Reading Tutor


Ability Matters is seeking compassionate and dedicated employees to join our team immediately. We strive to employ individuals who truly have the desire to make a difference in others’ lives by enhancing every aspect of the lives of adults with disabilities.

The Reading Tutor is responsible for providing a high level of direct service to individuals with disabilities in order to fully implement their IEPs with an emphasis on reading goals (ie: fluency, comprehension, etc.).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Serve as a positive role model, ensuring the safety and well-being of consumer at all times
  • Provide quality direct instructional programming in a one-on-one setting
  • Assist in implementing educational programming in data collection, monitor progress
  • Prepare activities aligned with IEP reading goals
  • Follow all training and behavioral supports and protocols to maintain the safety of students who may display aggressive or inappropriate physical/verbal behaviors
  • Provide accurate data-reporting for behavior and IEP reading goals
  • Communicate with students, staff and parents/guardians


  • High School Diploma
  • 1+ year of experience working with K-12 students
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills required
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through on tasks
  • Possess and maintain First Aid and CPR training
  • Pass and maintain all required DODD training offerings
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test
  • Possess and maintain a driving record with less than six (6) points

Part-time and full-time opportunities available.

Pay rate will be based on credentials and years of experience.

*Ability Matters is an equal opportunity employer and stands committed to affirmative action.

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