Part-time Tutor - Sylvan Learning of San Francisco

Sylvan Learning - San Francisco, CA - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.0

Part-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $56,000 a year

Part-time Tutor - Sylvan Learning of San Francisco, CA

Sylvan Learning of San Francisco is a locally owned learning center serving a diverse group of K-12 students. We offer a warm, nurturing environment where students with a wide range of needs meet their educational goals. Our part-time instructors are the key to our success. Each instructor is responsible for creating a positive personal learning experience for students, drawing on proven Sylvan program materials. Instructors evaluate and communicate student progress and work with Center staff to ensure learning is personal for each student.


  • 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

  • Four-year college degree required
  • Prior teaching or tutoring experience preferred
  • Bonus points for teaching credentials and students in teacher certificate programs
  • 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

We have instruction M-TH from 3:30 to 7:30, Sat. from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm & Sun. from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. We are looking for tutors who are available for some or all of these hours.

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.