Career Opportunities in Fairlawn

Upper Level Math and/or Science Teacher (Part-Time)

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We are always looking for great teachers!

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 oflearning 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 
  • Must be comfortable with Algebra, Geometry, Trig and Stats
Science Teachers:  
  • Four year degree or equivalent preferred 
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.

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