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Online School Grader, Teaching Assistant - Coding Olympiad

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) is on a mission to discover, inspire, and train the great problem solvers of the next generation. Since 2003, we have trained hundreds of thousands of the country’s top students, including nearly all the members of the US International Math Olympiad team, through our online school, in-person academies, textbooks, and online learning systems. While our primary focus has been math for most of our history, through the years we have expanded our unique problem solving curriculum into subjects, such as language arts, science, and computer science.

AoPS Online is our original online education experience, and is independent from AoPS Academy. AoPS Online offers rigorous, high-quality math curriculum and online STEM classes for middle and high school students to help them expand and deepen their mathematical thinking. We also offer specialty courses to prepare students for particular math and science competitions. Our current offerings include math, Python, chemistry, and physics. For more information on our classes and to see a list of full offerings, check out our course catalog

Please note that we are currently hiring for CodeWOOT, our Olympiad-level computer science class. Due to the difficulty of the content, we are are looking for applicants with coding competition experience. 

Our online positions are an excellent opportunity for developing mentoring skills and earning money remotely in a flexible, convenient fashion. In this role, you can choose to do any of the following tasks:

Thousands of writing problems are collected every week. Graders provide guidance and personalized feedback about what the student did well and how they can improve. Grading can be done at any time.

Message Board Moderator (Halper)
Our "halpers" guide students on our message boards by providing hints and encouragement when students post questions about homework. Halping is scheduled throughout the workday.

Our teaching assistants supplement students’ learning experiences by answering questions in real time during our live classes. Classes run from 7:20 - 9:00 pm ET (4:20 - 6:00 pm PT) and are conducted using a combination of text and LaTeX; there is no video or audio.

Job Benefits

  • Starting pay rate is $18 per hour with opportunity for promotions.
  • Positions are highly flexible and can be performed anywhere with a stable internet connection.
  • Excellent opportunity to develop mentoring skills while working with amazing students!


AoPS Online hires instructors located worldwide. Your current location will influence whether we are able to offer you part-time or freelance work in this role.