Bixby School Summer Camp Counselor Boulder, CO · Full time

A Core Belief of Bixby School is that “committed, well-qualified teachers are fundamental to the success of our school.” As a Bixby School teacher, you will nurture students’ cognitive, academic, social and emotional growth and development in a manner that reflects Bixby’s mission to: “ nurture children’s love of learning as they discover their individual gifts and prepare to make meaningful contributions to their world.”

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


The Camp Counselor provides ongoing socio-emotional, and/or behavioral support at the direction of the Auxiliary Director throughout our Summer Camp Program. 

  • In light of Bixby’s mission and core beliefs, and the children’s developmental needs works collaboratively with the Auxiliary Director to create a welcoming, safe, and positive summer camp environment 
  • Keeps track of children via direct supervision and our check-in/out system
  • Keeps track of the changes, growth, challenges, and joys children experience and shares these with Director of Auxiliary Program as needed 
  • Keeps the Auxiliary Director informed of all activities, concerns, or questions
  • Completes workflow for the day in a timely manner, including planning and materials setup, supervising activities, and cleaning up
  • Follows all health, safety, and sanitation expectations
  • Actively participate in all summer camp program 
  • Plan and submit Counselor Choice activities per the guidelines established by the Auxiliary Director and Lead Programmer 
  • Model fun and age-appropriate activities for all campers 
  • Organize and facilitate creative programming for campers during moments of transition 

Qualification Requirements:

  • At least 18 years old 
  • Experience working with student populations with diverse gifts and support needs
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and Medication Administration certification (Bixby School is willing to receive certification/training if one does not already have it) 
  • Enjoys spending time and engaging with young children and other educators 
  • Committed to personal and professional growth 
  • Sense of humor 
  • Self-aware; able to ask for help when needed
  • Curious about others and the world around them
  • Belief in the value of a diverse community and commitment to foster an inclusive environment for a diverse community
  • Committed to a differentiated, whole-person approach to education
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly collaborative 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to continuously walk, stand, climb stairs, and sit
  • Frequent bending or stooping, and reaching above shoulder level
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds

Inclusive Community; Non-Discrimination:

  • In pursuit of our mission to “...prepare [children] to make meaningful contributions to the world”, Bixby School actively works to foster a diverse community, in which all students, families, faculty and staff are full and accepted members of the school community,  

  • Bixby School provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Salary

$16.5 - $21 per hour