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Title: Elementary Tutor
Duration: 10 full time weeks starting in June
Location: Public libraries across PEI
Employer: PEI Literacy Alliance
Deadline to apply: May 14th

Please note: you must submit a cover letter and resume, including two references to apply for this position. 

Tutor Job Description

As a tutor, you will tutor about 30 students, one-on-one each week. For the most part you will be working independently in a  public library setting. You will have a tutor tool kit with all the supplies you will need for the summer. You will also have a referral sheet for each student that will tell you what each student needs to work on and other important information.  You may be required to travel. Tutors will work outside of school hours on evenings and weekends.

We offer:

  • $12.75 hour (includes vacation pay) for 37.5 hrs/week
  • 10 weeks
  • 3 days of training in Charlottetown
  • A large tote full of teaching supplies
  • $0.40 per kilometer travelled


  1. You are currently registered as a full-time student in a post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  2. You are willing to travel and have access to a vehicle
  3. You intend to return to school full-time in the next academic year
  4. You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred
  5. You are not working full-time at another job


  • Experience working with children ages 5 to 12
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Strong 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 three orientation and training days 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
  • write final reports for each child at the end of the tutoring term
  • submit timesheets and mileage sheets bi-weekly to your supervisor


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 your summer residence is, and 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, please indicate this in your cover letter.


How to apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume, including two references.

You can email your application to or You can drop your application off at our office at 161 St. Peters Road.


Contact Information:
If you have any questions please contact:

Gina Hyson