Math Tutor/Instructor

  • Job Reference: 75679169-2
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Sylvan Learning - Los Angeles, CA
  • Location: Gardena, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Sylvan Learning of GardenaABOUT SYLVANParents everywhere want the same things for their kids: self-confidence, personalhappiness, and professional success. At Sylvan, we know that a solid education is thekey to all three of these goals. We also know that no two students are exactly alike. Sowe develop personal Learning Plans that are unique to each student. We are committedto educational excellence and over the past 34 years we have had the privilege ofworking with millions of students, transforming their lives and preparing them forsuccess in school and beyond.When you become a member of the Sylvan team, you will work with caring, bright,motivated people who share a passion for helping students build the skills, habits, andattitudes they need to succeed in school and in life. Our talented employees take pridein the impact they make each day and the exceptional service they provide to Sylvanfamilies.Sylvan Learning Centers provide kindergarten through high schoolstudents with a range of supplemental educational services. Our programs assiststudents who need to catch up, as well as those who want to get ahead. As a part-timeTeacher with Sylvan, you will teach a variety of students using personal Learning Plans.No lengthy preparation is necessary and all your materials are provided. You teach,do your magic in a fun and caring environment, and then go home knowing that you vehelped transform students lives.GENERAL SUMMARYThe Sylvan Teacher is responsible for creating a positive personal learning experiencefor students by teaching students using Sylvan program materials. Using the programmaterials, the Teacher creates balanced and robust learning experiences for students.The Sylvan Teacher evaluates student progress on each assignment, communicates thisprogress, 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 asappropriate 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 robustinstructional session Evaluates and records the progress of each student on their programassignment Uses praise and encouragement to ensure students are engaged and inspiredto learn Motivates students with Sylvan tokens given for specific achievementsaccording to the Sylvan instructional management standards Records and tracks tokens earned by students Manages the conclusion of each instructional session and manages thecompletion of Learning Logs 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 studentsKNOWLEDGE REQUIREDMath Program Teachers: Four-year degree required with two or more years ofhigher-level math (Algebra II/Trig, Calculus, etc.)SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 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 playerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of workbeing performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all job responsibilities orskills, knowledge, and abilities required.BENEFITS: Excellent Hourly Pay - $18.00/hour to start Consistent shifts and hours Opportunities for advancement as a director Flexible part-time work; great position for graduate students and classroom educators looking to supplement their income(DOE; EEO)
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