Summer Horizons Camp at NPS is seeking enthusiastic, energetic individuals to lead our classrooms. Lead Teacher positions are available in each age group from age 3 to grade 6.
In a classroom-like setting, teachers and counselors lead and supervise all activities, clean up, snacks, and meals. Lead Teachers design and lead age-appropriate programming for their small camp group based around a weekly theme. With the help of their Assistant Teacher and a Program Assistant, Lead Teachers implement 1-4 daily activities and supervise their campers as they attend other camp activities on and off campus. All staff are responsible for the general health and welfare of our campers, and assist in the care of resources and equipment. Staff help run special events as needed, and may be assigned to leave camp on trips to the pool or for Friday field trips to provide supervision.
Lead teachers will work 8:15 am-3:30 pm the weeks of June 18 – July 20 or July 23-August 17, 2018. Option to work the full 9 weeks.
Applicants should have documented experience working with children in a group setting. An ideal candidate is creative, has a strong work ethic, and is a responsible leader who works well with others. Candidates would have the ability to collaborate, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills.
Candidates must be at least 21 years old. Bachelor’s degree required.
More information and application found here: http://www.nps-dc.org/summer/camp-information/summer-employment
At least 1 year of prior experience in a leading role in a classroom or camp setting
At least 21 years of age
A warm, fun and friendly demeanor with children and adults
Ability to lead a group of campers appropriately and manage behaviors with tact and kindness
Responsible and reliable, prompt
Ability to create and lead fun and engaging activities appropriate for your chosen age group
Contagious enthusiasm for learning and play
Ability to keep an organized classroom, including decor and camper belongings
Additional Salary Information: DOE
About Summer Horizons Camp at NPS
National Presbyterian School is an independent, co-educational 300+ student elementary (N-6th Grade) day school located in Upper Northwest Washington, DC. Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.