Summer Camp Lead Instructor | Grades K-2

Currently hiring knowledgeable, reliable, and compassionate instructors for our Summer STEAM Camp!

Our educational summer camp runs for the months of July and August 2024. In addition to a STEAM theme, students will be working on enhancing their Reading, Writing, and Math skills to prepare for the next school year.

Job brief:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced PreK-2 teacher/tutor who is committed to fostering and facilitating the intellectual and social development of the students for our summer camp. Furthermore, to teach with patience and creativity in Math and ELA Common Core. You will be responsible for implementing a full educational teaching plan already developed for each student and using activities and instructional methods to motivate children and improve their academic skill set. The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to the students and create a relationship of mutual trust. The goal is to help cultivate the students’ interest in education and to be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development. 

Key Responsibility

  • Develop students’ phonological awareness, blending capabilities (e.g. phonics), and numeracy skills in order to build a strong reading and math foundation along with socio-emotional skills.
  • Ability to differentiate lessons to meet students’ needs.
  • Following a complete teaching plan, and organizing learning materials and resources.
  • Actively listens and checks for student understanding and adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of each student.
  • Use a variety of activities and instructional methods (songs, stories, media, structured games, art, etc.) to motivate and stimulate children’s abilities.
  • Builds immediate rapport with students and invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate feedback with respect to students’ progress.
  • Assess student performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on a regular basis. Weekly progress reports will be completed and sent home to parents.
  • Work closely with the center’s director and staff. Attend Teacher Team Meetings when announced.
  • Follow and comply with teaching standards and safety regulations.
  • Must have great classroom management skills to maintain a tidy and orderly session/class.
  • Ensure the maintenance of a clean and well-organized classroom environment by sharpening pencils, preparing materials before class, keeping desks clean, conducting thorough sweeping after lunch and before the end of the day, and promptly taking out the garbage at the end of each day.
  • Monitor students during lunch/park time.
  • Arrive by 8:30 am.

Key Competencies/Success Factors

  • Communicates Effectively.
  • Delivers information in a clear, compelling, and concise manner.
  • Actively listens and checks for understanding.
  • Adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of his/her students.
  • Provide student feedback in a manner that supports learning.
  • Communicates well with colleagues.
  • Highly energetic and enthusiastic.
 Drives Engagement:
  • Builds immediate rapport with students.
  • Fosters a positive and motivating environment for students.
  • Invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued.
  • Understands interpersonal and group dynamics and reacts in an effective manner.
  • Makes learning fun.
Passion for Results:
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple responsibilities successfully.
  • Sets challenging goals and has high standards.
  • Manages the learning environment with a student-centered focus.
  • Maintain current knowledge base and proactively seeks to stay up to date in subjects.


  • Proven working experience as a PreK, Kindergarten, 1st-grade, and/or 2nd-grade teacher or assistant.
  • Excellent knowledge of child development and the latest education theories and practices.
  • Highly skilled, motivated, versatile, dependable, and dynamic with strong communication skills.
  • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task.
  • Experience with student IEPs is preferred, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Childhood, Early-Childhood Education, or related field.
  • A teacher license/certification is not required, but having one, or being in the process of attainment is a plus.
  • Current college students pursuing their degree in education are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Internship/volunteer work available for the right candidates.
  • CPR/First-Aid certification is highly preferred, but not required.
  • The ability to continue teaching in the Fall of 2023 and Spring of 2024 is highly preferred, but not required.

As a recognition of the vital role you will play in our organization, we offer a competitive compensation package for this role, with a salary range of $35-$45 per hour. Join our team and be part of an exciting educational journey. Together, we can make a significant impact on the lives of our students, inspiring them to reach their full potential.

Pay rate:
$35 - 45/hr
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