Career Opportunities in Centerville

The Lead Teacher is responsible for the instructional time in the center and ensuring the educational integrity of the Sylvan Learning programs of each student.

Essential Job Functions: • Manages teachers, tasks and time to create balanced and robust instructional sessions. • Works with the Director to schedule and manage teaching staff to meet center needs and control labor costs • Monitors staff to ensure teachers deliver instruction as designed and that educational policies and procedures are followed • Attends to immediate instructor needs, such as requests for materials or assistance with instruction • Assumes teacher responsibilities in emergency scheduling or capacity situation • Is trained and proficient in all Sylvan programs (training is provided) • Greets and assists students, parents, and potential customers according to Sylvan standards with particular attention to student safety and well-being • Opens and closes the center according to procedures, securing all materials • Takes inquiry calls and convert prospective families to Sylvan students • Schedules and administers student initial and progress assessments • Consistently monitors student programs to ensure goals are achieved and ongoing family needs are met • Schedules and conducts ongoing conferences  Knowledge required: • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field • State teaching credentials (current or expired) • Knowledge of current educational policy • Experience using Microsoft Office and other standard business applications used by the center. • Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones, as well as, computers and tablets  Skills and Abilities required: • Proven ability to engage, motivate, and inspire students to learn • Strong interpersonal and communication skills • Strong analytical, problem solving, and customer service skills • Strong organizational skills; Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible • Self-sufficiency in ownership of work and tasks • Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience • Ability to work collaboratively; strong team player • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds
Work schedule: • Position is part-time • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays
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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