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Sylvan Reading Teacher

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The Sylvan Teacher is responsible for creating robust learning experiences for students and evaluates student progress on each assignment.

Sylvan Learning Center of South San Antonio is looking for certified reading teachers. We are seeking tutors for after school instruction and Saturday mornings. If you are interested in this position please call the center, apply online or submit a resume to s.rude@sylvanhmj.com.

Reading Program Teachers:
  • Four year degree or equivalent required
  • State or provincial teaching credentials k-4 (current or expired)
  • Minimum of one or two years of teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of phonics and reading comprehension
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 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
Skills and Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of iPads
  • 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 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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