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Sylvan High School Tutor

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The Sylvan High School Tutor is responsible for creating robust learning experiences for students and evaluating 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 requirements of the provincial curriculum
  • Manages students, tasks and time to create a balanced and robust instructional session
  • Evaluates student's level of independence and records topics covered and materials used
  • 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 Centre staff
  • Attends periodic staff meetings and completes ongoing training as needed
Math and Sciences Tutors:
  • Post-secondary degree required with a major in math or one of the sciences
Skills and Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of provincial curriculum requirements for high school math and sciences
  • 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.

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