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WE'RE HIRING

YOGA TEACHERS + STUDIO NANNY

Are you passionate about offering yoga to underserved or underrepresented communities?


Are you an active participant or leader in your community group or neighborhood? 


Are you a nature-lover fighting to protect natural resources and ecosystems? 


At Yoga Wild, our mission is to encourage students to practice yoga with purpose, participate in their community and care for the environment. We are looking for yoga teachers who want to help us serve Tacomans, both on and off the mat.


THE COMPANY


At Yoga Wild, we offer community-inclusive yoga in the wilds of Tacoma. We believe yoga is a necessity, not a luxury. Yoga Wild tries to break down the barriers that prevent people from practicing (schedule, location, cost, etc) while encouraging Tacomans to care for themselves, their community and nature. Most of our offerings are sliding scale so students choose what they pay. 


We are two stay-at-home-moms that started our company in March 2018 and opened our studio in April 2019. As a Tacoma-oriented business, we offer students an amazing service year-round all over the city and participate in local events, festivals and fundraisers. Team YW is comprised of passionate teachers, activists, and makers/doers. Not just for yoga but for their community or cause or the environment. 


Apply by 5/10. Email hello@beyogawild.com and tell us about yourself. 

Auditions will be held between now and 5/17.

Offers will be made on 5/17.

YOGA TEACHER

Reports to: Director of Yoga and Community Engagement


The Role 

Teachers are responsible for leading well-rounded, trauma-informed, group or private classes as mutually agreed upon between teacher and Director of Yoga. The type of class may include, but is not limited to, a 60-minute drop-in yoga class. Teachers are expected to be able to utilize a variety of standard props (those relevant to the applicable modality) while reinforcing Yoga Wild’s core values and commitment to service and accessibility. Teachers are expected to teach more than asana. Pranayama, meditation, philosophy, and/or inclusion of the teacher’s expertise or experience is required for a Yoga Wild drop-in class. 


Duties & Responsibilities 

+Arrive to class 30 minutes early to help set up the room, greet students, answer students’ questions prior to class, help check in if necessary/requested, etc.

+Stay 15 minutes after class to make sure the studio is left clean with all props stored and answer students’ questions.

+Create an inclusive and positive class environment. 

+Teach class according to the schedule description and level.+Start and end class as scheduled. 

+Instruct poses effectively and appropriately for student experience levels, paying attention to safety and risk factors.  

+Provide modifications or personalizations for all experience levels. 

+Promote upcoming Yoga Wild events, workshops and events. 

+Communicate student feedback to the Director of Yoga or Director of Operations. 

+Teach all classes as scheduled and follow the proper procedures for requesting subs. 

+Be familiar with all classes/instructors on the Yoga Wild schedule and knowledge of current class pricing and offerings. 

+Maintain a professional and positive relationship with all Yoga Wild faculty and staff and students. 

+Follow professional standards of conduct, company policies and safety guidelines as outlined in the team guidebook. 

+Complete other duties as assigned to help company meet goals. 


Work Environment 

This job primarily operates in a yoga studio, but may involve work within the community and/or other venues. Our studio is in the heart of downtown. Urban noise is part of the practice and is seen a teaching opportunity. No music is used during the 60 minute drop-in class. The space has white noise from fans and water fountain. 


Requirements 

+Curious and passionate about yoga+Inspired by, and participating in, sustainability and/or social justice work 

+Inspire teammates and students 

+Show intense and eager enjoyment and interest+Arrive prepared and on time 

+Graduation from recognized 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training 

+Yoga teaching experience, 1-3 years preferred+Maintain personal liability coverage, provide a copy of policy upon request 

+Comply with all laws and regulations governing independent contractors 


*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the instructor for this job as they may change.

STUDIO NANNY

Reports to: Director of Yoga and Community Engagement


The Role 

The Studio Nanny is responsible to provide care for children while their parent or grown-up participates in a 60 minute yoga class. Children will vary in age and interests. Some tasks will include encouraging play on the playground, pushing on swings, facilitating games, managing disagreements in a non-punitive way, and monitoring entrances and exits.


Duties & Responsibilities 

+Arrive to class 15 minutes early to help check the space, greet children, and check-in with grown-ups. 

+Stay 15 minutes after class to make sure the space is left clean and answer grown-ups’ questions. 

+Create an inclusive and positive play environment.

+Maintain a professional and positive relationship with all Yoga Wild faculty and staff and students. 

+Follow professional standards of conduct, company policies and safety guidelines as outlined in the team guidebook. 

+Complete other duties as assigned to help company meet goals.


Work Environment 

This job primarily operates at a park in N. Tacoma but opportunities may arise in the community or at the downtown Yoga Wild studio. Park classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am-10:30 am. Summer doesn’t always mean sun and high temps. Be prepared for chilly or drizzly or muddy, etc.


Requirements 

+Genuinely enjoy playing with kids 

+Proven child care experience with references 

+First Aid and CPR certification 

+Driver’s license and safe driving record


Nanny Skills 

+Flexibility 

+Adaptability 

+Ability to multitask 

+Emotional maturity 

+Good judgment skills 

+Planning and organizing skills 

+Stress tolerance 

+High energy level 

+Enthusiasm 


*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the instructor for this job as they may change.


REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLABORATION


You and Your Brand

Positive presence in the community.

Value, respect and promote the rights of everyone, including (but not limited to):

women, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, refugees.

No multi-level marketing (MLM) representatives.


Products 

Local 

Organic 

Plant-based 

Recycled materials 

Low-impact dyes 

Recyclable and/or biodegradable packaging 

Fair-labor practices 

Environmentally-safe manufacturing processes