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Science Teacher (Chemistry/Physics) - (PT) - Harker Heights

Company: Sylvan Learning - Southwest Texas
Location: Harker Heights
Posted on: January 24, 2023

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
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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.
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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
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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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Keywords: Sylvan Learning - Southwest Texas, Killeen , Science Teacher (Chemistry/Physics) - (PT) - Harker Heights, Other , Harker Heights, Texas

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