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Teacher (K-12)

Company: Sylvan Learning - Federal Way, WA
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Do you love to teach? The Sylvan Learning Center of Federal Way is looking for ENTHUSIASTIC, HAPPY, FLEXIBLE TEAM PLAYERS WHO LOVE WORKING WITH KIDS. We specialize in providing personalized 3:1 instruction to students grades pre-K through 12th grade in the following subjects: Study Skills, Reading, Math, Writing and SAT/ACT Prep.

No lesson planning, grading, or parent meetings......do what you love to do --- teach kids! We are looking for a commitment for two to four days per week during the following times: Monday through Friday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Sylvan Teacher is responsible for creating a positive personal learning experience for students by teaching students using Sylvan program materials.  Using the program materials, the teacher creates balanced and robust learning experiences for students.  The Sylvan Teacher evaluates student progress on each assignment, communicates this progress, and works with Center staff to ensure learning is personal for each student.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* 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 * 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 KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

* 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

* SAT/ACT, Test Prep, and Advanced Reading Skills Teachers:

* Four year degree or equivalent preferred

* Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones  * Knowledge of tablet computers preferred SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

* 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.

Keywords: Sylvan Learning - Federal Way, WA, Federal Way , Teacher (K-12), Other , Federal Way, Washington

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