Summer Camp Maker Instructor (K-4th grade) - Sacramento

  • Varies, Sacramento, CA, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Edventure More (EDMO), a 501(c)(3) non-profit enrichment organization, we create school year and summer camp programs for Pre-K-8th graders where learning is experiential, personalities shine, collaboration is key, and no one ever gives up. Our unique and culturally rich environment builds the social, emotional and academic intelligence kids need to become the makers, shakers and amazinators of tomorrow! Visit campedmo.org to learn more.

Job Description

The EDMO Maker Instructor is responsible for running the EDMO Maker room and instruction for K-4th grade campers. They train on all EDMO maker curriculum and teach four classes a day bringing this hands-on curriculum to life for our campers. Instructors should be prepared for a summer filled with personal and professional growth, classroom management practice and a whole lot of FUN!

Main duties include:

  • Approach education with passion and excitement and build positive role model relationships with campers
  • Set-up, organize and manage the maker classroom including supplies, curriculum and classroom management
  • Lead four rotations of enrichment curriculum daily with themes varying by week
  • Manager Counselors and LITs while in the maker classroom
  • Refine curriculum and add personal contributions as seen fit with guidance of the Camp Director
  • Work closely with the Camp Director and other staff members to create fun camp games, songs, skits and activities - and participate in all
  • Assist in daily camper check in and check out procedures
  • Interact with parents in a professional and energetic mannger
  • Help cultivate healthy self-esteem and a natural love for learning
  • Instill the EDMO Vibe of kindness, respect, honesty and FUN in all campers

Position reports to: Camp Director

Manages: Counselors & LITs

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree (or degree in progress) in education or a related course of study  
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred is a plus
  • Experience with design thinking and/or flipped model learning
  • Desire to think creatively and lead the class with open ended questions
  • Willingness to solve problems, be patient, and remain positive and fun
  • Experience (and a love for!) working with kids
  • High sense of responsibility and dependability 
  • Previous camp experience preferred but not required
  • Experience talking to and interacting with parents
  • Contagious enthusiasm and charisma
  • Strong team player
  • Creative, flexible, and excellent multi-tasker
  • Experience facilitating groups of children and/or working youth programs with proven classroom management is preferred
  • A large supply of costumes and/or a plethora of skits and songs in your back pocket is a plus

Note: Do not be discouraged if you only have experience/expertise in one subject area or are unfamiliar with the maker theme concepts. We love teaching like-minded humans!

Additional Information

Salary:

- $12 - $17 / Hour Based on Location and Experience + Overtime at 1.5 x hourly rate

Hours: 

- 7:45 am - 4:15 pm: Monday - Friday

- Additional Assigned Overtime until 6pm.

Dates:

- This is a Full-Time Summer Position running 5 - 10 weeks from June - August depending on location. Please visit our website at campedmo.org to see specific dates for each location. 

- Training: Staff training will take place the week prior to the start date of the assigned location as well as mandatory curriculum training TBD.

- Extended weeks and school year work are also available for qualified candidates. Ask for more info!

Application Details:

- Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. The sooner you apply, the better your chances.

- Please attach your resume and cover letter in a PDF form to ensure compatibility.

Alumni Staff:

- If you have worked for us in past summers, please use the alumni link emailed to you to submit your application for 2018. 


We look forward to receiving your application! If you have questions about our job opportunities please contact Greg Nelson at 415.282.6673.

CAMP EDMO is powered by Edventure More, a year-round 501(c)(3) non-profit enrichment organization. 5% of summer camp proceeds and 100% of donations support camp scholarships and subsidized science, maker and technology programs in local schools.

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