Reading Lab Tutors Fixed Term Contracts (Stoke/East Cheshire/London from September 2024)

The Children’s Literacy Charity is a registered charity working alongside pupils who struggle to read and write. Our vision is to close the literacy gap for all disadvantaged children, enabling them to achieve their true potential.

We are looking for skilled Reading Lab Tutors to work a minimum of 2 days a week to deliver our Reading Lab programmes in Stoke/Cheshire East and a Reading Lab Tutor in London (SE15) for 4 afternoons a week from September 2024 for the Autumn term. The successful candidates will tutor small groups of children on a one-to-three basis in primary schools.

You will tutor 15 pupils twice a week on our 10-week catch up reading comprehension programme. Full training and induction will be provided along with ongoing support.

We have vacancies in these areas: Stoke on Trent, Crewe and London SE15.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver one-to-three sessions based on the ‘Reading Lab’ intervention programme
  • Build a supportive and encouraging relationship with the pupils you are tutoring, helping them to reach their potential and gain in confidence
  • Undertake assessments and review for all pupils
  • Maintain records of pupil progress
  • Establish, develop and maintain a good relationship with school personnel. Act as an advocate for the charity, maintaining a high profile within the school.

Key skills:

  • An experienced Tutor/Teacher/High Level Teaching Assistant
  • Experienced in working with or supporting primary aged pupils
  • Able to demonstrate empathy, understanding and patience towards children who require additional support
  • Strong organisational skills, able to prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys working under own initiative
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, web browsing and email communications).

These are 10 week contracts with the potential to be extended. The role is 2 days pw (or 4 afternoons for London), term time only and the rate is £100-£110 per day depending on skills & experience.

For more information, please check the JD below and apply by completing the application form (Word document). Please indicate which location you are interested in and send the completed form to

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible.

Reading Lab Tutor Job Description

Application Form