Elementary + Middle School Positions

Tutors needed to work with students in person during the daytime range of 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Schedule is flexible; we are open to any time frame between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. An example would be 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hours vary depending on individual’s availability, up to 32hrs/week. The assignments can be 1:1 or in a school setting for small groups instruction. Knowledge of reading and math needed, other core subjects beneficial.

COVID restrictions being followed and PPE provided if needed.

When applying, please share what timing during that range you will be

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum 2+ year of teaching or tutoring experience EXCLUSIVE of practicum, student teaching and substituting.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Daytime ONLY between 8:00am and 3:30pm (flexible, please see above)
  • All positions are in Wilmington and Newark DE, must live within 20 mile radius to be considered.

Full-Time Math Special Education Teacher

Immediate opening, working near Wilmington, DE. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Must have experience working with 7th and 8th graders.

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  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have your Special Education Certification
  • 3+ years in special education school setting experience required exclusive of practicum, student teaching and substituting
  • Must have experience writing IEPs and have knowledge of the IEP process
  • Must have experience with online teaching
  • Strong organizational skills needed
  • Located near Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Immediate opening
  • Pay is negotiable depending on experience
  • Must be willing to meet with students in person with COVID restrictions and have the resources and flexibility to move from virtual to in-person if needed.

Project Coordinator

Contracted position. Explore and pilot innovative best practices to ensure every DE student graduates with an informed career and education plan.

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This contract will run through the 2023-2024 school year.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

Must have 3 -4 years’ experience in operating and setting up new projects. Strong people skills are a must.


Bachelor’s degree required


  • Experience managing projects with complex calendars and flexible deadlines
  • Ability to adapt easily and support partners to meet goals in changing environments
  • Ability to set targets and timelines to meet established timelines and goals
  • Ability to plan and facilitate effective meetings that require significant collaboration
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a productive manner
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and Adobe
  • Must be able to work within a collaborative team environment
  • Must be able to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Must be capable of setting priorities and managing towards completion of goals

Part Time ELL Instructor

Must have experience with students in grades 2-6. Daytime hours between 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m., located in 5-mile radius of Wilmington, DE.

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  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years teaching and/or tutoring experience required
  • Provide ELL instruction in pull-out small group
  • Must have knowledge of various methods of teaching English to non-native speakers from beginner to intermediate level
  • Strong organizational skills needed
  • Must be available at least 10 hours/week
  • Daytime availability needed between the hours of 1:00pm and 3:30pm
  • Located within a five mile radius of Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Certification beneficial, not required
  • Experience must be exclusive of practicum, student teaching, and substituting
  • This position is currently virtual but must be willing to meet with students IN PERSON once school reopens.

 Back to Basics provides education careers in Delaware for over 80 tutors, translators, and interpreters, all of whom are experienced degree-holding professionals. Educators are selected for each assignment based on a client’s expressed need, goals and schedules.

Back to Basics serves the needs of a wide range of students with instruction in more than 60 subjects. Whether a student is pre-kindergarten through college age, or older adult, our philosophy of building skills and confidence remains the same.

Since 1985, the tutors at Back to Basics have been helping students reach their full academic potential. We work with remedial, special education, and enrichment students. In addition, we work with major corporations and small businesses doing interpretation/translation and teaching English  (ELL), time management, writing, languages, and other skills vital in today’s business world.

We offer 1-on-1 tutoring in our Center just off Augustine Cut-Off in Wilmington, Delaware, at our new Newark, Delaware tutoring Center on Paper Mill Road, or in the client’s home, school or office in Delaware, Pennsylvania or Maryland. Foreign language and sign language interpreting are also provided in these locations. We also serve students in our Delaware Department of Education approved 1-on-1 school, Augustine Hills School.

For our education careers in Delaware, Back to Basics requires, at a minimum, a Bachelors Degree, 1 to 2 years of teaching and/or tutoring experience, and a true devotion to education. Translators and interpreters must have experience in their field. Please review specific requirements at each link below.

Back to Basics offers the following advantages for employees:

  • The ability to create your own schedule
  • The ability to choose the number of hours and the location(s)
  • Benefits for part-time and full-time employees
  • Competitive salary
  • The joy of knowing that you make a serious contribution to the academic and personal life of another

Click each link below to learn more about our education careers in Delaware. Ready to get started? Please fill out our online application here. You can also review Back to Basics career opportunities on Indeed


Check out our list of TUTOR job openings. We are always seeking great teachers and tutors who want to work with students 1-on-1 and make a difference.


  • ACT and SAT Verbal Tutors
  • Spanish I, II, III, IV Tutors
  • English Tutors 
  • Middle School Tutors – Math, Science, English, and History
  • Physics Tutors


We regularly have openings for the following positions:

  • Psychologists + Bi-lingual Psychologists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Certified Behavior Specialists
  • Educational Diagnosticians
  • Reading Specialists
  • School Psychologists
  • Special Education Tutors with experience in behavior issues


We seeking experienced and professional translators for translation of documents (part-time) for the languages named below. Translation work can be done from any location in the USA after passing a written proficiency test. 

  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Kurdish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu
  • Thai


Qualified interpreters will meet with clients in person at daytime appointments, assisting at doctor appointments, school conferences, legal consultations, and other events. Positions are statewide, but are mostly located in New Castle County, Delaware. Qualified candidates must be adaptable and flexible, bright and enthusiastic. Candidates should possess Bridging the Gap or similar certification.

See our list of needed languages and additional qualifications at the link below.


Qualified candidates will interpret for clients remotely via Telephone or Video, assisting clients at doctor appointments, school conferences, legal consultations, and other events. These limited, part-time positions are nationwide. 

See our list of needed languages and additional qualifications at the link below.