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How can you become a Cuemath teacher?

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5th January 2021              

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Introduction

Cuemath was born with a vision to help students learn math the right way and overcome the difficulties they face due to traditional blackboard learning. We have carefully designed the math learning programs for all age groups.

As the math experts, our mission is to lead the way in building mathematical thinking in children to enable them to become the problem solvers and creative thinkers of the future.

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What are the three steps to become a Cuemath teacher?

Step 1: Complete the online job application form.
Step 2: Shortlisted applicants need to register for the training by paying the fee for an electronic writing pad
Step 3: Complete the training courses along with the corresponding evaluations to get certified

At each step Cuemath will be constant touch with you to help progress to the next stage.


What do we check in the entire process?

Prior teaching experience is not required.  

We check for 3 skills and make sure that space and hygiene conditions are provided for.

Math ability: Cuemath teacher partners are required to handle the responsibilities of delivering learning outcomes to students by delivering the program. Therefore we check for proficiency with Math for teaching high school level classes.

teacher solving math problems

Empathy with children: At Cuemath, we believe that knowing math is not enough to teach math to children, you must also have an ability to work well with children and to motivate them to learn. These attributes ensure that teachers deliver learning outcomes consistently.

teacher explaining math concept to the student

Communicate effectively with parents: Teachers also need to work along with the Cuemath team to grow their learning centre by gathering enrolments from their vicinity. For this the ability to communicate well is required.  

teacher telling about her child behavior to the parents

Space and Hygiene: Sufficient space at home to accommodate 6 students for running the centre.

spacious room to accommodate students


What does Cuemath expect from a math teacher?

What is the qualifying criteria to be shortlisted for training?

Before we begin the process we assess the following and follow it up with a telephonic screening.

  1. The applicant’s education qualifications
  2. Time commitment from the applicant, up to 6 students at a time
  3. Continuity of the center: Will the applicant continue for a sufficient period

The second level of shortlisting will be through a telephonic interview where one of our associates will have a detailed conversation about the role requirements and assess if the applicant fits the requirements.

The applicants are also briefed about the details on revenue, growth and management of the centre etc. The applicant’s understanding and agreement to these details is very important to make the decision of continuing the Cuemath journ

What will be checked in the telephonic screening?

The telephonic screening will be to reconfirm some of the information that you have provided via the online application. Additionally, there will be a few questions to understand your profile. Here are some indicative questions for you:

  1. Could you walk me through your profile?
  2. What made you choose Cuemath?
  3. How much do you know about Cuemath?
  4. Do you have any issues with any of the terms and conditions shared?

Some other steps to follow are:

Do you need to pay? How much? Why?

A total investment of Rs. 9990 is needed.

Each Cuemath teacher needs to invest in an Electronic writing pad. 

Once registered, the teachers will need to complete a training course to understand the job responsibilities and acquire additional skills. At the time of registration, you will need to pay a fee of Rs 9990.

The Rs 9990 payment is like an Earnest Money deposit and designed to make sure that only committed teachers progress into training, as the entire cost of the training is borne by Cuemath.

For more details on refund due to any reason please refer our policy.

Does paying the registration fee mean that you are accepted as a teacher?

The registration fee marks the acceptance of the application for the Cuemath teacher training program. The applicant needs to successfully complete the training courses to be certified as a teacher.

The registration fee is refunded net off Rs. 2000 towards handling and platform charges in the following scenarios:

You were not accepted in the last attempt. Can you re-apply?

Yes. One can reapply to the role of Cuemath teacher partners. If you drop out, have not qualified you will be intimated by email. You can re-apply after 90 days from the date of this intimation.

My math skills are rusty, you have not done it for a long time. How can you overcome that?

This is a common question. Most of our current teachers do not have a formal teaching qualification. Cuemath will train and certify you as a teacher before you begin a class.

Refreshing the math knowledge and getting you up to speed is a major part of the training. Below are the key elements of training.


Cuemath training program 

Coach training teachers using whiteboard

What does the training cover?

The Cuemath courses cover the following topics.

Math Knowledge: One math course is part of the certification training. Others can be taken after the initial certification based on need.

Cuemath Curriculum: How is the curriculum designed?, How to personalize for students?.

Cuemath Method: How does the method work?, How to make best use of learning aids?.  

Engagement: How to build student engagement using the SPACE framework, specifically.

  1. How to plan for a class?
  2. What is the right way to respond to children, to build confidence & increase effort?
  3. How to accelerate learning through various strategies, what works, What does not?
  4. How to cue answers rather than simply giving them away?
  5. How to motivate students through intrinsic as well as extrinsic rewards?

The aim of the training is to prepare teachers to start their Cuemath center, confidently take their first Cuemath class, and most importantly ensure learning outcomes for all students.

How long does the training take?

At the right pace it will 7 days to complete the online training after which you can schedule an assessment as convenient with the Cuemath training team.

Some time some extra courses will be assigned basis the assessment and that can also be typically covered within 7 days. All online training can be done on a mobile or laptop as per your convenience.

Where does the training happen?

Many prospective teachers may not be able to regularly travel for an offline course. Therefore we have an online course that can be easily completed from the comfort of your home. However after the online courses are completed you will need to go to the nearest Cuemath office or certification center for an in person assessment.  

Online courses : Many prospective teachers may not be able to regularly travel for an offline course, a major part of the training is done online. All online training can be done on a mobile or laptop as per your convenience.

In-person certification : At the end of the course, there are one or two days of in-person training sessions to assess learning.

Continued Training : Post the certification there is continued training, that is both offline and online. Based on learning outcomes a teacher may be required to undergo a specific set of courses.

Does each city have a dedicated training team?

Each of our city teams have a dedicated training team. In addition, they are helped by existing Cuemath teachers who help train and hand hold the new teachers. These teachers are appropriately called buddies.

How does one get students?

Cuemath teachers get students by spreading awareness through local channels and generating word of mouth. Events that showcase the teacher – called Math workshops help in spreading the word.

A dedicated team of employees and Buddy teachers in cities help the new teachers to get students. In addition, Cuemath runs digital advertisements and channels the leads from these advertisements to teachers.


Conclusion

  • There are three steps that a prospective teacher has to complete to become a Cuemath teacher. Successful completion of online application, telephonic screening followed by registration, and the training course.
  • Training is mainly online with a Face to Face assessment at the end of the training course
  • Total investment of Rs. 9990 needs to be paid upfront. This amount includes your training and setup cost.  

About Cuemath

Cuemath, a student-friendly mathematics platform, conducts regular Online Live Classes for academics and skill-development and their Mental Math App, on both iOS and Android, is a one-stop solution for kids to develop multiple skills. Understand the Cuemath Fee structure and sign up for a free trial.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the salary of Cuemath teacher?

The single most important factor that determines how much you will earn as a Cuemath teacher is the amount of time you are willing to devote in conducting the Cuemath classes. If you devote 3 hours a day, 6 days a week, you could earn up to Rs. 45000 a month.

2. How is Cuemath curriculum/methodology in Cuemath Online Program different from school/tuition?

We have a unique teaching methodology that enables students to develop a strong reasoning and mathematical mindset.

3. Is Cuemath A Genuine Opportunity For Teachers?

As of August 2020, we have over 60,000 students as part of the program. We are supported by two of the top venture capital firms in the world- Sequoia and Google Capital. We have stringent selection guidelines. Read on to find if Cuemath will be a good opportunity for you.


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