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  • True Life Adventure: Camp Ultimate Frisbee Specialist/Teacher

    Job Location US-PA-Haverford
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    ESF Camps at The Haverford School
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    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    The True Life Adventure Ultimate Frisbee 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:

    • Calling all Frisbee Coaches to lead a week-long True Life Adventure filled with competition and fun! Implement your favorite ultimate frisbee and frisbee golf games as you teach campers (ages 9-15) about these lifetime recreational and competitive sports. Show campers how to practice their “freestyle” moves and prepare them for the Fantastic Flying Frisbee Tournament on the last day. Have fun with flying discs whille teaching campers about teambuilding, sportsmanship, fitness and leadership!


    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:

    • Haverford, PA at The Haverford School
    • Montgomery Springs, PA at Montgomery School
    • Newtown Square, PA at Episcopal Academy
    • Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School


    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 Ultimate Frisbee 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 behavior 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

    • Previous experience playing and coaching ultimate frisbee 
    • At least one year post-graduate teaching experience
    • Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; coaching, babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer or classroom assistant
    • 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 35 lbs
    • 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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