to create a unique tutoring environment. Although she is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, she has grown to love working with students of the DC metro area.

Brittany Mackel Brittany Mackel was born and raised in the Washington, DC area. She received both her BA in Psychology and her MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. In her free time, she loves to travel and be with friends and family. Brittany has always wanted to be a teacher and currently teaches 2nd grade in Adelphi, MD. She particularly wanted to work with Achieve Tutoring because she shares their desire to help students excel in their learning and achieve their educational goals.

Why work for Achieve?

When you work with Achieve, you become part of a team of dedicated educators who are committed to quality instruction. As an Achieve tutor, you have the opportunity to make a lasting, noticeable difference with students. Achieve takes a team-oriented approach, valuing each tutor's input and experiences. Tutors are encouraged to share knowledge, ideas, and expertise in order to enrich the team as a whole. This includes opportunities to incorporate your own materials and instructional strategies into your lessons. As a tutor, you also have the convenience of a flexible schedule.

If you are interested in joining our team of tutors, please send your resume to