Camp Instructor for grades SK-4

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The Pueblo Science Camp aim to enrich children’s experience of STEM (Science Engineering and Math) subjects through engaging hands-on approach, which incorporates a strong connection with higher education inspirational experiences.

The camp will be held between July 4- 14, 2017

Instructor duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Participate in the entirety of the camp training preceding the camp (2 days over the weekend).
  2. Introduce the campers to the experiments/activities including scientific background and safety precautions.
  3. Oversee the performance of the campers throughout the activities, maintaining their conduct and safety.
  4. Make sure campers are careful to prevent damage to either equipment or camp facility, as well as avoiding irresponsible waste of consumables.
  5. Manage the volunteer assistant instructors to assist with the delivery of the activity.
  6. Make sure campers tidy up and clean up at the end of each activity/experiment.
  7. Oversee the campers during the breaks, whether indoors or outside, according to the camp schedule.
  8. Be responsible to the safety and well-being of all campers during field trips and outdoor activities.
  9. Make sure campers are ready to be picked up by their guardians by the end of the day.
  10. Help clean up and tidy up the camp space at the end of each day, as well as prepare the activities for the following day.
  11. Provide feedback regarding the camp’s activities at the request of the camp director, at the end of the camp.
  12. Follow the camp director and camp managers’ instructions during the camp.

Requirements:

  1. Current or recent post-secondary student.
  2. A strong teaching background.
  3. Experience working with children in grades SK-4 in either curricular or extra-curricular activities.
  4. A strong science background is preferred.
  5. First aid/CPR certification is an asset.

Application:

Applications should submit a resume and include a cover letter, and at least 2 references (contact details only) and be submitted to camp@puebloscience.org by May 27, 2017.

The number of available positions depends on camp registration, and employment will be conditional upon registration. All instructor positions are paid $13/hr and include 7 hours work per day as well as the training time prior to the camp (TBA). Applicants can only apply for full sessions. Applicant must submit a police record check with a vulnerable sector screen by the start of the program.

Number of Positions available: 3

Position Details:

When: July 4-14, 2017

Where: 60 St. George Street, Suite 331

Time: 35 hours per week, plus 10 hours training

How to apply:

Send resume, cover letter and references as PDF documents to camp@puebloscience.org  by May 27, 2017