Compare Huntington Learning Centers vs Institute of Reading Development BETA

See how Institute of Reading Development vs. Huntington Learning Centers compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 591 reviews)
3.3
(based on 311 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.4
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.2
2.8
Work-life balance
3.3
2.9
Senior Management
2.9
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
3.2
CEO Approval
Huntington Learning Centers Ceo Eileen Huntington
48%Eileen Huntington
Institute of Reading Development Ceo Doug Evans
45%Doug Evans
% Recommend to a friend
60%
49%
Positive Business Outlook
39%
42%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Tutor67 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant Director47 Salaries
$33,674/yr
Assistant Director, Management2 Salaries
$50,783/yr
Teacher10 Salaries
$16/hr
Sales Supervisor/Manager1 Salaries
$59,196/yr
Enrollment Coordinator25 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 41 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 37 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 115 reviews)
"Ird"(in 54 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 61 reviews)
"Part time"(in 40 reviews)
"Ird"(in 25 reviews)
"Script"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Tutor

I worked at Huntington Learning Centers part-time

Pros

Very rewarding to work with children and see the benefits of the work you are helping them with.

Cons

Sometimes the kids struggled and it was difficult to not take it personally and feel as though I was failing in helping them.

Former Employee - Teacher

I worked at Institute of Reading Development full-time for less than a year

Pros

You receive excellent training (for which you are paid) and you have superior support and guidance throughout your 10 weeks of summer work. You might also be able to continue on to work for IRD in... the fall in other capacities. The pay rate if decent, and you can make a lot of money over the summer (and there's overtime pay, since the hours in a week are often longer than 40). It's excellent experience for teaching at any level, including college. Great work not only for graduating seniors but for graduate students as well. You also get to work independently for those 10 weeks--so you both have strong supervision but also a sense of freedom and independence.

Cons

I wouldn't consider these "cons"--just things of which to be aware. The training is online and it's full time for about 3+ weeks. The summer work is tough---as in, it requires discipline and... commitment. And to be sure, working with young folks at all age levels has its challenges at times (keeping them in their seats! e.g.) and it can be exhausting. IRD is upfront about that---they will make that clear throughout the process. You have to be prepared to give up your summer to this work. You get paid for your prep time as well as in-class time. So the hard work is compensated---that doesn't make it less exhausting though. You also have to have a vehicle---the sites require vehicle travel since you're hauling a lot of books back and forth. You have to be disciplined with time on the days you teach--and organized. Some travel time can be long---you are compensated for anything above 45 mins one-way--aka your commute (and all other travel expenses like tolls and parking fees are covered by IRD).

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