Type: Part-time Seasonal Salary (full time for five weeks in summer - no health benefits offered)
Application Deadline: October 2018
Start Date: Process begins November/December. Actual feet on the ground begins early June through August for 5 weeks
Maumee Valley is the only secular, PS-12 independent school in northwest Ohio and boasts an accomplished and diverse student body, rigorous academic program, and an impressive college profile. A Maumee Valley education is Personal, Experiential, and Global.
SummerTime Camp Director
A Maumee Valley employee is a guide who orchestrates learning for students in ways that are
engaging, challenging and relevant. The successful candidate is a resourceful and innovative educator who utilizes a range of pedagogical techniques in order to reach all learners. All learners will feel safe, respected and confident in the environment created by this candidate. We ask all of our employees to do the following:
Plan and execute a successful summertime camp for the community
Communication is key to a successful program. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, first, by soliciting camp ideas, securing teachers for a variety of classes, and managing what will add value to the program. Then, as June approaches, continue to build excitement and momentum around the camp
Market summer camp to both the Maumee Valley community and the surrounding areas
Manage the budget, receipts, and payroll
Hire the instructors and counselors
Train instructors on budget, expectations, and management of the students
Skills and Competencies:
Exceptional organization and planning skills
Highly creative, motivated and innovative individual
Sense of humor
Ability to communicate effectively to all constituencies
Ability to execute the vision of Summertime Camp, which dovetails into the mission and vision of Maumee Valley Country Day School (Experiential, Personal, Global)
Must have experience managing teachers, students and parents
Summer Camp experience preferred
Out of the box thinker, motivated to provide children with an experiential, energizing summer experience
Must be able to communicate succinctly and effectively to all constituencies in both verbal and written media
All Maumee Valley employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your documents in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Documents needed:MVCDS Application, cover letter, resume, three written professional letters of reference, and a copy of college transcripts. Please use the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
About Maumee Valley Country Day School
Employment at Maumee Valley is more than a job. It is an opportunity to join a community of learners who seek challenge, commitment, and strong relationships. Because we are an independent college preparatory school, much is required of our administrators, faculty and staff.
Maumee Valley Country Day School's mission is to enable students to become enlightened, compassionate and contributing citizens of our global community, while preparing graduates for their best opportunities in higher education.
The Upper school is recognized for it’s extraordinary learning opportunities. The Upper School’s Winterim program enhances students' learning with intensive, focused month long experiences. Students select from offerings that include classes, local as well as international educational trips and independent study projects. The Fine and Performing Arts programs are a part of the core curriculum of the Upper School. The school also has an international student program that provides a unique learning opportunity for international students as well as provides the student body with unique exposure to diverse cultures and ideas.