Join Our Team

Join the Beyond Basics Team and Be the Solution!

At Beyond Basics, we believe literacy is everything. We work one-on-one with students using data proven methods that get students reading at grade level within a matter of weeks. When you choose a career with Beyond Basics, you join a group of caring, bright, and motivated people who share a passion for making learning personal and inspiring students to soar.

Become a Reading Tutor

Interested in becoming a Reading Tutor at Beyond Basics? Join us at 18000 W. 9 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48075 during our next open interview session. 

We will be conducting on-the-spot interviews on a first come first serve basis. Expect to spend about an hour with us. You will complete an application, have a discussion with one of our leaders, and complete a writing prompt. Our next on-site interview day is TBD.

Reading Tutors must be available for in-person work M-F, and are trained to work one-on-one with students using the Beyond Basics Tutoring Program curriculum. Tutors make a difference as they work with 4-6 students per day in 1 hour sessions, giving students the opportunity to unlock the power of reading and complete the program successfully. We look forward to meeting you, or apply online below.

Current Opportunities

Reading Tutor
- Several Positions Available 
The position will be based on-site in a Metro-Detroit partner school location 
$20 per hour

If you are interested in joining a dynamic, growing organization and have a passion for giving back to the community, submit your resume to Please indicate your position of interest in the subject line of the email.



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Our Recruitment

Tutor Training

The reading tutor position is contingent upon successful completion of the F.A.S.T. tutor training (valued at $1500 per applicant). Beyond Basics pays the cost for all tutors to receive the F.A.ST. training and has a team of professionals to support new tutors during and after the training process.

Online Tutoring

Our tutors deliver the curriculum both in-person and online. Our online tutoring platform utilizes Microsoft Teams. All tutors are trained on how to operate and interact with learners using our system. Our online program is results proven and effective for students K-12.

Tutor Schedules

Tutors must be available during school hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm, and can work up to 30 hours per week. Due to COVID-19, hours may vary depending on school/student schedules, online tutoring, after-school tutoring, and availability.

Promotional Opportunities

Beyond Basics encourages staff development and promotion from within. Once a Reading Tutor completes at least one segment of tutoring and has delivered exceptional student progress, there may be opportunities to advance as a Program Manager (overseeing the tutoring program at each location or online) and/or an administrative position depending on availability.

Tutor Testimonials

Please submit your resume to if you are interested in becoming a tutor.

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18000 West Nine Mile Road
Suite 450
Southfield, MI 48075

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Fax: 248-996-9577