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Rural Student Instructor

Fairbanks, AK, USA

Job Type:



$19 per/hr

*Please send resumes and cover letters to


The Literacy Council of Alaska is looking for a Rural Student Instructor to be the primary contact for all rural students in the Interior and North Slope regions, provide remote and in-person GED  tutoring, AAE testing,  and coordinate with rural community partners. Our ideal candidate is a teacher or tutor comfortable with multiple subjects who is innovative, culturally responsive, and able to travel occasionally.  This position will have the opportunity to make process improvements, create strong connections between communities, and contribute to the mission of literacy for all.

*While traveling, the Rural Student Instructor may work outside normal business hours.*


  • Generous paid time off, with an additional two weeks off during the winter holidays

  • Mission driven work with an established nonprofit

Job Duties:

  • Outreach (75%)

  • Provide 1/1 tutoring for students over the phone, through video calls, and in-person

  • Find and distribute appropriate online and physical study materials 

  • Split time between in-person and online tutoring

  • Instruction (15%)

  • Make and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with community partners in rural villages, including schools, Native Corporations, Village Councils, and other community organizations

  • Plan and execute travel to villages in the Interior and North Slope regions, both on and off the road system

  • Distribute information about the Adult Education programs to community partners

  • Advocate for rural student needs and help find funding sources with Director

  • Reporting (10%)

  • Track attendance for students

  • Track the Rural Student budget in collaboration with the GED Program Director 

  • Prepare weekly reports for GED Program Director on student progress

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience working in an educational setting

  • Organized and able to work independently

  • Able to travel  to remote locations (flying and driving) 

  • Has an understanding of Alaska Native cultures and the barriers Alaska Native people experience in the educational sphere

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has worked or volunteered with LCA for 6+ months 

  • Working toward or has a degree in Education or related field

  • Experience working  in rural Alaska

Supervised by the Director of GED Programs

Starting Salary: $19 per/hr @ 30 hrs/wk, with potential for remote work

Please send your resume to

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