ESF Camps

Technology Camp Web Design Specialist/Teacher

US-MD-Baltimore
Job ID
2017-6148
# of Openings
15
ESF Camps at Gilman School (Baltimore, MD)
Targeted Job Start Date
6/26/2017
Targeted Job End Date
8/18/2017
Type
Seasonal Full-Time

Position Summary

Web Design Technology Specialist/Teachers are responsible for immersing campers in our exciting technology curriculum while guiding campers through the creative/design thinking process. In addition to constantly supervising campers, Technology Specialists/Teachers promote and actively participate in all camp activities, may lead recreational periods outside of class, provide a safe and fun learning environment, and serve as a positive role models for campers and counselors.

Position Scope Factors

Program Description(s):

  • Web Design 101 (Gr. 5-9) - Learn the fundamentals of web design and create your very own website. The focus of this camp is HTML Development and graphic design. A subject matter expert will provide design and development instruction for beginner, intermediate and advanced campers. Individuals with prior experience can jump right in and start working on their projects. For beginners, no experience is necessary since you will be guided step- by-step through the creative process.
  • Web Design 4 Kids (Gr. 2-4) - In the Web Design 4 Kids camp, the focus is on learning how to design and build a super cool website, but without needing to learn how to write HTML or other code. Campers will learn the basics of web design with Google Sites, use WYSIWYG design tools and will be provided with an introduction to graphic design software. By the last day of camp, campers will have designed a series of web pages that reflect their personal interests and hobbies. No  prior experience necessary. All skills  levels welcome.

 

A Technology Camp Specialist/Teacher teaches a minimum of 1 class but may also be considered to teach various programs at 1 or more locations.

 

Local teaching opportunities:

  • Baltimore, MD at Gilman School
  • North Bethesda, MD at Georgetown Prep School

If you are interested in traveling to any of the locations listed below, ESF will provide hotel accommodations, mileage reimbursement, and a food stipend:

  • Haverford, PA at The Haverford School
  • Chestnut Hill, PA at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
  • Montgomery Springs, PA at Montgomery School
  • Newtown Square, PA at Episcopal Academy
  • Tinton Falls, NJ at Ranney School
  • Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School
  • Moorestown, NJ at Moorestown Middle School
  • Bronx, NY at The Riverdale Country School
  • Greenwich, CT at Greenwich Academy

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Work daily in classrooms and cover multiple technology topics
  • Implement camp curriculum and organize/prepare daily lessons plans
  • Inspire campers to think creatively, critically, and innovatively
  • Empower campers to explore the world around them and solve real-life, practical issues
  • Impart your knowledge and expertise as an instructor, resource and guide
  • Lead campers in the learning process through the use of 21st century 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 and create a fun environment where everyone feels included
  • Communicate effectively using clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, families, peers and leadership 
  • Work effectively with fellow team members and collaborate on daily responsibilities
  • Provide oversight and instruction for your support counselors
  • Complete assigned paperwork
  • Serve as a positive role model to campers and counselors
  • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times
  • Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and adhere to all company policies
  • Attend all required pre-camp trainings and submit necessary background check paperwork
  • Have fun!

Experience Requirements

  • Two, or more, years of classroom and/or camp experience (or comparable experience)
  • Previous experience using technology in a classroom Must have previous experience teaching children
  • The ability to quickly troubleshoot, and repair, simple PC/Technology problems and errors

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching certification (preferred)

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to and takes direction from Major Camp leadership staff.  In addition, you may take direction from the Technology General Manager and other camp directors. May also take direction from, and is overall accountable to, the Site Director.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbs
  • Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
  • Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position

 

ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!

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