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Sylvan Learning Part Time Tutor/Teacher in Glendora, California

Sylvan Learning Center  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 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 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. Required experience: * Teaching: 1 year