Orton-Gillingham Training


Reading Tutor

Brielle, NJ 08730

Tutors needed to provide multi-sensory, systematic, phonics-based instruction to students in grades K-12.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify the characteristics of dyslexia and related language-based learning disabilities.
  • Use assessments to identify students with word-level deficits who are appropriate for an intensive intervention.
  • Effectively utilize multi-sensory structured language (MSL) instructional techniques, and demonstrate explicit teaching, modeling, guided practice, and consistent review in lessons.
  • Understand language processes and how they impact the development of proficient readers and writers: phonological, orthographic, semantic, syntactic, and discourse.
  • Successfully incorporate the following areas of reading instruction during Lessons: phonemic awareness, phonics, word structure, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
  • Accurately teach the structure of the English language : consonant and vowel phonemes, syllable structure, common orthographic rules and spelling patterns, common Latin and Greek-based prefixes and suffixes, etc.
  • Identify printed words that do not follow the rules of English, and incorporate multi-sensory structured language techniques to help students learn how to correctly read and spell these words. These words include high-frequency sight words.
  • Diagnostically plan and deliver lessons, addressing and understanding specific student weaknesses that impact the ability to learn to read and write.
  • Appropriately pace students through the curriculum, developing mastery of material taught, designing lessons that focus on accuracy, automaticity, and fluency of word and text reading.
  • Develop students’ comprehension and fluency skills through the use of a visualization process, selection and instruction of appropriate vocabulary, and modeling and practice of technique for phrasing.
  • Administer pre- and post-testing assessments to document student growth in word attack, spelling comprehension, reading fluency, and broad reading skills.

Education Evaluator

Brielle, NJ 08730

  • Assess the student’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Score the assessment using the criteria provided
  • Write a report of the findings