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Science Teacher (Chemistry/Physics) - (PT) - Cypress

companySylvan Learning - Southwest Texas
locationHouston, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Sylvan Learning Center - Part-time Chemistry, Physics or STEM Teacher Position

Sylvan offers Chemistry and Physics homework support as well as STEM programs that help students develop an interest in science and math related areas of study. We’re looking for high-energy teachers who are able to create a positive and fun learning environment that will help kids get excited about these 21st century skills! All in a fun, energetic, after-school environment!

The Sylvan Chemistry, Physics or STEM Teacher is responsible for creating robust learning experiences for students as well as evaluating student progress on each assignment.

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 Sylva or school lessons.
  • 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 motivation criteria given for specific achievements according to the Sylvan instructional management standards
  • Excited about working with students between the ages of 6 and 18 years of age.
  • Able to effectively communicate the value of Chemistry, Physics or STEM and how it impacts people and the world around us.
  • Has the ability to explain concepts to students in multiple ways.
  • Communicates specific student needs to center staff.
  • Completes certification training on each Sylvan program taught to students

Chemistry, Physics or STEM Program Teachers:

  • Currently working toward a four-year chemistry, physics, science or math related degree or already possess one.
  • Must be familiar with basic computer operation and tablet (iPad, Netbook) utilization.
  • Able to work when the kids are out of school. After-school and holiday breaks are important because that is when students come to Sylvan for tutoring.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones
  • Knowledge of tablet computers preferred
  • 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.

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