Career Opportunities in San Francisco

Join our vibrant learning community and help our students build skills and confidence! 

Interested in teaching? Love kids? If so, read on! 
At Sylvan of SF, you will make a difference in the lives of students by helping them develop the academic skills and confidence they need to meet their educational goals. You will be well supported by our team of Directors, who handle all parent communication, customer service, marketing, and scheduling, leaving you free to teach! We offer flexible schedules and participation in a vibrant learning community.
  • Greet student and initiate instruction to personally engage each student
  • Provide expert instruction in your areas of expertise
  • Manage students, tasks, and time to create a balanced and robust instructional session
  • Evaluate and record the progress of each student on their program assignment
  • Use praise, encouragement, and Sylvan “tokens” to ensure students are engaged and inspired to learn
  • Communicate specific student needs to Center staff
  • Attend periodic staff meetings and complete ongoing training as needed
  • Four-year degree required 
  • Minimum 1-2 years of teaching or tutoring experience strongly preferred 
  • Bonus points for credentialed teachers! 
  • 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
We offer instruction in-person M-TH from 3:30 to 7:30 and Sat. from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. We offer online tutoring seven days per week. We are looking for tutors who are available for some or all of these hours. 
Salary: $18-21/hour
Benefits: Commuter benefits are offered to all employees. 

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Chance Act and SF Fair Chance Ordinance. Job offers will be made conditional upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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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