1. Have a teaching qualification
2. Have a recognised qualification from another relevant discipline (eg. Speech Pathology, Psychology)
3. Worked as an SSO with demonstrated training, skills and experience in an evidence based synthetic phonics program

The application process is as follows:

1. Submit an Application

You will need:
1. Current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and RAN certification (or current Teacher’s Registration).

2. ABN (Australian Business Number)

3. Minimum two years experience supporting children with literacy and/or numeracy acquisition

2. Interview and Reference Check

Following receipt of your application you will be contacted about:
1. Interview with the Tutor Program Manager
2. Providing two Professional Referees

3. Complete Professional Learning

It is recommended to complete the following professional learning:

1. Sounds-Write 4-days
2. Getting Started as a Tutor
3. Introduction to Dyslexia

NOTE: SPELD SA tutors must also complete 8 hours of certified relevant professional learning annually to remain on the register

4. Payment of Membership

On successful completion of the interview, reference check and required training, you will be invited to join and pay the required membership fee and insurance.

5. Reporting and Feedback

Tutors are encouraged to discuss the student's progress on a regular basis, either after the lesson, if time and circumstances permit, or by telephone. Tutors must provide a written report twice yearly.

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