Substitute Yoga Instructor
Sat Naam - Los Angeles, CA

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Start the New Year off right by teaching youth to stretch beyond limitations one yoga pose at a time. Did you know that yoga encourages children to focus, absorb new information and learn new skills at a faster rate? Join the Yoga In Schools Program and empower at-risk youth by teaching them life-enhancing skills through the practice of yoga. The Yoga In Schools Program is part of a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that is seeking children’s yoga instructors to teach at-risk children at schools in Compton and South Los Angeles throughout the 2014 – 2015 school year. This is a unique opportunity to provide at-risk students with an alternative physical education program using our structured and developmentally appropriate Hatha based yoga curriculum. Working as a substitute teacher has the potential to lead to a part-time position with our organization. Interviews will be held in early January. Compensation will be discussed during the interview process.

Qualified applicants should have the following:

  • two years of yoga teaching experience, preferably with children
  • completion of a yoga teacher training program
  • professionalism (i.e. punctual, attentive and motivated)
  • good communication skills, especially with other colleagues, students and parents
  • availability (at least 10 hours/week for an unpaid training period of two weeks)
  • a flexible schedule between 8:00 AM – 2:45 PM on various weekdays
  • a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Live Scan background clearance and TB test REQUIRED upon hiring

Please apply by emailing us a cover letter, a resume and three references. No phone calls please.

We are an equal opportunity employer. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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