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Job Offer: Early Childhood Movement Teacher:Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Job description:

Early Childhood Movement Teacher


Date Posted

July 14, 2022 - 5:12pm







Performing Artists



Teaching Artist


Dance,Education & Instruction,Music,Performing Arts,Theater


Philadelphia County (PA)

Pay Type: 
Hourly Rate

Job Status: 
Part Time

Minimum income/Hourly Rate: 

Maximum income/Hourly Rate: 



The Early Childhood Movement Teacher function is a part-time, flexible, independent contracting position that includes:
   » Lead teaching Parent-Child movement classes for children ages 5 and under
   » Lesson planning, spatial prep, and cleanup/sanitization
   » Providing quality care for the children
   » Responsible for the growth & development of young children (physical, cognitive, social/emotional)
   » Communication with director
   » Represent the PlayArts brand through clear communication with families and students
A qualified candidate would have:
   » Movement and Dance training, with expertise of age-appropriate skill building, coordination, and reflexes
   » Singing and speech capability to clearly guide large classes
   » Classroom management expertise -- ensuring a safe environment for children and families
   » Improvisation and flexibility in-the-moment decision-making
   » Creativity to design new weekly classes with age-appropriate themes
   » Part-time position (1-3 hours per week, pending availcapability)
   » CPR and First Aid Certified preferred
   » Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19
   » Must be able tolift at least 40 lbs
Classes taught by this teacher will occur once or twice a week , for 45 minutes plust set up and clean up time. Position haspotential for growth, subbing, and/or teaching with other age groups in various PlayArts programs.
Classes will take place indoors during colder weather months and outdoors in the summer. For outdoor classes, a car or other form of transportation is required to transport materials to nearby parks.
COVID-19 considerations:
Instructor is required to be vaccinated and wear a mask. All class attendees over the age of 2 are required to wear masks. All props and toys used in classes are sanitized between classes by the instructor. Classes are easily rescheduled for clients in the event of illness.

Our Mission: To create community and inspire creativity
Our Core Values:
   » Community
   » Innovation
   » Play
   » Whole child
   » Joy & Wonder
   » Empowerment
PlayArts is an equal opportunity employer and everyone is welcome here. We recognize that diversity can only make us better.PlayArts makes admissions and employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, discapability, ancestry, national origin, language, age or sex and provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them for religious or medical reasons, as required by law

Education Level: 
Bachelors - Movement and Dance background or studies preferred

To Apply:
To apply, please email resume to Margot Steinberg at E-Mail:


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Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/24/2023 / Viewed 85 times
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Company: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
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