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Company Center Instructor

Company Center Instructor

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US-NY-New York
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Education Management

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Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program and one of the most established franchise businesses in the world — with more than 300,000 students enrolled and more than 1,500 individually owned and operated Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the U.S. and Canada alone.


We are seeking energetic and organized individuals who have a passion for children to run one of our company-owned model centers. This is a unique opportunity for hardworking individuals to experience the full cycle of business operations!


Kumon is committed to its employees and offers an excellent rewards package including:

  • Competitive salary and bonus incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance benefits
  • Generous 401K match
  • Plentiful Personal Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses
  • And more…


  • Lesson Planning  ‐ Reviewing student work to determine strengths and needs; Set study projections, goals, level study plan, and classwork and homework; Reflection and adjustment of plan, goals, and projection 
  • Student Observation and Instruction  ‐ Observe student performance with intention during classroom to confirm or update expectation, need, or type of instruction; Reflection on lesson plan and instruction according to student goals and needs    
  • Staff Supervision – Interview candidates; Ensure all paperwork is HR and labor law compliant; Staff training and development; Staff evaluations; Coordinate staffing schedules to effectively manage the center within budgeted payroll parameters; Review and approval of time cards 
  • Marketing – Set and implement marketing plans; Reach out to local organizations and schools to build connections and awareness in the community; Participate in branch, team, and company initiatives; Conducting a student awards ceremonies 
  • Tuition Collection and Reconciliation ‐ Ensure accurate and timely collection of student tuition; Reconciling collected tuition with tuition statement from finance 
  • Parent communication/customer service ‐ Meet with interested families and conduct a thorough and engaging parent orientation, placement test, and enrollment interview; On‐going in person parent conferences, phone calls, emails and notes to update on student progress or needs; Update the center e‐page and update center newsletter   
  • Manage and Direct Day to Day Center Operations ‐ Place worksheet orders; Manage expenses and process payment for all rent, utility, alarm, maintenance, etc. bills in connection with running a retail operation; Ensure adherence to company standards.   
  • Ensure timely implementation and on‐going adherence to all Kumon initiativesfor instructional, marketing, operational and business programs 
  • On‐going Kumon trainings, case studies, and worksheet study 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Ability to travel around Manhattan between different Company-owned Centers
  • Experience working with children preferred.
  • Full-time Teaching and/or Corporate Training, as well as Retail experience a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral, with adults and children
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong Math and Reading aptitude
  • Commitment to making a difference in the community and belief in the importance of education
  • Ability to work afternoons/early evenings. (3-4 times/week)