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About the Center

Introduction

Welcome to the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Mt. Kisco, NY! We are conveniently located at 337 Main St. in the village of Mt. Kisco, adjacent to the Boys and Girls club of Northern Westchester. Parking is located immediately to the left when entering the driveway for the Boys and Girls Club.  

For more than 50 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.


Job Opportunities

Seeking center assistants/graders

  • Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2015
  • We are excited to announce that Kumon of Mt Kisco is NOW OPEN.  We are currently seeking bright, enthusiastic candidates to assist in the daily operations of the Kumon center, and to grade class and homework assignments in both Math and Reading.  Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills and an interest in working with children in a safe and fun environment. (10-15 hours per week)
     
    Please forward resumes to [email protected] or call me at 917-647-3580.

    See below for more details:

    Kumon of Mt Kisco is seeking 2-3 Center Assistants. See details below.

    Kumon is an after-school math and reading program that was founded in Japan in 1958. Kumon has a

    presence in 50 countries with more than 1,500 Kumon Centers in North America alone. Kumon offers

    a method of learning that provides individualized, self-paced instruction of math and reading aimed at

    helping children reach and exceed their school grade level.

    General Requirements:

    o Like working with children from pre-school through high school

    o Some teaching or tutoring experience; Previous experience with Kumon a plus

    o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with adults and children

    o Strong Math and Reading aptitude

    o Commitment to making a difference in the community and belief that all children have the

    potential to achieve academic excellence

    o Flexible schedule with the ability to work afternoons/early evenings; Must be available

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2PM – 8PM.

    o Participation in training sessions

    o Strong Work Ethic

    Center assistant responsiblities.

    Grading- Assistant will be tasked with grading student worksheets, preparing class assignments and

    homework, while supporting the Kumon Instructor in day to day operations of the Center.

    Data-Entry- Assistant will be responsible for entering time and score data of Kumon students’ work

    into our web-based database. Strong candidates will have excellent attention to detail and data entry

    skills.

    Check-In- Assistant will be responsible for the main check-in area of the Kumon Center by greeting

    students, answering student and parent inquiries, handling the schedule and booking appointments

    for the Directors. Strong candidates will have excellent attention to detail and communication skills.

    Student instruction (early learners)- Assistant will be tasked with aiding young Kumon students in the

    completion of their worksheets, observing student achievement, strengths and areas in need of

    support, and working towards the goal of independence. Ideal candidates will have previous

    experience working with children ages 2-5.

    Student instruction (primary instruction)- Assistant will be tasked with aiding Kumon students of

    various ages to learn the center routine, instill basic work skills and develop their self-learning ability.

    This position requires keen observation skills, creativity and the ability to utilize knowledge of

    students’ strengths and weaknesses for the purposes of instruction. The ideal candidate will have

    experience working with children and be interested in education as a career.

    The range for hourly rate is $8 - $12 per hour with many opportunities for growth in all of these

    positions.

    Please contact David Merwin at [email protected] with CENTER ASSISTANT in the subject

    line, and attach your resume with a summary of your interest.