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Summer Camp Counselor

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School: Paragon Prep
Location: Austin, TX
Date Opened: Mar 18, 2024
Job ID: 5185

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Spring Education Group's K-12 Division includes nearly 75 schools, with programs spanning Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, and High School. Across all our K-12 schools, the common theme is our dedication to providing high-quality education and delivering superior educational outcomes through a variety of acclaimed pedagogical approaches. Our private elementary schools provide challenging academics, personalized attention for each student, and strong partnerships among parents, teachers, students, and staff. Our proven curricula and our caring community of educators are committed to delivering superior preschool through 12th grade education.

Paragon Prep
We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals to serve as elementary school summer camp counselors for our upcoming summer program. As a summer camp counselor, you will be responsible for supervising and engaging a group of children in various activities and programs.
You will work alongside other counselors and the camp director to ensure that all campers have a safe, fun, and educational experience.

This is a seasonal/temporary position for the duration of the summer camp program. The program runs from June to August, with additional training and prep time required before the start of the program.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervise and engage children in a variety of activities and programs.
  • Implement and lead age-appropriate activities, including but not limited to games, sports, and arts and crafts.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all campers at all times.
  • Create a positive and inclusive environment for all campers.
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate activities and games.
  • Provide guidance and support to campers to ensure they have a positive experience.
  • Communicate with parents and guardians as needed.
  • Assist with camp set-up and take-down as needed.
  • Attend all training and staff meetings.

Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be enthusiastic, responsible, and reliable.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and a child abuse clearance check.

Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with children in a camp or similar setting preferred.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing situations
  • CPR and First Aid certification (preferred, but not required)
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and run for extended periods of time.

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
  • Employment Indicator: Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate: $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $22.50
  • Required Education: High School
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