Change kids’ lives by teaching them to read. We train qualified candidates to teach our reading program. You will learn how to teach reading directly from Steve Tattum, the founder of our reading program.
Teaching reading is a great part-time job. No degree is required to become a LearnUp tutor. If you are a student, we have tutors who come from all majors and backgrounds. Tutoring for LearnUp pays very well!
-- Have linguistic gifts (be able to say your alphabet sounds/phonics cleanly)
-- Can mirror a teaching session (we give you a short lesson and you have to teach it back to us!)
-- Good with kids (strong youth development history such as babysitting, youth groups, etc)
-- Reliable (be available at the same time, five days per week)
-- Strong online skills
We are particularly interested in candidates who:
-- are undergrads looking for a part-time, high paying job
-- can commit to daily tutoring (five days per week)
-- have youth development backgrounds (babysitting, youth groups, etc.)
-- are well organized
-- are comfortable with online learning
We train qualified LearnUp tutors ($2,000 value) in our reading program and provide a a stipend for tutors who successfully complete the training and transition to working with LearnUp students.
To become a LearnUp tutor, you must successfully:
-- Complete the training
-- Pass written exam
-- 20 hour practicum
-- Pass competency assessment (receive Certificate of Competency)
-- Pass/Clear Background Check (Livescan) and TB test (if in person)
If you are interested in a career in education, we will teach you how to teach reading to all types and ages of learners. Visit our website at www.learnupcenters.org/programs to learn more about our programs.
You can determine your own hours. Tutors are expected to be available daily to meet with their students. However, the hours can be when you want them. We will try to match your hours to a student.
Your major or educational background is not the most important qualification. Many of our tutors are science majors, most are undergrads. It is important that you can meet the top four tutor qualifications: linguistically gifted, can learn to teach the program, good with kids, super reliable.
Send Application & Cover letter to: Steve Hagler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the cover letter please explain why you would make a great LearnUp tutor and respond to the following questions:
-- Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
-- Are you able to tutor five days a week (Monday - Friday)?
-- What hours are you available (include your time zone, we work off of Pacific Time, but you can Zoom in from any time zone)
-- How is your previous experience relevant to this role?
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