ESF Camps

Camp Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist/Teacher

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
2018-7208
# of Openings
15
ESF Camps at Greenwich Academy
Targeted Job Start Date
6/18/2018
Targeted Job End Date
8/17/2018
Type
Seasonal Full-Time

Position Summary

Our Major Camp team consists of Specialists/Teachers with backgrounds in education, art, theater, music, fashion, sports business, science, technology, engineering, etc. The Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist/Teacher is dedicated to sharing knowledge, implementing ESF curriculum and teaching methodologies, encouraging campers to solve thought-provoking questions, work collaboratively in teams, and to develop and present a final project.

Position Scope Factors

Program Description(s):

  • Junior Business Academy: Restaurant Inc. - Expert Tips for creating your own Eatery!: Carve your niche it the food industry by creating a restaurant or food service company! Explore various restaurant service styles, cuisine, and consumers. Research an ideal location; collaborate on a pricing strategy and hiring requirements; decide upon a theme, and design your décor. Strategize on marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as daily and seasonal promotions. Collaborate with your team to build a unique brand for your eatery and create a business plan and marketing strategy that will set you apart from your competition. Powered by The Jack Welch Management Institute

 

A Major 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:

  • Bronx, NY at Riverdale Country School
  • Greenwich, CT at Greenwich Academy

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
  • Baltimore, MD at The Gilman School
  • North Bethesda, MD at The Georgetown Prep School
  • Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School
  • Moorestown, NJ at Moorestown Middle School
  • Tinton Falls, NJ at Ranney School

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Inspire campers to think creatively, critically, and innovatively
  • Immerse campers in Business & Entrepreneurship through hands‐on, authentic learning experiences with exposure to “real world" experts, special guests, and field trips
  • Empower campers to explore the world around them and solve real‐life, practical issues that engage their hearts and minds
  • Impart your knowledge and expertise as an instructor, resource and guide while campers navigate the scope of the  curriculum
  • 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, team work, time management, empathy, and leadership
  • Guide campers as they prepare for their ultimate group project
  • Organize and prepare daily lessons plans and participate in exciting field trips
  • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and create a fun environment where everyone feels included
  • Effectively communicate 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
  • 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
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Attend all required pre-camp trainings and submit necessary background check paperwork
  • Have fun

Experience Requirements

  • Previous business experience required
  • Prior classroom and/or camp experience (or comparable experience) is preferable
  • Previous experience teaching children is preferred

Education Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching certification (preferred)

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to and takes direction from Major 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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