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.”


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.


$16.5 - $21 per hour