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Summer Camp Counsellor

Rowntree Montessori Schools
Ontario, Canada
Date Added: May 12, 2022

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Description

Rowntree Montessori School is hosting an Academic Day Summer Camp Program for kids 4-9.

At RMS, we believe education is an ongoing year-round activity, which brings fulfillment in student’s development. We keep the joy of learning and exploration very much alive during the Summer months (July and August), and we offer several summer programs that are tailored for different age groups and academic needs.

Our camp helps students reach ahead and gives them a peek at the academics of the upcoming grade as well as provides an environment for young children to play various camp activities such as games, crafts, special events and field trips.

Responsibilities of the job include:

  • Counsellors are responsible for a group of 15 to 20 children on a daily basis;
  • Ensure children's safety at all times;
  • Model constructive participation in all daily activities;
  • Use group management skills to engage all children in daily activities;
  • Work closely with the Director and Head Counsellor to ensure implementation of academic planning;
  • Plan/organize activities that give children the opportunity to express themselves creatively;
  • Plan/organize activities that are recreational and educational (consisting of Science, Arts and Crafts, Sports, Nature, Computers, Online, etc.).

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • High energy, self-starter
  • Experience and/or desire to work with children and youth in an academic camp setting;
  • Excellent people skills and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude;
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities;
  • Able to problem solve effectively.

Other Qualifications:

  • Counsellors must be at least 18 years of age. All Counsellors must participate in training before camp begins.
  • First Aid/ CPR Certification must be obtained before the start of camp
  • Excellent opportunity for students pursuing a degree in Education/Child and Youth Care

Rowntree Montessori Schools (part of International Schools Partnership) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years employment history.

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