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

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

Job ID
Tokyo & Yokohama, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Mar 31, 2017
Education / Teaching
Teacher, Instructor (ELT, Conversational English)
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥14,000 ~ ¥16,000 / Day
  • For 8 working hours including at least 2 classes


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


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/afterschool classes and lead 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 may last up to 2 months and ends as soon as you can teach your first class on your own.

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

The following qualifications are also preferred:
-experience working in a daycare or preschool 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 (Hiroo), Minato-ku (8 minute walk from Hiroo Station on the Hibiya line)
, Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku (3 minute walk from Jiyugaoka Station on the Oimachi and Toyoko Lines)

3-4 days a week including Saturday or Sunday
* Teachers who would like more hours will have the opportunity to come in extra days to cover for other teachers on a monthly basis.

8 working hours a day

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

** Teachers may be asked to go to another location for training and to cover for other teachers.

<Hourly Wages>
Training Period: 1,500 yen/hour
Training will take place at the Motoazabu and Jiyugaoka locations.

Starting Wages After the Training Period*:
Classes - 2,500 yen/hour, Admin - 1,500 yen/hour

*At Gymboree, employees are paid not only for their teaching hours but for their admin (class prep, cleaning, and customer service, etc.) hours as well.

[Sample Starting Monthly Salary After the Training Period:]
2hr Teaching x 2,500 yen + 6hr Admin x 1,500 yen x 16 days - 224,000 yen
(This is only an example, the actual monthly salary will depend on actual number of classes taught each day.)

Transportation expenses covered (up to 2,000 yen/day)
Summer and Winter bonuses (depending on company earnings)

3-4 days per week (days depend on working location and scheduling needs)
Paid holiday is also available after 6 months working with us.

<To Apply>
Please submit your resume with a recent photo.

Last modified on September 2, 2019

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