Activity Leader: Art

Activity Leader: Art

June 19 – August 18, 2023

Description
FaySummer seeks an experienced art teacher, to work during its 8-week summer camp program with children ages 3 to 14 years. The Art Activity Leader will spend the day running age-appropriate 45 minute art lessons for campers. The Art Activity Leader will plan, manage supplies, set-up and run all activities and utilize camp counselors to assist. Classes should be fun, theme filled and include classic camp projects. There will be a continual rotation throughout the day of different group and ages.  
 
The position will begin with assisting the Camp Director with supplies ordering and program planning in line with the camp operating procedures, themes and events. There will be staff training during the week of June 19, in preparation for camp opening on June 26, 2023. When camp is in session, the normal work schedule is 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The last day of camp of the season is August 18.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a strong background of delivering art programming for kids.  Experience working with children ages 3 to 14 in a camp, school, or similar setting and a bachelor’s degree is preferred. The ability to schedule and supervise staff is required. Candidates are expected to be professional and have strong verbal and communication skills.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Attending all required orientation and training sessions
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of the summer art programs and projects.
  • In collaboration with the Day Camp Director, planning and supervising the daily operations of the art rooms and supplies, including safety inspections, supply ordering, and camper supervision
  • Interacting with staff and campers throughout the day to encourage community development 
  • Understanding FaySummer emergency policies and procedures, and providing instruction to staff and campers about these procedures
  • Providing direct care and oversight for camper and counselors during art lessons
  • Being knowledgeable about individual camper needs including allergies, medications, and special diets
  • Actively participating in all assigned duties and encouraging campers to participate in all activities
  • Modeling FaySummer’s standards of respect for all members of the community, dress code, good manners, kindness, and behavior; ensuring that campers understand and comply with these community expectations

Interested candidates should send a resume, a cover letter detailing why they would be a great fit for FaySummer, via email with the subject line “Art Activity Leader” to summer@fayschool.org.

Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.
 

FaySummer

Summer Camp Programs for ages 3-15
48 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 | 508.490.8371 | summer@fayschool.org 
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