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Sylvan Teacher

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This is your chance to join a professional team & to teach in our welcoming location. Candidates must be OCT Certified. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

Sylvan has an excellent reputation for teaching students of all ability levels from JK-Grade 12. This is your chance to join our team as a contract tutor. We need teachers for Kindergarten level and above in language arts but strength in Math or French is always a definite advantage. The ability to confidently and proficiently teach multiple subject areas is an advantage. For teachers looking to join the school board, this is an excellent opportunity to enhance your resume and gain valuable teaching experience. For those looking to develop a career in education outside of the conventional classroom, we do occasionally have full-time positions on our Administration team available. 
  Sylvan Teacher - Essential Job Functions • Deliver personalized instructional sessions to students at a maximum 3:1 ratio 
• Greet students and initiate instruction to personally engage each student 
• Instruct students according to the design of our Sylvan programs 
• Manage students, tasks and time to create a balanced and robust instructional session 
• Evaluate and record the progress of each student after each instructional session 
• Use praise and encouragement to ensure students are engaged and inspired to learn 
• Motivate students with Sylvan tokens given for specific achievements according to the Sylvan instructional management standards 
• Record and track tokens earned by students 
• Manage the conclusion of each instructional session and manage the completion of a learning log and transition activities; Supports procedures to ensure student safety and well-being 
• Communicate specific student needs to Center staff 
• Attend periodic staff meetings and complete ongoing training as needed

Language Arts and Study Skills Program Teachers: • Four-year degree or equivalent required 
• Provincial teaching credentials (OCT), or in the process of acquiring OCT 
• Knowledge of phonics and reading comprehension preferred for reading teachers 
• 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 
• Relevant teaching experience 
• Three recent references; at least 1 must be from a teaching position (experience as a Teacher Candidate accepted) 
High School Math & Science Teachers: 
• Four-year degree required in a math or science-focused discipline 
• Provincial teaching credentials (OCT) preferred, or in the process of acquiring OCT 
• Successful completion of a Math Proficiency test (taken at our Centre)
• 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 
• Relevant teaching experience 
• Three recent references; at least 1 must be from a teaching related position (experience as a Teacher Candidate accepted)
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.

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