ESF Camps

True Life Adventure: Camp Acting & Improv Specialist/Teacher

US-NJ-Moorestown
Job ID
2018-7130
# of Openings
1
ESF Camps at William Allen Middle School
Targeted Job Start Date
8/20/2018
Targeted Job End Date
8/24/2018
Type
Seasonal Full-Time

Position Summary

The True Life Adventure Acting and Improv Specialist/Teacher is dedicated to sharing knowledge while implementing and delivering a 1 week long specialty curriculum to campers ages 9-15.

Position Scope Factors

Program Description(s):

  • Discover your inner actor! With the guidance of an acting coach, participate in theater games, drama exercises, and creative activities designed to expand your speaking, acting, improvisation and comedic skills! Friends and family are invited to an “Afternoon of Improv & Sketch Comedy” on the last day!

 

A True Life Adventure Specialist/Teacher teaches a minimum of 1 class but may also be considered to teach the same offering at 1 or more locations.

 

Local teaching opportunities:

  • Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School
  • Moorestown, NJ at Moorestown Friends 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
  • Baltimore, MD at The Gilman School
  • North Bethesda, MD at The Georgetown Prep School
  • Bronx, NY at Riverdale Country School
  • Greenwich, CT at Greenwich Academy

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health and safety, security, and personal and skill development
  • Organize and prepare daily lesson plans in a fun and creative manner
  • Implement ESF Acting and Improv curriculum; bring lesson plans to life for campers through your participation, support and guidance
  • Encourage creativity and critical thinking while making a positive impact on each of your campers
  • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create a fun environment where everyone feels included
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
  • Effectively communicate using clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community
  • Work effectively with co-workers and collaborate on daily responsibilities
  • Complete assigned paperwork
  • Serve as a positive role model to campers
  • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times
  • Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
  • Attend all required pre-camp trainings and submit necessary background check paperwork
  • Have fun
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge of subject area: see position scope factors
  • At least one year post-graduate teaching experience
  • Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
  • Previous camp experience (preferred)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching certification (preferred)

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to and takes direction from Senior Camp leadership staff.  In addition, you may take direction 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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