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Teacher and Sales Associate

Gymboree Play & Music - Encino

Teacher and Sales Associate

Upland, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Gymboree Play & Music, a leader in developmental play, is seeking dynamic men and women to teach a full range of early childhood classes for its Upland and San Dimas locations. Classes are for children (ages birth - 5 years) and include Music, Art, School Skills and Play, the high-energy physical and sensory class that has made Gymboree famous for over 40 years. Applicants must enjoy children, be comfortable interacting with adults and have the ability to bring enthusiasm and creativity to each class.

    Teachers and students are moving around and active! Our program is fun and inventive and you should be too!

    We have positions in ART, MUSIC, SCHOOL SKILLS, & PLAY.

    Gymboree teachers need to shine in the classroom.

    "You're On" so if you are shy about your singing voice, being "on display" or prefer to work behind the scenes instead of being the center of attention, unfortunately, THIS POSITION IS NOT FOR YOU ! If you greet every day with a smile on your face and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment, you just might love it!"

    Responsibilities (You're On!):

    Our Gymboree teachers need to do whatever it takes to give our families a consistently great experience. That includes:

    -Wearing many hats, being a team player and having the ability to multi-task

    -Initiating conversation about Gymboree programs and products to families

    -Resolve issues on-site, in the moment, with a kind and thoughtful demeanor

    -Communicate clearly in English with adults both in-person and on the phone

    -Hosting special events and parties

    -Cleaning, Recordkeeping

    -And most importantly:

    Parents and caregivers are an integral part of Gymboree classes. A Gymboree teacher's job is to facilitate parent/caregiver-child activities. So, candidates must be equally at ease directing and engaging adults as they are working with children -teaching fun, 45-minute classes to one or more class levels

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    -Strong group facilitation skills

    -Playful and engaging teaching style combined with a positive, warm and charismatic personality

    -Flexible and hard-working; Creative

    -Not afraid to act "silly" for the sake of a lesson!

    -Ability to connect with both adults and young children

    -Gymboree teachers must have a natural drive to learn and teach

    -Comfortable with computers (we will train you on specific programs)

    -High level of accountability and integrity- ability to take direction, but work independently

    -Ability to get up and down, unaided, from a sitting position on the floor

    -Ability to lift 35lbs

    -Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

    -All applicants must pass a background check

    -All applicants must show proof of their right to work in the US

    Other Helpful Qualifications:

    *Singing, dancing, or theatre experience: Children or Adult

    *Experience teaching young children, desirable

    *Early Childhood Education (ECE) credits desirable

    *Candidates with Fluency in a Foreign Language are encouraged

    EOE. No phone calls or site visits please

    BEFORE APPLYING: Please visit gymboreeclasses.com for more information. And check us out on YouTube. We look forward to hearing from you!