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Fun Full-time Teacher Position at Gymboree (expired)

Company
Gymboree Play & Music Japan (ジンボリー プレイ&ミュージック ジャパン)
Job ID
82374
Location
Meguro Ward, Minato Ward, Tokyo
Post date
Jan 22, 2013
Industry
Education / Teaching
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
Salary
¥280,000 / Month
  • The monthly salary during training will differ.
Requirements
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
Description
At Gymboree your world will be filled with laughter, music, and the personal reward of knowing that you are helping a parent and child build a happy and healthy world together.

Our teachers lead dynamic and interactive “mommy and me” play, music and art classes that build children’s cognitive, social and physical skills. Designed by child development experts, our programming focuses on and supports the specific developmental milestones children are working on at their age. In addition to our “mommy and me” classes, teachers may be required to teach drop-off and preschool classes and lead weekend birthday parties.

We provide excellent paid training, support, and motivation to help you grow and succeed. Employees are thoroughly trained in the Gymboree Method of Teaching, operation of our facilities, and child development. This training requires a commitment to learn and grow, and is a long-term proposition. The official training period is between 1 and 3 months and ends as soon as you can teach your first class on your own.

We are currently looking for someone who:
- is confident singing and performing in front of children and parents
- has a playful and energetic personality and teaching style
- is willing to get involved in the non-teaching aspects of the position (admin, cleaning, marketing, etc.)
- is comfortable answering the phone and speaking with customers in Japanese

The following qualifications are also preferred:
-experience working at a preschool or after school program here in Japan or abroad
-ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

<Typical Workday>
In addition to preparing for and teaching classes, teachers will be asked to help keep the site clean, follow-up with customers, perform admin tasks and help with the overall operations of the site.

<Workplace & Hours>
Location: Motoazabu, Minato Ward, Tokyo and/or Jiyugaoka, Meguro Ward, Tokyo
Hours: 9 hours a day, including a 1-hour break. 5 days a week including Saturday or Sunday

<Salary>
Training Period: 250,000 yen*
Starting Salary: 280,000 yen*

*Above salary is based on a 5 day work week with 8 working hours per day.
4 days per week positions are also available. Please inquire regarding the salary details.

Good mid-/long-term performance will be rewarded with salary raises and seasonal bonuses.

<Benefits>
Transportation expenses covered (up to 2,000 yen/day)
Summer and Winter bonuses
National Health and Pension Insurance

<Holidays>
2 days per week. (Ordinarily Saturday or Sunday + 1 other day.)
Japanese National Holidays
One-week for the End of the Year Holiday + One-week for Golden Week + several days of paid holiday per year

<To Apply>
Please submit your resume with a covering letter and a recent photo. Please include your current visa status.
The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

This job is no longer available.

Company

Gymboree Play & Music Japan (ジンボリー プレイ&ミュージック ジャパン)

About:
About Gymboree Play & Music

Gymboree Play & Music offers developmental play, music and art classes for parents and children ages newborn to five years. Our programs are created by experts across many areas of child development and complemented by more than 30 years of expertise and leadership in the field. The first Gymboree Play & Music site opened in San Francisco in 1976 and there are currently more than 600 sites in more than 30 countries around the world.


About our Program

At Gymboree, we take a playful and active approach to learning. We know that playing and learning are inextricably linked and our whole child approach helps children to build strong motor and social skills to better prepare them for school, all while having fun! Parents attend classes with their children as they explore unique songs, play instruments and games.
Year Founded:
2006
Number of Employees:
11-20

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