Job Postings



Title: Tutor
Wage: $16 hour (includes vacation pay) for up to 20 hrs/week
Duration: 8-10 part-time weeks starting in November
Hours: later afternoon, evening and weekends
Locations (one for each tutor): Charlottetown, Summerside, Crapaud, and Georgetown
Employer: PEI Literacy Alliance
Deadline to apply: November 2, 2018.


Tutor Job Description
As a tutor, you will work one-on-one with 18 students each week in one or two public libraries. You may be required to travel between libraries.

We will provide you with:

  • Training and support
  • A tutor toolkit with all the resources you will need
  • A referral sheet for each student that tells you what each student needs to work on
  • $0.40 per kilometer traveled



  • You are currently registered as a full-time student in a post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • You are willing to travel and have access to a vehicle
  • You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • You are not working at another job


  • Experience working with children ages 5 to 12
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be creative and innovative


  • Ability to tutor French students in grades K to 6
  • Knowledge of effective literacy teaching strategies
  • Experience working with children with learning disabilities


You will be responsible to:

  • attend one orientation and training day in Charlottetown
  • organize your own schedule, coordinating it with the libraries’ and parents’ schedules
  • meet with resource teachers from each of the school your students attend
  • develop unique lesson plans for each student
  • report to your supervisor regularly
  • maintain a good relationship with the library staff
  • maintain good communication with parents about what you are working on with their children and how their child is doing
  • write final reports for each child at the end of the tutoring term
  • submit timesheets and mileage sheets bi-weekly to your supervisor
  • take part in a program evaluation


Important note: In your cover letter please indicate how you meet all of the requirements and qualifications so that you do not screen yourself out.


Please indicate:

  • where you currently live
  • which library you are applying for
  • if you are able to tutor students in English, French Immersion or Francophone programs
  • If you are able and willing to travel to more than one library


How to apply:

Email a cover letter and resume and two references to
Or, you can drop your application off at our office at 161 St. Peters Road.


For more information please contact:

Gina Hyson

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

Stephen King

Sherwood Business Centre
(Old Ellis Brothers Building)
161 St. Peters Road, Charlottetown

Telephone: (902) 368-3620
Toll-Free: 1-866-827-3620


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