Are you fascinated by learning?
Do you have a thirst to continue your own learning?
Specialty Tutoring may be a good fit for you!

Specialty Tutoring is always accepting resumes. We keep qualified applicants’ resumes on file and contact candidates when employment opportunities become available.  April, 2019 current positions available:  Learning Specialist, 21st CCLC Tutor at the Boys & Girls Club, Middle & High School Language Arts Tutor.

We welcome positive, patient, flexible, and caring people who would like to help children realize their potential and feel confident about learning. Although Specialty Tutoring’s instructional staff works individually with each child, we operate as a team united by the philosophy that each child has unique cognitive and curricular needs which can be effectively addressed using specialized, intensive, and interactive instruction in a one-on-one setting. There is a high level of personal satisfaction involved in this job as you see your training and effort result in recognizable changes in a child’s self-confidence and ability, and as you build meaningful relationships with the families.

Check out this short video to hear from some of our staff and parents about how you can make a difference by joining the Specialty Tutoring team:

Working Hours and Locations:
Most students are scheduled Monday through Thursday between 3:00 and 8:00 p.m., and Saturday mornings. Create a schedule that works for you (minimum of 8 tutoring hours per week; maximum 24 hours per week) within these timeframes. The majority of tutoring takes place at our Coldwater Rd. learning center, but sometimes staffing needs arise at various off-site locations.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • We do not hire for short-term, summer only, or substitute work.
  • Candidates must be able to pass a criminal history background check.
  • All instructional positions at Specialty Tutoring require experience with school-aged children; 4-year college degree preferred.
  • We do not offer any full-time or salaried positions, health or life insurance benefits.
  • There is a minimum of 8 hours per week required for all three instructional positions listed below.

POSITIONS:

Learning Specialist: This position is part-time, long-term, and year-round. Tutoring is one-on-one, cognitive and sensory-based, using research-based programs. This is a professional position, and requires ongoing dedication, motivation, and enthusiasm for individualizing each of your student’s tutoring sessions. Because of the time and energy commitment needed for the Learning Specialist position, we do not consider applicants who want to combine this position with full-time employment elsewhere.

In-house training is provided and is extensive and ongoing. Due to the amount of time and resources invested in the training process, preference is given to candidates who are seeking long-term employment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing each child’s needs based on parent input and Specialty Tutoring’s initial evaluation
  • Planning and preparation for each tutoring session
  • Record-keeping
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

Middle & High School Language Arts Tutor:  This position is part-time, long-term, and usually school-year based.  Tutoring is one-on-one utilizing the student’s textbook, syllabus, and homework assignments; therefore, the position requires expertise and confidence in middle and high school English course content as well as other subjects that rely heavily on reading comprehension and/or written communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instruction and review of language arts concepts
  • Homework and test prep assistance
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

Middle & High School Math Tutor: This position is part-time, long-term, and usually school-year based. Tutoring is one-on-one utilizing the student’s textbook, syllabus, and homework assignments; therefore, the position requires expertise and confidence in middle and high school math course content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instruction and review of math concepts
  • Homework and test prep assistance
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

Time Management & Organization Coach/Study Skills Tutor: This position is part-time, long-term, and school-year based. Tutoring is one-on-one, and involves using the SOAR program to teach and motivate the student to set goals and monitor his/her own performance, plan and use time efficiently, effectively organize school-related paperwork, and take a strategic approach to school. Training in the SOAR program is provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and preparation for each tutoring session
  • Engaging and motivating students in the session
  • Scheduling and parent communication
  • Record-keeping
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

21st CCLC Tutor at the Boys & Girls Club:  This position is part-time, long-term, and school-year based.  Tutoring takes place in small groups of 2 students after school at one of three Fort Wayne Boys & Girls Club sites using Specialty Tutoring’s research-based reading and math programs.  This is a professional position, and requires ongoing dedication, motivation, and enthusiasm for individualizing each of your student’s tutoring sessions. This position is in conjunction with our grant partnership with the Boys & Girls Club 21st Century Community Learning Center.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing each child’s needs based on Specialty Tutoring’s initial evaluation
  • Planning and preparation for each tutoring session
  • Record-keeping

If you are interested in being considered for employment at Specialty Tutoring, please submit the following:

  • Your resume, including:
    • Level of education (4-year college education preferred)
    • Complete history of work experience (must have prior experience working in an instructional or mentoring setting with school-aged children)
    • Contact numbers for two professional references
  • A cover letter that includes days and hours of availability and the number of hours per week you are seeking

You may email or mail your resume and cover letter to us. Please visit our Contact page for details.