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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.
  • 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