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

We are currently accepting resumes for the Learning Specialist position. Scroll down for details about that position.

Specialty Tutoring is always accepting resumes. We keep qualified applicants’ resumes on file and contact candidates when employment opportunities become available.

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 time frames. The majority of tutoring takes place at our Coldwater Road learning center, but sometimes staffing needs arise at other Fort Wayne 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 tutoring 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 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. Previous instructional experience with children required; college degree preferred.

Extensive in-house training is provided and is 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:

  • Working at our learning center during after school hours with children ages 5-18 twice weekly (M/W or T/TH with optional SAT)
  • Committing to a regular schedule of 10-15 hours per week
  • Analyzing each child’s needs based on parent input and Specialty Tutoring’s initial evaluation
  • Lesson 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 or digital course materials, syllabus, and homework assignments. 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 written communication skills. Middle & high school tutors also teach and motivate students to set goals, monitor their own performance, plan and use time efficiently, effectively organize school-related coursework, and take a strategic approach to school. Test strategies and study skills are applied to course material.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instruction and review of language arts concepts
  • Homework and test prep assistance
  • Engaging and motivating students in the session
  • Knowledge of academic expectations for middle/high school students
  • Navigation of students’ online portal for assignments & grades
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

Middle & High School MATH Homework Tutor: This position is part-time, long-term, and usually school-year based. Tutoring is one-on-one utilizing the student’s textbook or digital course materials, syllabus, and homework assignments. The position requires expertise and confidence in middle and high school math course content. Middle & high school tutors also teach and motivate students to set goals, monitor their own performance, plan and use time efficiently, effectively organize school-related work, and take a strategic approach to school. Test strategies and study skills are applied to course material.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instruction and review of math concepts
  • Homework and test prep assistance
  • Engaging and motivating students in the session
  • Knowledge of academic expectations for middle/high school students
  • Navigation of students’ online portal for assignments & grades
  • Parent communication
  • 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.