Center Director (K-12 Education)
Sylvan Learning Center - Allen, TX

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Do you have a healthy blend of teaching experience and customer-service talents? Would you like to put these both to good use enabling students to succeed in school? Sylvan Learning needs you! We provide a wide range of customized tutoring services designed to improve academic growth for K-12 students and we are looking for a Director to manage the day-to-day operations of one of our Sylvan Learning Centers. From staff and operational oversight to business development, you will be responsible for your Center’s success and continued educational integrity. If you want to be a part of an inspired organization that believes in fostering knowledge and confidence in children, improving the lives of thousands of families every day, apply today and don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

Center Director – Study and Tutor Programs (K-12 Education)

Job Responsibilities

As a Director, you will have responsibility over P&L controls, the hiring of staff and the curriculum delivery, as well as optimization of the sales process and of marketing activities to schools and your surrounding community.

Your specific duties will include:

  • Ensuring that the expectations of customers and students are exceeded
  • Selecting, training, and managing Center employees (including instructors and other Center staff)
  • Demonstrating and upholding a high level of staff morale and spirit as well as ensuring the professional appearance of your Center
  • Providing staff oversight on all educational policies and procedures
  • Keeping Mom and Dad informed on program progress
  • Motivating and developing staff through ongoing trainings and workshops
  • Administering Sylvan Skills Assessments, and analyzing and interpreting results
  • Writing and recommending goal-based programs for Sylvan Students as well as monitoring programs for performance
  • Establishing relationships and communications with students’ teachers for insights on school progress
  • Creating a positive learning environment by modeling motivational behavior in the center for staff, students and parents, during all phases of the instructional program
  • Directing the sales process of new and potential enrollments, including successfully handling initial inquiries from parents as well as consultations and conferences with parents
  • Engaging in marketing activities to increase awareness of Sylvan Learning in your region
  • Monitoring and tracking Center performance, revenues, expenses, and fee collection

Center Director – Study and Tutor Programs (K-12 Education)

Job Requirements

As a Director, you must be able to effectively demonstrate Sylvan Learning values to families in order to drive enrollment. You must also be an enthusiastic and likeable leader with the ability to create a positive environment in your Center. It is also important that you are highly detail-oriented and organized with strong problem-solving and planning skills.

Specific qualifications for the Director position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • State level teaching certification (current or expired)
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience (particularly sales and marketing), with a strong focus on customer service
  • Excellent verbal communication and persuasion skills and strong relationship-building abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, analyze/interpret business reports and statistics, and write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to work some evening hours and some Saturdays

Center Director – Study and Tutor Programs (K-12 Education)


As a Director with Sylvan Learning, you will be part of a high-quality educational company that focuses on skill mastery as well as on building consumer value within the educational industry. This commitment to excellence and to creating a positive experience inspires many of our employees to remain with us for years. We will provide you with comprehensive training so that you can make the biggest possible impact on our business while experiencing the satisfaction of watching your Learning Center grow. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation that includes benefits.

Here’s some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive base salary ranging from $40,000-$45,000
  • Lucrative incentives for meeting company objectives
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 15 days PTO per year
  • Ongoing on-the-job training and learning opportunities to allow you to further develop your career and advance to new roles with us

Center Director – Study and Tutor Programs (K-12 Education)

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