Sylvan is a tutoring company that hires teachers to tutor students either at their Sylvan Centers, through home visits, or online.
How much does Sylvan pay?
There is no info available that I can find on how much Sylvan pays their online tutors, but one website I came across said that the pay rate for Sylvan teachers and tutors is between $10 and $19 per hour, so I’m thinking it’s probably within that range. No info on method of pay or frequency.
What are the requirements to become an online Sylvan tutor?
You must have a current teaching certification to become a tutor for Sylvan, be comfortable using a computer, and have DSL/Broadband Internet. You also must be available to tutor a minimum of eight hours per week (the maximum amount you can work is 29 hours).
How does applying work?
You’ll have to send your resume that lists your teaching experience and qualifications as well as fill out some personal information about yourself, including how much you want to make hourly and how often you would be available to work. If they are interested in you, you’ll have to complete some online training, which you will be paid for. Training lasts for about six hours.
How does tutoring work in the Sylvan online learning environment?
Teachers and students interact with one another with a digital pencil and a digital writing pad. Teachers use a hands-free headset so that they can speak to students as well.
Final Thoughts on Sylvan
Sorry this review is not very detailed. There isn’t a whole lot of information out there on this opportunity. If you have teaching certification and need a way to earn some extra money from home, this would probably be a great opportunity for you. Sylvan has been around for a long time, and there aren’t any concerns about the credibility of the company that I can find. Keep in mind that they also have jobs available in their centers and for in-home tutors. If anyone who knows anything more about Sylvan, please comment below!