Posted on Mar 9, 2019 by Sylvan Learning
Are you a state-certified teacher looking to get started as a private tutor or grow your existing tutoring business? Are you a passionate, enthusiastic, skilled tutor who is willing to work with K-8 students in their homes or other convenient locations? Click here to sign-up, or go to to be one of the first NYC tutors that will be promoted to prospective families as part of the Sylvan In-Home launch!
Why should you become a Sylvan In-Home tutor and become Certified in the Sylvan Method?
Not only does Sylvan In-Home offer parents the convenience of having highly-qualified tutors come to them, but it also offers tutors like you easy-to-use, online resources and teaching tools that make managing all aspects of your tutoring business a cinch, so that you can focus on what you love the most…. helping kids !
As a Sylvan In-Home tutor, you'll get to:
- Become certified in the Sylvan Method™, and access to our digital learning platform, SylvanSync. SylvanSync generates personalized lesson plans for each student to address academic gaps in reading and math ( in fact, kids in our centers show 2-3x more growth in reading and math when using our methods!)
- Receive hands on training and support from the Sylvan In-Home team through completing your Certification in the Sylvan Method. We'll be with you every step of the way.
- Be part of special promotions and incentives as a tutor offering the Sylvan Method - whether the chance to earn an iPad or be part of the elite NYC tutors we recommend first to parents, as a valued Sylvan Method tutor, we're invested in your success.
- Establish your own rates and keep more of the income you earn because our commissions are the lowest in the industry
- Provide your students with 1:1 tutoring at mutually convenient locations such as their home or a public library
- Create and maintain your online tutor profile and have your own unique profile URL so you can market yourself and promote your new tutoring tools including the Sylvan Method
- Set your own availability so that you can tutor when it works for you (and maintain it on the website)
- Utilize the Sylvan In-Home website and mobile app to maintain your calendar/schedule, receive payments directly into your bank account, accept/decline session requests and communicate with your families
- And much more...
At Sylvan, we believe education is everything, great teachers matter, and that a child's future depends on a solid education and a love of learning. Being a Sylvan In-Home tutor means you're part of the legacy and 40- year reputation of being a trusted, recognized brand that has helped kids succeed in over 600+ locations worldwide. That's why we want the best and the brightest, first-class tutors who share our passion. The ideal Sylvan In-Home candidate has the following necessary qualifications:
- A Bachelor's Degree ( preferably one that relates to the type of tutoring you'd like to offer )
- Previous or current state teaching certification is required as a prerequisite for becoming Certified in the Sylvan Method. Exceptions may be considered for candidates with a college degree in mathematics wishing to use the Sylvan Method for math tutoring
- Demonstrated background or experience in the subject you are tutoring
- Successful completion of a phone interview
- Successfully pass a background check