Tutor
Sylvan Learning of Rockford
6840 Northway Dr NE Rockford, MI 49341

Sylvan Learning Centers of Rockford & Grand Rapids is hiring tutors / teachers for reading, math, ACT, SAT, robotics, and coding. We would love to hear from you!

Sylvan Learning Center, the nation’s leading provider of educational services, seeks part-time teachers. At Sylvan Learning Center, we teach students (Kindergarten through High School) at various levels to increase confidence and independence, providing them with skills that will last a lifetime. Centers offer instruction in Reading, Writing, Math, Homework Support, Study Skills and College Prep (ACT/SAT).

At our Rockford & Grand Rapids locations, we are always seeking qualified teachers. In addition, you must be enthusiastic, warm and caring!

GENERAL SUMMARY

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 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 of learning 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
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Language Arts and Study Skills Program Teachers:
Four year degree or equivalent required
State or provincial teaching credentials preferred (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
BENEFITS INCLUDE

* no more than 4 students per teacher for our regular programs

* fully prepared lesson plans and materials are provided

* paid training

* flexible schedule

* a warm, friendly atmosphere

*competitive pay based on experience and qualifications

Thank you and we would love to hear from interested candidates!

We also have openings in Portage, Grandville, Muskegon and Traverse City

rockford.mi@sylvanlearning.com

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