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Join us and inspire kids to thrive!

We’re fun, passionate individuals who share a love of education; are self-motivated, innovative and entrepreneurial; and love seeing (and celebrating) our end results, especially child success.

Our foundation is built on our commitment to inclusiveness, equity and diversity, so that we reflect the Sylvan Community we serve.

We welcome every child’s and team member’s unique background, skills and passions, as they are essential for building a better future. We respect each other’s differences and actively seek to create spaces where diverse voices are valued, encouraged and empowered.

What types of job opportunities are available at Sylvan Learning?

There are many ways to join the Sylvan team. Whether you want to work for Sylvan at the corporate or local level, or become an independent tutor through the mySylvan Marketplace+, there are many ways to start your Sylvan career.

Careers at Sylvan Corporate

We pride ourselves on delivering results not only for our franchisees, but also for the students in our Centers. We work hard to drive a corporate culture that recognizes achievements and allows our teammates to thrive both professionally and personally.


Our corporate headquarters is in Towson, MD, but our employees live around the country. With an average tenure of more than 9.5 years, we know our team shares the passion for Sylvan’s mission and the work that we do together.

Our employee benefits include:

  • Competitive market-based salaries and performance-based bonuses for eligible employees
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 per year, suited to your job function
  • 401k on the 1st of the month following 30 days employment
  • Remote working policy
  • Comprehensive benefit plan to include medical, dental and vision benefits for full-time employees
  • Generous PTO package
  • Company-paid Life/AD&D insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

How do I apply for a job at Sylvan Learning Corporate?

Are you an energetic, flexible team player with a positive attitude and willingness to go beyond the scope of the job to help your team meet its objectives? Are you looking for a company where you can grow and develop your career while building a skillset that will last a lifetime? Then apply to Sylvan today (and don’t forget to check out our interview tips)!

If you don’t see any open positions that fit your skillset, don’t worry — the perfect job for you may be opening up soon. Send us your resume so we can keep in touch and reach out when the right job comes along.

Careers at Sylvan Learning Centers

Want to join your local Sylvan team? Contact a Sylvan Learning Center near you and ask about career opportunities.

Center Directors

Our center directors are leaders with a background in sales and operations. They enjoy building a business and providing top-notch customer service and one-on-one support to families and students throughout their entire Sylvan experience. They’re responsible for driving profitability by performing sales activities and managing the overall operations of the center.

Directors of Education

Our directors of education are proven leaders with a background in education. They’re responsible for ensuring the educational integrity of the Sylvan Learning programs through training and managing the instructional staff, as well as contributing to the sales and profitability goals of the center.


Our amazing tutors do more than teach. They get to know each student, motivating and inspiring every child to discover their best. If you become a Sylvan part-time teacher, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver our personal learning approach and help our students not only succeed but thrive.

Private Tutoring with mySylvan Marketplace+

Join our expansive network of certified K-12 educators and make extra income doing what you love — changing students’ lives.

You can tutor online or in person as much or as little as you like. Our platform allows you to set your own rates, schedule sessions and connect with families


Call us today: (888) 338-2283

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502 Washington Avenue
Suite 400
Towson, MD 21204

(888) 338-2283