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  • Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist/Teacher - Summer Camp

    Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    ESF Dream Camp at Temple University
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Targeted Job End Date
    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Our Senior Camp team consists of Specialists/Teachers with backgrounds in education, art, theater, music, fashion, sports business, science, technology, engineering, etc. The Business & Entrepreneurship 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): (All programs listed are offered for Grades 5th-11th.) 

    • 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.



    Local teaching opportunities:


    • Philadelphia, PA at Temple University




    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 Senior Camp leadership staff.  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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