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Summer Camp Director – School Around Us

Summer Camp Director – School Around Us
School Around Us in Arundel Maine seeks a Director of the summer camp program. It is a full-time job in the summer, and includes 2 hours/week in the months leading up to the summer (for camp marketing). Please read the Qualifications and Responsibilities below, and if you think you’re a good match, please send: Cover Letter and Resume by email to the address provided. Interviews will begin immediately, with selection occurring as soon as possible, with a Feb. 1 deadline.
Qualifications:
  • Experience working with children
  • Comfortable working with children ages 4-14
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Understands emergent curriculum and child-centered philosophy
  • Can do basic bookkeeping
  • Enjoys being in nature with kids
  • CPR and first aid certified
  • Water safety training
  • Background check
  • Clean driving record
  • Minimum age 25, as required by our insurance
Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise counselors
  • Communicate with counselors of daily plan
  • Set up daily activities and gathers supplies
  • Work directly with children throughout the day
  • Follow the flow of the camp schedule, yet provides flexibility
  • Plan daily to weekly field trips
  • Ensure that campers are immersed in nature through the activities planned
  • Create a positive and safe camp culture
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis
  • Uphold the Mission, Philosophy and Policies of School Around Us
  • Maintain a clean and organized Camp space
  • Keep track of registration, enrollment and billing.
  • Prepare the payroll for the Admin Assistant, weekly
  • Responsible for advertising the camp
  • Respond to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Meets on a regular basis with SAU support team (Amy and Beth)
Start time:
  • Upon hiring, 2 hours/week until June 22.
  • 40 hours/week from June 25-Aug 31st
  • Bonus program for exceeding enrollment expectation
Please send cover letter and resume to admincommittee@schoolaroundus.org.
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Teaching Positions at Blue Rock School

Lower Elementary and Middle School Teaching Positions

Blue Rock School is a small, not-for- profit, progressive school (Kindergarten- Eighth) in West Nyack, NY. We are oriented towards a balanced education, holistically engaging the mind, body and the feelings. Our approach is hands-on, project based and multi-disciplinary, with an emphasis on a love of learning and an emergent curriculum. We nurture students’ creativity, and provide academic challenge and individualized attention in a stress-free environment. Applicants must have an interest in progressive education, strong math and language arts skills, and experience teaching science and social studies. All our positions require an ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, as well as openness to ongoing teacher training and personal development. The positions may commence in the spring of 2017 so new staff can receive mentorship before the fall. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Please fax or email a resume and cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position to: 845-627- 0208 or office@bluerockschool.org