Benchmark School Summer Camp Recreation Counselor (Seasonal)
Location: Media, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Salary: - Salary
Internal Number: 825527
Summer Camp Recreation Counselor
Department: Summer Recreation Program
Job Status: Part-Time (Seasonal)
Reports To: Summer Recreation Program Director
Position Date: June 26, 2023 - July 28, 2023
Benchmark Camp is a 5-week day camp providing academics and recreation. We serve bright children in grades 1 through 6 who have dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, or other language-based learning differences along with students who need additional help in language arts. Benchmark Camp is looking for an energetic and attentive Recreation Counselor. The Recreation Counselor accomplishes the objectives of the camp by supporting and facilitating activities under the direction of the Recreation Program Director.
Benchmark Camp is in session from June 26, 2023 - July 28, 2023 (closed on July 3 and July 4). Counselors are expected to be on campus from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. when camp is in session. In-service is required June 22-24, 2023.
High school juniors and above
Previous experience working with children preferred
Enthusiastic and positive attitude
Excellent communication skills
Ability to learn and enforce the camp's safety and operating rules
Must pass reference checks and background screenings, which include fingerprint check and sex offender registry check
Application RequirementsInterested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and:
Three professional references including names, telephone numbers, and email addresses
In addition to a standard cover letter, please respond to the following questions in no more than 500 words. Applications that do not include these responses will not be considered.
Give an example of when you've worked across differences. What was the nature of the experience and what did you learn about yourself as a person?
Please describe your current philosophy on teaching and learning, even if you are not a teacher.
Benchmark School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Founded in 1970, Benchmark School is an internationally-recognized independent, co-educational day school for bright, struggling learners in grades 1-8. It is located on a 23-acre wooded campus in Media, PA, about 13 miles west of Philadelphia. Benchmark’s mission is to help our students develop into confident and strategic thinkers, learners, and problem-solvers who take control of their own learning. One of the defining characteristics of the school is its commitment to excellence and research-based innovation. As a result of this focus, our students meet with success in school and in life. For more information about the school visit Benchmark’s web site at www.BenchmarkSchool.org