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Company Name : Sylvan Learning Center

Academic Director

Job Description

We Are Hiring

(Academic Director)

Females Only

Job description

The Director of Education is responsible for delivering a high-quality personal customer experience by ensuring that Sylvan education programs are delivered by teachers as designed and that the ongoing education needs of Sylvan families are met. To ensure a personal learning experience, the Director monitors student performance, meets regularly with families, and connects with school teachers to help ensure the application of skills learned in the classroom. The Director also observes and coaches the teaching staff, ensuring robust instructional experiences.


Observes and coaches instructional staff on a regular basis to ensure that teachers follow

Sylvan’s Instructional Management guidelines and deliver instructional sessions that are balanced and robust

Manages and delivers all conference activities such as preparing conference materials and meeting with parents to keep families enrolled in Sylvan

Sets weekly goals with Center Director to drive sales growth

Selects and hires teachers, ensuring that all new staff meet Sylvan hiring standards

Ensures that all teachers are trained and certified to deliver Sylvan programs

Schedules and manages teaching staff to meet Center needs and to control labor costs

Ensures initial and ongoing progress assessments are administered according to Sylvan standards

Monitors student progress to ensure goals are achieved and ongoing family needs are met


Bachelor’s Degree in the English Language field, Education or related field; Master’s degree preferred

Minimum of one or two years of teaching experience preferred; Experience in supervisor role preferred

Knowledge of current educational policy

Previous retail and/or sales experience preferred

Familiarity with instructional technology and tablet computers

Experience using Microsoft Word and other standard business applications used by the Center

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