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Overall, a Nice Place to Work

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Former Employee - Director of Education in Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Director of Education in Dallas, TX

I worked at Sylvan Learning Centers

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

PROS
Franchised centers are usually better centers for work/life balance
School year hours are great...or can be great
You're busy!
Lots of opportunity to interact with parents and kids
Corporate is friendly and professional

Cons

CONS
Summer hours are long
Very liittle training
Very difficult to find competent Teacher Assistants
Did I mention the training is insufficient?

Advice to Management

Provide your franchisees with the tools they need to be successful.

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  1. Rewarding job, nice supplemental income job

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Bradenton, FL
    Former Employee - Teacher in Bradenton, FL

    I worked at Sylvan Learning Centers

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Teaching children is rewarding experience, learn a lot from them and vice versa. Management always available to speak to.

    Cons

    Pay is mediocre, not many hours available for those seeking full time jobs.

    Advice to Management

    The pay could be increased for teachers. Students pay a lot and teachers are not getting compensated fairly in my opinion. Overall still a great extra job for teachers and others.

  2. Um...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlottesville, VA

    I worked at Sylvan Learning Centers

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Got to work with kids a lot, and working with kids is always* fun.
    Met one of my best friends there.

    Cons

    *Except for when it isn't. Invariably we would get children who clearly should not have been there at all. Behaving poorly, distracting other children, and so on. Unfortunately, there was zero support for this.

    Advice to Management

    You guys need to keep franchises on a tighter leash. The difference in quality between franchises and corporate centers is staggering.

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