Our tutors have access to free in-house training* and are covered by public liability and professional indemnity insurance, as well as many other member benefits. (*T&C’s apply)

To become a SPELD SA registered tutor you will need to fall under one of the following categories:
  1. Have a teaching qualification or;
  2. Have a recognised qualification from another relevant discipline (eg. Speech Pathology, Psychology) or;
  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

Click the link to go to our online platform and fill in as much information as possible. You can upload documents too.

You will need:

1. Current Working with Children Check (WWCC), RAN certification, and Police Check (or current Teachers’ 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 –
face-to-face or online

2. Providing two Professional Referees

3. Complete Professional Learning

At the interview, we will review your recent training and experience with evidence-based approaches to teaching students, and experience working with students with learning difficulties and disabilities. You may be required to complete additional training before working with students.

NOTE: SPELD SA tutors who do not hold a current Teachers’ Registration must also complete 8 hours of certified relevant professional learning annually to remain on the register

Receive Member Benefits
  • Free in-house workshops and programs (some terms and conditions apply)
  • 5% discount on all Online Shop Purchases
  • Member-only access to the SPELD SA library at Frewville
  • Coverage for Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance when working with SPELD SA referred students
  • Connect with a community of tutors via the closed Facebook group, and at face-to-face events
  • Invoicing, payments and marketing are managed by us, so you can get on with tutoring students
  • Tutors set their own fees and decide with who, when and where they work

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