Summer Camp App Inventor Instructor (5th-8th) - San Carlos

Edventure More in San Carlos, CA

  • Industry: Education - Excluding Post Secondary - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Job Description

The App Inventor Instructor is responsible for running the Pro Technology classroom. Instructors train on all Pro Technology curriculum and teach daily lessons, bringing this interactive technical curriculum to life for our campers. Instructors should be prepared for a summer filled with personal and professional growth, classroom management practice and a whole lot of FUN!

Main duties include:

  • A commitment to helping youth gain a passion for technology!
  • Approach education with passion and excitement and build positive role model relationships with campers
  • Set-up, organize and manage the technology classroom including supplies, curriculum and classroom management
  • Lead curriculum daily with themes varying by week
  • Manage counselors while in the Pro Tech classroom
  • Refine curriculum and add personal contributions as seen fit and with guidance of the Camp Director
  • Work closely with the Camp Director and other staff members to create fun camp games, songs, skits and activities - and participate in all
  • Assist in daily camper check in and check out procedures
  • Interact with parents in a professional and energetic manner
  • Help cultivate healthy self-esteem and a natural love for learning
  • Instill the EDMO Vibe™ of kindness, respect, honestly and FUN in all campers

Position reports to: Camp Director


Qualifications

  • Degree/Degree in progress in a related field and/or relevant experience
  • Experience with coding, especially Java, JavaScript, and Android development 
  • Experience with Blockly-style programming environments, such as Scratch
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred but not required
  • Be proficient with computers in general
  • Be able to troubleshoot technical problems 
  • Some level of experience with coding
  • Be creative, willing to solve problems, patient, positive, and fun
  • Experience (and a love for!) working with kids
  • High sense of responsibility and dependability 
  • Previous camp experience preferred but not required
  • Experience talking and interacting with parents
  • Contagious enthusiasm and charisma
  • Strong team player
  • Creativity, flexibility, and excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Experience facilitating groups of children and/or working youth programs with proven classroom management is preferred
    • Bonus: 
      • Experience with any kind of game development

Position Note: 
Do not be discouraged if you only have experience/expertise in one subject area. You are still eligible for the position.



Additional Information

Salary:

- $15.50 - $16.50 / Hour Based on Experience + Overtime at 1.5 x hourly rate

Hours: 

- 8 hour shifts schedules between 7:30am-6:00pm

- Some additional overtime may be required

Dates:

- This is a Full-Time Summer Position running 5 - 10 weeks from June - August depending on location. Please visit our website at campedmo.org to see specific dates for each location. 

- Training: Staff training will take place the week prior to the start date of the assigned location as well as mandatory curriculum training TBD.

- Extended weeks and school year work are also available for qualified candidates. Ask for more info!

Application Details:

- Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. The sooner you apply, the better your chances.

- Please attach your resume and cover letter in a PDF form to ensure compatibility.

Alumni Staff:

- If you have worked for us in past summers, please use the alumni link emailed to you to submit your application for 2020. 

We look forward to receiving your application! If you have questions about our job opportunities please contact Rachel Shensa at 510.924.5243.

CAMP EDMO® is powered by Edventure More, a year-round 501(c)(3) non-profit enrichment organization. 5% of summer camp proceeds and 100% of donations support camp scholarships and subsidized science, maker and technology programs in local schools.


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