• TMSM COC
  • Sylvan Teacher

    Posted: 07/03/2022

    The Sylvan Teacher is responsible for creating robust learning experiences for students and evaluates student progress on each assignment.

    Essential Job Functions
    • Prepares for each instructional session; Gathers and prepares materials as appropriate
    • Greets students and initiates instruction to personally engage each student
    • Instructs students according to the design of the Sylvan programs
    • Manages 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 learn
    • Motivates 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 oflearning log and transition activities; Supports procedures to ensure student safety and well-being
    • Communicates specific student needs to Center staff
    • Attends periodic staff meetings and completes ongoing training as needed
    • Completes certification training on each Sylvan program taught to students
    Language Arts and Study Skills Program Teachers:
    • Four year degree or equivalent required
    • State or provincial teaching credentials (current or expired)
    • Minimum of one or two years of teaching experience preferred
    • Knowledge of phonics and reading comprehension preferred for reading teachers
    Math Program Teachers:
    • Four year degree required in a discipline requiring 3 or more years of college level math
    SAT/ACT, Test Prep, and Advanced Reading Skills Teachers: 
    • Four year degree or equivalent preferred
    Skills and Abilities Required
    • Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones
    • Knowledge of tablet computers preferred
    • Proven ability to engage, motivate, and inspire students to learn
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible
    • Strong problem solving and customer service skills
    • Strong team player
    The 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.