Online Reading Teacher / Literacy Specialist

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Position: Independent Contract/Part Time
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Work from Home



Are you a teacher who is passionate about teaching guided reading skills and available to teach between 12-20 hours a week online?  Do you want the opportunity to earn extra money from the comfort of your own home?  We are seeking educators with elementary reading experience who can start work immediately.

Hoot Reading is an online education company that connects emerging readers with experienced teachers to practice guided reading aloud over the award-winning Hoot Reading App. Our lessons are one to one and are personalized to the individual child.

We are currently seeking teachers across Canada and the United States to help young students boost their reading skills – phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency and comprehension. Our teachers will read online for 20 minutes with children from K to Gr.4 at a range of reading levels and struggling readers up to Gr. 9. Their job is to listen and provide constructive feedback in real time as the child reads out loud.



  • Starting from $18/hour based on experience
  • Flexibility with no commute
  • We are open 8 am – 8 pm and can schedule your hours based on your availability.
  • Sessions to be completed virtually, from your home. All you need is an Apple iPad 2 or higher and reliable internet service.
  • Additional earnings available for teacher referrals or assisting with special projects
  • The opportunity to participate in an innovation in educational technology that has great potential for scale.



  • Ideal availability is 12+ hours a week from Monday – Friday 8 am to 8 pm and/or weekends 9 am – 3 pm.
  • Sessions are pre-scheduled so ability to maintain consistent schedule is ideal for our students
  • Keep notes and provide feedback – We ask for a quick 3 minute feedback report after each session.
  • Able to self motivate



  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of classroom experience with preference to PreK to Gr. 4
  • Passion for literacy and guided reading
  • Criminal records/child abuse registry check required


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