of South Riding
25160 Loudoun County Pkwy, South Riding, VA 20152 • (703) 957-3037

Summer Camp Counselor

Reports To:

 

Enrichment Teachers report directly to the Executive Team.

 

Summer Camp Counselor:

Our mission is to create an environment that teaches and nurtures the children under our care. We believe that all children are scientists and that our professional staff can make them better scientists! The bottom line is that our summer camps and school programs are only as good as our personnel. We are extremely selective and we are always looking for the top talent across the country. 

We are currently looking for qualified Camp Counselors that can oversee the camp programs at individual locations in the Northern Virginia area. 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead science & technology-themed camps and activities for kids ages 4-14
  • Report to camps in a timely manner
  • Develop camper understanding of science by combining scientific knowledge with reasoning and thinking skills
  • Ensure classroom is cleaned up after each day and set up for the following day
  • Ensure students are picked up and signed up by parents/guardians
  • Uses a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating, and reinforcing;

  • Recognizes, documents, and takes appropriate action in cases of suspected abuse, illness, or accidents; and

  • Provides positive guidance to the children including redirecting, positive language, and positive reinforcement.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience working with young children;

  • Successful completion of the complete hiring packet;

  • Comfortable with team-based work structure;

  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility on the job;

  • Strong written and verbal skills;

  • Initiative, conscientiousness, and comprehensive follow-through in areas of responsibility;

  • Excellent health and agility to perform job responsibilities of a teacher of young children; and

  • Ability to consistently model superior teaching and care-giving skills.

  • Ability to provide a safe, positive and friendly environment for students
  • Previous experience working with kids in a classroom or camp setting
  • Previous experience with programming or game design software is a huge PLUS
  • Previous experience with camp programs is a PLUS
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain before the start of camps
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 
 

Our school is a school unlike any other in the area. Call 703-957-3037 for more information, or email your resume to Nicole@krksouthriding.com

We base pay on experience and education.

 
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