Work for Smultronstället

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

These are a part time, freelance roles. Classes take place on Saturdays and Sundays 10-12.30 am, during term time. Our weekend school venues are located in Islington. All applicants must be native Swedish speakers.
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
  • Outgoing and confident


Teaching assistant


  • 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