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Homebound Instructor/Tutor

Company: Phoenixville Area School District
Location: Phoenixville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:

Date Posted:

District Wide

Date Available:

Teacher for Homebound Instruction

Position Purpose

- Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to serve as a remedial instructor to maintain students' achievement in reading, writing and mathematics, while at home due to homebound needs

Essential Functions

- Develops and administers instruction to the particular needs of individual students identified from their teacher of record in reading, writing and mathematics instruction.

- Conducts learning activities for the variety of instructional methods and materials.

- Documents teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; develops lesson plans; models the necessary skills to perform assignments; and provides feedback to teaching staff regarding student progress, expectations, and goals and objectives.

- Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, regarding reading, writing and mathematics assessments and remedial teaching techniques; assists, coaches and models effective remedial instructional strategies for classroom teachers.

- Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.

- Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


- Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements

- Travels to students home to deliver instruction.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.

- Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, writing, and mathematics.

- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.

- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

- Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.

- Ability to organize and coordinate work.

- Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

- Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

- Works in standard office and school building environments.

Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile


- PA teaching Certification(elementary, special education, high school related content certification)

- Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.


- Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.


- Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level/content preferred.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Keywords: Phoenixville Area School District, Philadelphia , Homebound Instructor/Tutor, Education / Teaching , Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

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