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  • True Life Adventure: Speed Cubing (Rubiks Cube) Camp Specialist/Teacher

    Job Location US-CT-Greenwich
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    ESF Camps at Greenwich Academy
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    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    The True Life Adventure Speed Cubing 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 rubik's cube enthusiasts to lead a week-long True Life Adventure filled with competition and fun! Implement ESF's exciting speed cubing curriculum filled with games and rubik's cube solving techniqhues as you teach campers (ages 9-15) the importance of having patience, preserverance, and problem-solving abilities. Show campers how to bring all the cubes of a certain color to one face of the cube and then replicate this for all six colors one step at a time! 


    Help campers focus on keeping their minds active, noticing patterns, and eliminating possibilities. Show them how all you need is determination and a bit of skill to solve this colordul open-ended 3-D puzzle. Get campers started with observing, experimenting, noticing patterns, and drawing conclusions. Once you teach campers to memorize the algorithms and practice their moves, you will lead your campers in the first-ever ESF Speedcubing Competition 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:


    • 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 Haverford School
    • Chestnut Hill, PA at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
    • Newtown Square, PA at Episcopal Academ
    • Montgomery Springs, PA at Montgomery School
    • Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School
    • Tinton Falls, NJ at Ranney 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 Speed Cubing 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
    • 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 solving the rubik's cube or willingness to learn
    • 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 on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
    • Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running 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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