Mobile Learning Program Instructor

Homeless Children's Education Fund


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Creating Hope Through Learning

The Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) is currently seeking candidates for the Mobile Learning Program Instructor positions to serve youth and families in the Greater Pittsburgh Area during the 2021-22 school year.  All applicants must possess current Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.

Program Overview:

The HCEF Mobile Learning Program aims to provide high quality in-home tutoring for children in grades K-8 in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. Program goals include:

  • Helping students build academic, social, and emotional skills
  • Helping students develop their skills in reading, writing, math, and creative problem-solving
  • Encouraging students to develop a positive vision for their futures as learners and citizens
  • Encouraging parents to be strong educational advocates for their children

Principal duties – The Mobile Learning Instructor is responsible for coordinating in-home after-school activities for children. The Mobile Learning Instructor works closely with families and provides student led individualized tutoring sessions to create a positive learning environment. Access to reliable transportation is necessary as instructors travel to different locations for tutoring each day.

Daily responsibilities include: developing individual tutoring plans, assisting children with homework assignments and literacy skills development, and planning one-on-one and specialized tutoring sessions, collaborating with volunteers, and collecting and reporting data to monitor student growth and learning.

The Mobile Learning Instructor will collaborate with the Education Support Coordinator and Family Engagement Coordinator to share student progress regarding tutoring sessions and family support to help meet their needs for success.  The Mobile Learning Instructor actively participates in regular meetings with HCEF staff, the Education Support Coordinator, and the Family Engagement Coordinator to share best practices and information. The mobile learning instructor participates in family engagement activities coordinated with the Family Engagement Coordinator.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching/leading out-of-school time programming
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to relate positively and respectfully to children of all ages, parents, volunteers, and other professionals
  • Creativity and ability to foster a love of learning in children of all ages
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Understanding of the significance of out-of-school-time programming in the lives of underserved children and proven ability to provide a safe, structured and enriching environment
  • Sensitivity regarding the psychological and behavioral impacts of trauma in children and parents
  • Teaching certification is a bonus
  • Reliable transportation
  • Previous experience working with students who’ve experienced trauma and/or homelessness strongly preferred
  • Values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Flexibility – must be willing to work with a transient population that may change throughout the school year

Hours vary by location and are generally between the hours of 3:00 – 6:00 PM on weekdays.
Hours 12- 16 / week
Rate starting at $20/hour

Candidates should understand that they will be considered independent contractors, not employees, of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund. All positions are part-time.

TO APPLY: Please submit a current resume and cover letter to

Homeless Children’s Education Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

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