Galileo Learning

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GREAT COMPANY

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Assistant Instructor in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Assistant Instructor in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Galileo Learning full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Lively work culture bringing in upbeat children
Amazing workers

Cons

short time positions mostly available
Hard to get closer to supervisor as work is often separate/individual

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Discuss goals and progress with all individual employees.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    This was one of the worst jobs ever

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    Former Employee - Lead Instructor in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Lead Instructor in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Galileo Learning full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    There was nothing good about this job

    Cons

    My boss had no idea about the learning needs of 1st graders, and she was always looking over you shoulder for everything. For a company that promotes self-thinking and innovation, they don't allow for their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get feed back from your teachers about work conditions instead of just listening to camp directors. Spend more time in the classroom to judge teachers. Design a curriculum relevant to age groups. 1st graders should not be learning vocabulary like aerodynamics.

    Doesn't Recommend
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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Wonderful place to work but requires a certain personality

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Assistant Instructor, Galileo Summer Quest in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Instructor, Galileo Summer Quest in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Galileo Learning

    Pros

    - great senior leadership (watches out for you and can always be approached about any issues you may be having)
    - very pro-active at providing constructive feedback
    - welcoming team dynamic, always open to ideas
    - increased pay for each year you return
    - FUN!!!

    Cons

    - some of the curriculum needs more development so you end up spending extra time prepping it yourself
    - could be very dependent on which classes you teach and who your Lead Instructor is
    - you have to keep up the super energetic camp personality for 8 weeks, sometimes it can be really hard to do so

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix the curriculum, make the changes that are suggested in the feedback employees give after each summer.

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