Become a Tutor

To become a SPELD SA registered tutor you will need to fall under one of the following categories:

  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:

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

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

Complete Professional Learning

You will be required to complete 28 hours of 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

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.

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.

Receive Member Benefits

SPELD SA Member Welcome Pack + Free Gift
5% discount on all Online Shop Purchases
30% discount on Educational Mentoring, Professional Learning and all Workshops
Member only access to the SPELD SA Library
Bi-annual SPELD SA Magazine
Free E-News subscription
SPELD SA Tutor - Student Referrals
Access to SPELD SA Tutor Drobox resources
Access to SPELD SA closed Tutor Facebook group – keeping you connected
Group Insurance for tutors covering Public Liability

SPELD SA is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1969. We provide advice and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who care for, teach, and work with them.

Our organisation is governed by a council, whose members include parents, teachers, accountants, lawyers, psychologists, optometrists, doctors, speech pathologists and other interested professionals.

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