Reading and Writing Tutor Job at Sylvan Learning Center, San Jose, CA

  • Sylvan Learning Center
  • San Jose, CA

Job Description

Reading and Writing Teachers Wanted for After-School Tutoring! 

Sylvan Learning of San Jose is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated teachers to inspire and help our students achieve academic excellence. We are currently looking for teachers who can tutor students in English Reading and Writing. We have 2 locations in San Jose - you can choose to work in either / both locations.

Sylvan creates individualized learning plans for students of all abilities. Working with well-behaved groups of up to 3 students, you will be responsible for leading instruction and motivating students to be successful. There is no lesson plan to create, no homework to grade, no parent-conferencing, and scheduling is flexible. Enjoy all of the benefits of teaching, without any of the downsides!

Teaching at Sylvan is a rewarding experience and can supplement your income while you help students succeed in school. Training is provided and you can learn more about Sylvan by visiting our website at

You must reside in or near San Jose for your resume to be reviewed. This is not a remote position.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Teaching / tutoring experience.
  • A love for teaching Reading and Writing.
  • Being punctual is extremely important. You must be local and have reliable transportation.


  • Competitive Pay - Fun & easy work
  • Paid training and opportunities for professional development.
  • Flexible part-time work hours. We work around your availability!
  • Come in, work for a few hours, and leave happy with no additional work to take home!
  • Fun, enjoyable, and relaxing work environment with lots of support from fellow teachers and staff!
  • Happy, understanding, and caring management. You will love working here!


  • Use pre-planned lessons - they are straightforward, easy to manage, and fun to teach.
  • Teach students in a small group setting, with no more than 3 students per teacher.
  • Motivate students of all ages to excel academically and develop a love of education.
  • We are open for instruction Monday-Friday afternoons, and Saturday mornings

When is the last time you had a chance to really make a difference with your students? We value your input as a teacher and need your expertise in education to help our students be successful.

Sylvan provides after school tutoring for K-12 students. Choosing Sylvan is about getting results and setting your child up for long-term success. At Sylvan, we’re focused on building academic confidence, igniting intellectual curiosity and inspiring a love for learning - all of which make a big impact in school and in life. For 40 years, we’ve helped millions of students achieve new levels of academic success.

Job Tags

Part time, Local area, Easy work, Flexible hours, Day shift, Saturday, Monday to Friday,

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