Career Opportunities in Bedford

SAT & ACT Test Prep Instructors

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The Instructor is responsible for creating a positive learning experience. Using the program materials, the Instructor creates balanced and robust learning experiences.

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 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 students 
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
  • Four-year degree or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of tablet computers preferred 
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 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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