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Afterschool Instructor and Tutor Positions Available

Multiple positions available

Do you enjoy working with school-aged students?

Do you understand the need for students to connect with themselves, their community, and the natural world?

Do you thrive leading students to make decisions and discover their voice?

Are you available Monday- Friday 12-15 hours per week?

If you answered yes, reach and and explore joining our team.

We offer a low student-to-instructor ratio of 1:12 and a tutoring ratio of 1:3. 

Our folks enjoy above-average wages for positions in this field along with the ability to earn incentive awards for completion of surveys, special projects, and great attendance. 

 

Please read below to learn more about the duties and work of our direct instruction team.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Learn, understand, and deliver Camp Fire curriculum to youth in a non-traditional learning environment.

  • Plan and teach outdoor recreation classes to youth enrolled in Camp Fire Afterschool programs.

  • Engage students in learning in an indoor and outdoor environment.

  • Create a calendar of events.

  • Communicate effectively with appropriate school administrators and parents/guardians of youth.

  • Document progress and maintain accurate records

  • Plan, organize, and prep for classroom activities, field trips, and other outings as approved by the Afterschool Program Director.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Education/Certification

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

  • High school diploma. Preferred bachelor’s degree or above in a field related to youth development, recreation, or education.

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and skills required to create  and implement a work plan

  • Knowledgeable in group work and facilitation, conflict resolution and behavior management

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with children and youth

  • Experience teaching

 

Skills:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize  and manage multiple tasks

  • Team player and committed professional

  • Must foster a safe positive environment for youth

Behavioral Competencies: 

  • Flexible regarding time  and availability

  • Ability to work independently

  • Dedicated to the success of Camp Fire Central Texas program model

  • Accept supervision and guidance

 

Preferred:

  • Experience guiding youth in service learning

  • Experience teaching youth in the field of outdoor recreation and/or leading wilderness experiences

  • Knowledge and interest in environmental conservation

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish & English

 

Attendance Requirements

  • 12- 15 hours per week, may include evenings and weekends

  • Ability to commit to at least one semester as an Instructor

 

Submit a resume and cover letter via email to our Executive Director, Barb Dunnam Bdunnam@Camp-fire.org Please use subject line “Afterschool Instructor or tutor position

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