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Updated Jan 21, 2021

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3.6
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Sylvan Learning Centers Chief Executive Officer John McAuliffe (no image)
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98 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible Hours and good number of student to tutor ratio(in 38 reviews)

  • "Fun working with kids and building knowledge on teaching and tutoring(in 33 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salaries overall - meant for part time support(in 25 reviews)

  • "Low pay no benefits training not paid until after you have worked there 6 months should be paid more per hour(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Working at Sylvan

      Sep 23, 2019 - Math Tutor in Denton, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible hours, and great co-workers.

      Cons

      Hard to get steady hours, especially during off-seasons.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great Learning Experience

      Jan 21, 2021 - Teacher/Tutor in Lafayette, LA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible Hours for a college student

      Cons

      some of the younger kids are hard to deal with

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Tutor position review

      Jan 16, 2021 - Tutor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible Hours and good number of student to tutor ratio

      Cons

      Limited hours and poor support

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jan 17, 2021 - Tutor in Durham, NC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible hours and adequate supplies to supplement curriculum.

      Cons

      Kids may be unruly some times.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Pleasant experience

      Aug 10, 2020 - Tutor in Brooklyn, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Flexible hours - Nicely behaved students

      Cons

      - Low salary - Not much room to move upward in the company

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Engaging, Fun, part-time work

      Oct 11, 2019 - Math Tutor in Castro Valley, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      flexible hours, (at my center) understanding Directors

      Cons

      Only part time, little flexibility with curriculum and methods for solving

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      T/A

      Feb 3, 2020 - Teaching Assistant in Houston, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible hours and very friendly coworkers.

      Cons

      Low amount of hours every week.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice environment for teaching

      Sep 17, 2019 - Tutor in Everett, WA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun coworkers and students Straightforward curriculum Flexible hours

      Cons

      Fewer hours than desired Thermostat was tricky

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work for those who love kids

      Aug 7, 2019 - Instructor in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible hours, fun to be around kids who are eager to learn

      Cons

      Less payment, the hour rate should be higher

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Center Director in Oakland, CA

      Jul 3, 2019 - Center Director in El Cerrito, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible hours, Support from the owners

      Cons

      Long work hours (45+ per wk), Company Culture (gossip), Lack of adequate training

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