Tyler’s Camp, SummerCollab’s middle school academy, offers Delaware’s rising 4th through 8th graders a unique summer experience. Tyler’s Camp targets a wide variety of students by providing arts, hands-on technology, and athletic options, alongside targeted literacy support. With this, students have the opportunity to see growth in their motivation, self-esteem, critical thinking, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The role of the Counselor is to ensure all participants maneuver the program day successfully, while feeling safe and supported during their summer experience.
- At least 17 years of age by June 1, 2020
- Access to reliable technology and WiFi to participate in the virtual classrooms.
Tyler’s Camp Counselors are matched with a group of no more than fifteen students who they are responsible for supporting across all settings throughout the camp day. Major responsibilities include:
- Providing behavioral and instructional support to instructors during program courses
- Supervising campers outside of instructional time, including lunch, recess, arrival, and dismissal
- Serving as a role model to all students by displaying respect and professionalism at all times
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
SummerCollab is looking to hire creative, passionate individuals, over the age of 17, who enjoy working with students in grades 4-8. Candidates for the Counselor position should posses the leadership skills necessary to manage groups of students while providing a fun, safe and supportive environment. As Counselors will be in constant communication with Instructors, the ideal candidate will demonstrate effective communication skills, as well as the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude. Counselors should be able to address student challenges quickly and effectively, collaborating with Instructors and the Dean of Students to support the behavior and academic needs of students. The ideal candidate is flexible and willing to take on a variety of roles to support students. Preference given to candidates residing in the city of Wilmington.
- Supervise students and participate alongside them throughout the day’s programming
- Build strong relationships with students
- Comply with and consistently enforce any procedures related to safety and behavior management
- Implement trauma sensitive approaches to support students
- Take camper attendance daily and track data in an organized manner
- Communicate needs and progress of students with Instructors and camp leadership
- Work with Instructors to ensure students are engaged and supported and actively learning in each session
- Facilitate and monitor student transitions between blocks
- Oversee and manage lunchtime and recess blocks with campers
- Maintain a high level of professionalism throughout all interactions with staff and campers
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