Do you get excited when a child has that light bulb moment and everything seems to click for them in that moment? Do you have a passion for working with kids? Do you believe learning should be personal? If so, keep reading….The Sylvan Teacher is responsible for creating a positive personal learning experience for students by teaching students using Sylvan program materials. Using the program materials, the teacher creates balanced and robust learning experiences for students. The Sylvan Teacher evaluates student progress on each assignment, communicates this progress, and works with Center staff to ensure learning is personal for each student. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSPrepares for each instructional session; Gathers and prepares materials as appropriate Greets students and initiates instruction to personally engage each studentInstructs students according to the design of the Sylvan programsManages students, tasks and time to create a balanced and robust instructional session Evaluates and records the progress of each student on their program assignment Uses praise and encouragement to ensure students are engaged and inspired to learnMotivates students with Sylvan tokens given for specific achievements according to the Sylvan instructional management standards Records and tracks tokens earned by students Manages the conclusion of each instructional session and manages the completion of learning log and transition activities; Supports procedures to ensure student safety and well-beingCommunicates specific student needs to Center staffAttends periodic staff meetings and completes ongoing training as needed Completes certification training on each Sylvan program taught to studentsKNOWLEDGE REQUIREDLanguage Arts and Study Skills Program Teachers: Four year degree or equivalent required or student in their final year of an education programState or provincial teaching credentials (current/expired/in process)Minimum of one or two years of teaching experience preferredKnowledge of phonics and reading comprehension preferred for reading teachersMath Program Teachers:Four year degree required in a discipline requiring 3 or more years of college level mathSAT/ACT, Test Prep, and Advanced Reading Skills Teachers:Four year degree or equivalent preferredKnowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones Knowledge of tablet computers preferredSKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDProven ability to engage, motivate, and inspire students to learn Strong interpersonal and communication skillsProven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible Strong problem solving and customer service skillsStrong team playerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all job responsibilities or skills, knowledge and abilities required. This is a part-time hourly position with a minimum of 4-6 hours a week. More hours can be requested if available. Apply today and join our team!