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Sylvan Learning Sylvan Learning Center: Part-Time English & Math Teachers in Normal, Illinois

Our amazing tutors do more than teach. They get to know each student, motivating and inspiring one student at a time, to discover his or her best. If you become a Sylvan part-time teacher, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver our personal learning approach and help our students not only succeed but thrive. Do you love the idea of helping students achieve their academic success?  Do you love teaching students? Do you prefer to not have to write lesson plans, market yourself as a private tutor, manage family relationships, carry private tutor insurance, manage the scheduling needs, and more?  Do you like to have a flexible schedule, working only on the nights you want to teach?

If you answered yes to any number of questions above, then Sylvan may be the perfect fit for you! At Sylvan, you can do what you love - TEACH - while the Sylvan Directors manage the rest.

Making sure learning clicks for each child isn’t always easy, but that’s exactly where our passion lies.. If you share this passion and want to inspire kids to thrive, we want to hear from you!

As a part-time Sylvan Instructor, you will be trained on the Sylvan curriculum and given the tools to teach in a small group, 3:1 setting. We offer instruction in Reading, Writing, Math, Study Skills, SAT/ACT Prep and State exams to students of all levels.

As a part-time Instructor you will need to be available 4-20 hours/week and be able to work at least two nights a week, plus some Saturdays.

As a successful teacher, you will:

  • Deliver quality education

  • Teach using Sylvan programs

  • Supervise, inspire, interact with and motivate students during their instruction time

  • Reward students for positive behavior

  • Evaluate and document student progress

  • Communicate student needs to the center directors

  • Develop rapport with students and establish a fun learning environment

  • Maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and Sylvan  

To be considered for our team, we require:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Teaching or Tutoring experience (preferred)

  • State Teaching Licenses (preferred)

If you would like to be a part of an inspiring organization that believes in fostering knowledge and confidence in children, improving the lives of families every day - apply today, and don't let this opportunity pass by you!