Work for Smultronstället

Smultronstället are currently recruiting for the following freelance tutoring positions. To apply, please send CV and cover letter to

When: Classes take place on Saturdays and Sundays 10.30-12.15 am, during term time. You can apply for Saturday or Sunday, or both days.
Where: Our weekend school venues are located in Islington. 
All applicants must be native Swedish speakers.
These are a part time, freelance roles.  Successful applicants must be able to provide an enhanced DBS check and references.

Swedish language tutor


  • independently teaching groups of children aged between 4 and 10 years
  • planning lessons and creating learning materials
  • creating overall plans for each term/year
  • assessing and tracking progress of the pupils and making appropriate action plans
  • instructing and supervising junior teachers/teaching assistants

Ideal candidate:

  • Qualified teacher
  • Interest in the Swedish language and Swedish culture
  • Previous experience with similar responsibilities
  • Confident and with good leadership skills


Assistant tutor


  • Working with groups of children aged between 1 and 9 years
  • Supporting the teacher with circle time, singing, arts and crafts and many other fun activities
  • Preparing materials and setting up the classroom before lessons
  • Assisting with packing down and clearing up after classes
  • Assisting with preparing and serving of snacks, and clearing up after snack time

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with children, childcare qualifications a bonus!
  • Outgoing and confident
  • Creative and playful
  • Positive, with a can do attitude