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About the Center

Introduction

Welcome to the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Darien!  

For more than 60 years, Kumon’s after-school academic enrichment program has helped children achieve success worldwide. We strive to instill in children the desire to achieve and the motivation to learn on their own. Whether your child is seeking enrichment, needs help catching up or is just beginning his or her academic career, Kumon is designed to help him or her develop a love of learning.

Students advance through the program at their own pace. Our emphasis on individualized learning helps your child become focused, motivated and self-reliant. We monitor each child’s progress to ensure comprehension before moving on to a new concept. With a strong academic foundation, critical thinking and problem solving abilities, your child has the potential to achieve whatever he or she desires.

The Kumon Math Program is a comprehensive curriculum that develops the necessary skills to help children progress from counting through calculus. For more information about the Kumon Math Program, click here.

The Kumon Reading Program begins with basic phonics and progresses all the way through advanced reading comprehension. For more information about the Kumon Reading Program, click here.

Price and Fees

Rates can vary based on qualifying discounts.  Please call the center for more information at 203-202-8045.

Job Opportunities

Center Assistant

  • Posted: Monday, March 29, 2021
  • CENTER ASSISTANT

    A center assistant must be flexible and willing to work on anything requested as listed below.  Initially, the primary job is grading worksheets. We have a systematic training program to continually add responsibility as each task becomes mastered. Below are some of these various tasks.


    Grading:  Accurately and speedily grade Kumon worksheets and Achievement tests according to the Kumon method.



    Greeter/Temperature Check:

    Give a friendly welcome to students, record his/her temperature and ensure the student is arriving at the correct time.  Interact with parents in a positive way. Monitor the parking lot as needed.


    Assistant Instructor:  Work with students to ensure proper center routines are followed and help with instruction according to the Kumon Method.  This will require training provided at the Center.  Communicate to Instructor any necessary information about the student’s performance.



    File Preparation:  Prepare student files to have all materials ready for the student’s next class visit.  Put away inventory of worksheets as needed.


    Center Maintenance:  Ensure Center is clean, tidy and organized and disinfected.

    Other:  Some examples include motivating junior staff, monitoring their productivity, fielding parent inquiries during class hours, returning phone calls, and special projects as needed.


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A positive attitude and passion for working with youth, patience with kids

    • The ability to motivate students

    • Good multi-tasking abilities and the ability to follow directions properly

    • Ability to read and speak the English language fluently

    • Willingness to follow the Kumon Method as provided in training

    • Good communication skills

    • Flexibility to work Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday from 3pm-6:30pm

    • Offers contingent on successful background checks


    If you are interested, please email your resume to [email protected]

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