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  • Camp Technology Instructor

    ESF Camps at Greenwich Academy
    Job Description
    Are you looking for the best summer job ever? Look no further because ESF is hiring Technology Instructors to work across our 13 locations from mid-June through mid-August!
     
    ESF offers competitive compensation, accredited internships and field work hours for graduate and undergraduate students, CEU credits for teachers, flexible schedules, year-round aftercare, mentoring opportunities and an employee referral program consisting of bonuses and ESF gear!
     
    What will you do all summer (in addition to having fun with your campers and fellow team members)? A Technology Instructor is responsible for:
    • Supervising campers [ages six (6) to fifteen (15)]
    • Actively participating in all camp activities
    • Providing a safe and fun learning environment and serving as a positive role model
     
    Position Objective/Purpose:
    ESF is hiring motivated leaders with prior experience supervising children who believe in ESF’s mission, build positive relationships and ensure the well-being of others.
     
    Position Scope Factors:
    Technology Instructor hours are from 8:15am-3:45pm; Monday – Friday. Start and end times may vary depending on the location and camp. Technology Instructors also have the opportunity to work extended hours for additional income. Depending on the location, Technology Instructors work up to ten (10) consecutive weeks from mid-June through mid-August.
     
    Essential Job Responsibilities:
    • Supervise a group of campers focusing on behavior management, safety, security, and skill development
    • Work daily in classrooms that cover multiple technology topics
    • Implement and prepare the camp curriculum
    • Impart your knowledge and expertise as an instructor, resource and guide
    • Lead campers in the learning process through the use of skills such as: innovation, creativity, communication, critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making, collaboration, teamwork, time management, empathy, and leadership
    • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create a fun environment
    • Work effectively with fellow team members and collaborate on daily responsibilities
    • Provide oversight and instruction for your support counselor(s)
    • Complete assigned paperwork
    • Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times, and to adhere to all company policies
    • Have fun!
    • Other responsibilities as assigned
     
    Position Competencies for Success:
    • Understand and support the mission of the organization
    • Commit to the growth and development of youth
    • Work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
    • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills; using clear, concise and professional language when interacting with campers, camp families and colleagues
    • Be responsible, reliable and safe
    • Always have a positive, can-do attitude
    • Be patient, caring and creative
    • Produce consistent, high-quality work
    • Demonstrate excellent judgment; identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
    • Be a flexible, adaptive and a team player
    • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child
     
    Experience Requirements:
    • Understanding or interest in STEM programming/subject matter
    • Prior classroom teaching/field work experience or two (2) years of ESF experience
    • Previous experience working with children
    • Previous camp experience preferred
     
    Education Requirements:
    • Minimum two (2) years of college completed preferred
    • Enrolled in or successfully completed an education-related or child-related major/course of study preferred
     
    Reporting Relationships:
    • Reports directly to the Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.
     
    Essential Job Functions - Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
    • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
    • Work outside, upright and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
    • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
    • Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions – responsibilities listed above
     
    This job description is subject to change at any time.