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Math Instructor

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The Math Instructor is responsible for working with students struggling with math concepts, particularly at the high school level in Algebra II, Geometry, & Calculus.

Essential Job Functions
  • Prepares for each instructional session 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
  • Completes certification training on each Sylvan program taught to students

Math Program Teachers:

  • Four year degree required in a discipline requiring 3 or more years of college level math
  • 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

Please contact Judy Cornell, Center Director at 314-997-3035 or email resume to

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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