Galileo Learning company profile

Assistant Instructor

Job Location:

Bay Area and Los Angeles - Bay Area and Los Angeles, CA, United States

Job Description:

MAY 2015 UPDATES: Galileo has recently been recognized at the 2015 White House Science Fair AND named one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work for the sixth year in a row! We are still looking for numerous Assistant Instructors all across the Bay Area with classes including Go-Kart Builders, Video Game Design, Inventor's Workshop, and more! We are also hiring Assistant Instructors at the Summer Camps @ The Tech Museum in Downtown San Jose, with innovation technology classes such as 3D Animation, Circuits & Electronics, Computer Programming, and DIY Virtual Reality. Apply now!

NEW in 2015: Signing bonus offered at specific Peninsula sites and mileage reimbursement incentives available. Continue reading and apply to learn more.

Galileo Learning, now in our 14th year, is an innovation-focused education company which runs four summer programs at over 40 sites throughout the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Our mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world, and we reach this mission through our unique pedagogy, the Galileo Innovation Approach. We nurture creativity, curiosity and expression in campers, and believe in giving staff the opportunity to contribute their strengths toward the success of a program and company invested in their personal and professional growth.

• Become familiar with curriculum for majors in which you will assist
• Assist Lead Instructors in delivering curriculum, learning skills necessary to be an effective and successful educator
• Provide leadership, energy and camp spirit for campers, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual campers
• Set, work towards, and achieve measurable professional development goals
• Support camper check-in and check-out processes
• Provide excellent customer service to parents by communicating with them on a daily basis about their camper’s experience
• Assist with daily set up and clean-up of camp and assist Instructors with lesson preparation
• Contribute to and participate in daily opening and closing ceremonies, all-camp activities, and snack & lunch supervision and programming

Introducing incredible new perks:
- Signing bonuses: a signing bonus for Summer Interns, Team Leaders, Assistant Instructors, and Lead Instructors ranging from $250 to $1000 (depending on experience) for select sites throughout the Peninsula region
- Mileage reimbursement: Mileage driven in excess of 40 miles round-trip per day to any Galileo site will be reimbursed

Learn more and apply at our website:

Job Requirements:


• Commitment to educational programming for children
• Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
• Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
• Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
• Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
• Strong organization skills and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with parents
• Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm all day, every day, for up to 8 weeks


• Upper-level high school student, college student or graduate
• Demonstrated leadership experience
• Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plus

How To Apply:

Ready to work hard, play hard, inspire, and contribute?

Galileo is currently accepting applications for over 1,200 summer positions. Our hiring process is competitive, and positions fill quickly on a rolling basis.


Contact Information:

Contact: Viva Asmelash
Outreach Manager
Galileo Learning
1021 3rd Street
Oakland, CA, United States 94607
Email: Viva Asmelash


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