Orton Gillingham Tutor – Part Time

Part Time Orton-Gillingham (OG) Tutor – July 2021

Marburn Academy, an independent day school devoted to serving the educational needs of students who learn differently in New Albany, Ohio. The OG Tutors will support the delivery of academic services to students in grades 2-12 using the Orton-Gillingham Approach — a direct, explicit, multisensory, structured, sequential, diagnostic, and prescriptive way to teach literacy when reading, writing, and spelling do not come easily to individuals, such as those with dyslexia.

Experience

  • Implement the principles of Orton-Gillingham instruction, a structured literacy approach based on the science of reading.
  • Participate in meetings as needed
  • Complete required readings and submit summaries to reflect understanding.
  • Develop lesson plans in alignment with the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
  • Analyze student performance data and report on student progress.

Skills

  • Deep interest in serving students who learn differently
  • Strong organization and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Passion for serving culturally diverse populations
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Openness to feedback and collaboration

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hold an Ohio teacher or classroom aid licensure
  • Currently trained in Orton-Gillingham with a minimum of classroom certification
  • Strong organization and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Passion for serving culturally diverse populations
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Openness to feedback and collaboration

Physical Requirement

  • Ability to stand, traverse for extended periods of time two plus hours or more
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time of two plus hours
  • Ability to visually detect, observe and recognize
  • Verbally and audibly communicate and exchange information with ability to position oneself to do so
  • Ability to move, lift and position:
    • Regularly up to 10lbs
    • Frequently up to 11lbs-30lbs
    • Occasionally over 30lbs
    • Rarely up to 50lbs with assistance as required

Hours

  • Monday – Friday, three hours per day from July 7th to July 30th

Qualified candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to hiring@marburnacademy.org

Marburn Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.