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Summer Camp Counselors

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School: BASIS Independent Schools
Location: Fremont, CA
Date Opened: Dec 21, 2023
Job ID: 4039

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BASIS Independent Schools, a subsidiary of Spring Education Group, is a national network of PreK-12 private, secular schools that educate students to the highest international levels. Our ten campuses, located in some of the most bustling, dynamic metropolitan areas in the country, are part of the BASIS Curriculum Schools global network. We believe in setting a higher standard for students and promoting self-reliance and accountability in a culture where hard work is celebrated, and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.

Lead Summer Camp Counselor

Job Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Lead Summer Camp Counselor to join our team for an exciting 8-week summer camp program catering to children in the TK-grade 5 age range. The Lead Summer Camp Counselor will play a crucial role in creating a fun, safe, and engaging environment for campers, fostering personal growth, and facilitating memorable experiences.

Responsibilities:
  1. Supervision and Leadership:
    • Lead a team of counselors to ensure the smooth operation of daily camp activities.
    • Provide guidance and support to counselors in implementing age-appropriate programs and activities.
    • Foster a positive and inclusive camp culture that promotes teamwork, creativity, and respect.
  2. Program Development:
    • Collaborate with the camp director to plan and organize a diverse range of activities, games, and projects suitable for the TK-grade 5 age group.
    • Create and implement age-appropriate curriculum that aligns with the camp's goals and values.
  3. Child Interaction:
    • Build positive relationships with campers, creating a supportive and caring environment.
    • Address behavioral issues with a constructive and solution-oriented approach.
    • Encourage campers to participate in activities and facilitate group bonding.
  4. Safety and Well-being:
    • Ensure the safety and well-being of campers through constant supervision and adherence to safety guidelines.
    • Respond effectively to emergencies and follow established protocols.
    • Administer first aid when necessary and document incidents.
  5. Communication:
    • Maintain open and transparent communication with parents, keeping them informed about their child's camp experience.
    • Conduct regular meetings with counselors to provide feedback, address concerns, and ensure alignment with camp objectives.

Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a camp or educational setting.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • CPR and first aid certification (we will provide training if not certified).
  • Passion for working with children and creating a positive and enriching camp experience.

Schedule:
  • The camp runs for 8 weeks during the summer. The Lead Summer Camp Counselor is expected to commit to the full duration of the program, including two weeks of pre-camp training.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction. Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Other details

  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate: $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $30.00
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