Commonwealth Academy is currently seeking to hire a Camp Instructor/Counselor to join its team for the summer of 2021. Candidates applying for this position must be prepared to work on-campus and virtually at any point during the summer.
As Camp Instructor, you will be an active participant in camp activities and will assist your Camp Director with a variety of daily tasks. The goal of our camps is to create a memorable and meaningful camp experience for campers in a safe environment. Our Instructors interact with our campers throughout the entire day, helping them make friends, try new things, and generally caring for their well-being. The role of an Instructor is to lead, participate, build relationships, and have fun while ensuring the physical and emotional safety of every child.
Our camps run daily from June 7th to July 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Salary based on qualifications. Please check out our website for our full offerings at ca-camps.org
Camp Instructor Qualities
Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences, and insights
Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times
Prior experience working with children
Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations
Completed at least one year of college or equivalent
CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified before the summer begins
Camp Instructor Responsibilities
Work with the group of campers and provide a safe, fun, and memorable camp experience
Cooperate with fellow Counselors and Camp Director
Greet families and campers upon arrival
Support Camp Director in establishing rules and emergency procedures with campers
Participate in all camp activities
Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by the Camp Director
About Commonwealth Academy
Commonwealth Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for students grades 3-12 located in the Del Ray section of Alexandria, VA. C/A serves average to gifted students who benefit from small classes and rigorous instruction, as well as students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and/or a learning difference, and that benefit from instruction addressing various learning styles.
Commonwealth Academy offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes: health/dental, long-term and short-term disability, 403b plan, tuition remission and professional development reimbursement.
Commonwealth Academy recognizes and values the wide range of voices and perspectives in all spheres of academic enterprise. Through this exchange of views and experiences, our students gain the skills, knowledge, and attitude that will prepare them to be leaders in an increasingly multicultural world.
The school honors its commitment to inclusion through admission policies, hiring practices, professional development, and curriculum. The Board, administration, faculty, staff, parents and students are committed to a positive, pluralistic environment where the academic and soci...al well-being of all students is affirmed and assured, as well as to policies that promote inclusiveness, social justice and respect for all, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, and gender identity/expression.