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 accepting resumes! Scroll down for more information on our part-time positions.

 

Specialty Tutoring welcomes 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 and fellow staff.

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/or Saturdays. Create a schedule that works for you (minimum of 8 tutoring hours per week; maximum 24 hours per week). Tutoring takes place at our learning center on Dawsons Creek Blvd or at one of our offsite locations depending on demand.

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.

 

POSITIONS:

LEARNING SPECIALIST:

This position is:

  • Part-time & Professional – Tutoring is one-on-one, cognitive-based, using research-based programs. It requires dedication and enthusiasm for individualizing each student’s tutoring sessions. Because of the time and energy commitment needed for the Learning Specialist position, preference is given to applicants who do not have full-time employment elsewhere.
  • Long-term – Extensive in-house training is provided along with ongoing mentoring. Due to the amount of time and resources invested in the training process, we are seeking candidates who are at a place in life to commit to a minimum of 3 years employment.
  • Year-round – Our kids need continuous support in their learning journey, and summer is a great time to make up lost ground. School-year hours are usually limited to evenings, but hours may be increased during the summer months.

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 – 20 hours per week (tutoring + lesson planning)
  • Analyzing each child’s needs based on parent input and Specialty Tutoring’s initial
    evaluation
  • Individualized lesson-planning for each tutoring session
  • Record-keeping
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

ACCEPTING RESUMES NOW! Training will take place in summer 2024. Please email your resume to specialtytutoring@frontier.com and then click this link to complete a short application:

Learning Specialist Information & Application 

 

ACADEMIC COACH for Middle & High School:
Coaches choose a focus in either LANGUAGE ARTS or MATH.

This position is:

  • Part-time & Professional – Tutoring is one-on-one utilizing the student’s online textbook and digital course materials, syllabus, and homework assignments to instruct and review concepts. Test strategies and study skills are applied to course material. Coaches 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.
  • LANGUAGE ARTS: 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.
  • MATH: Requires expertise and confidence in Middle School course content (Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry) and/or High School course content (Algebra through Calculus)
  • Long-term – Training is provided along with ongoing mentoring. Due to the amount of experience gained on the job, we are seeking candidates who are at a place in life to commit to a minimum of 3 years employment.
  • Mostly School-year Based – Since the focus is on homework help and test prep, sessions take place mostly during the school months, with the potential for summer opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working at our learning center during after-school hours with children ages 11 – 18 once or twice weekly Mon. through Thurs with optional Sat.
  • Committing to a regular schedule of 8 – 20 hours per week
  • Knowledge of academic expectations for Middle & High School students
  • Navigation of students’ various online platforms for assignments & grades
  • Pre-planning and preparation for each tutoring session
  • Record-keeping
  • Parent communication
  • Participation in ongoing professional development

ACCEPTING RESUMES NOW! Training will take place in summer 2024. Please email your resume to specialtytutoring@frontier.com and then click this link to complete a short application:

Academic Coach Information & Application

 

21stCCLC 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 five 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
  • Individualized lesson-planning for each tutoring session
  • Record-keeping

Staffing needs are assessed each summer for the following school year. Please email your resume to specialtytutoring@frontier.com and then complete the Learning Specialist application linked below. Mention the Boys & Girls Club Tutor position in the comments area.

Learning Specialist Information & Application