General Academic is actively hiring brilliant tutors to join our Houston team; no car is required when working from our Rice Village office. Tutoring K12 students is both emotionally fulfilling and financially rewarding.

We are Houston’s premier tutoring, test prep, enrichment, and publishing company based in the Rice Village. Since our start out of a Rice University dorm room in 2003, we have helped thousands of students achieve their potential.

More than 50,000 families annually seek out our advice, research, and analysis. Our publications include comprehensive school data at the Houston School Survey ( and more than 40 full-length practice tests for the ISEE, SAT, and ACT.

Now Hiring for Fall of 2022

We seek the brightest, most charismatic, would-be educators to join our exceptional team of academic subject and standardized test tutors. In exchange for your extraordinary talent, we offer high pay, good clients, and a fun, flexible work environment. We are actively hiring tutors for our Houston office:

  • Peer Tutors are current university undergraduates or recent alumni who form the majority of our team. Candidates need not have significant previous experience or be capable in all subjects; however, they should have a superior academic record and test scores. No car is required as tutors may meet clients at our Study Lounge near the Rice Village.
  • Pro Tutors are current university graduate students or experienced hires who provide our highest level of service. Candidates should possess at least 1 year of applicable experience and possess broad capabilities especially in math and science. A car is required.

Benefits of joining the General Academic Team of Peer & Pro Tutors

  • High pay – pay starts at $28/hr (Peer Tutoring) and $49/hr (Pro Test Prep)
  • Guaranteed hours – popular tutors can easily get 20+ hours a week
  • Promotions – we offer more than 8 pay levels for up to 3x pay for long-term tutors
  • W2 employee – we pay your employment taxes vs 1099 contractors, which adds up to more than 15%
  • Flexibility – work when and with whom you want
  • Fantastic clients and students – established client relationships that can last years
  • Great support – a team of more than 40 brilliant people to make you look even better
  • Rice Village location – more than 8,500 square feet of cool, loft space

Interested candidates should apply online at

General Academic does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.


  • Stephen Hayes

    Stephen Hayes is General Academic's Vice President. Stephen created the curriculum for our ISEE, SAT, PSAT, and ACT services, and he is always happy to talk shop about any of your academic needs. Stephen loves to travel abroad, especially if it’s to Iceland! He graduated from Houston Baptist University with a BA in English in 2010, and he has been a Texan since age 4.

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