Camp Live Oak Fort Lauderdale, FL
- Posted: 22 days ago
- $12 to $13 Hourly
SUMMER CAMP SCIENCE TEACHER
***HIRING ASAP FOR SUMMER 2021
Superhero Teachers at Camp Live Oak understand how stressful this year must have been with online learning, and we would like to thank you for everything you have done for our campers during the school year.
Summer break is coming, and most of you are ready to put those planning books aside and enjoy your summer.
What if you could enjoy your summer while working? Sounds too good to be true, but it's not!
All of our counselors/teachers are certified Broward County Teachers, including myself, and LOVE the work they do at camp. This isn't your average classroom either. Our classroom’s air is fresh and filled with the smell of flowers; it's lit up by the sun, cooled down by the ocean breeze, has picnic tables as desks, and a canopy of trees as our ceiling!
As a Summer Camp Science, you will enhance each camper’s sense of self-worth by providing opportunities, through active play, to develop self-confidence as they embrace guided risks through interaction with nature.
Your job is to keep our campers SAFE at all times, stay upbeat and positive so our campers can have so much fun that each memory will last a lifetime!
With that, we are looking for energetic, upbeat, and passionate Certified Teachers, Substitutes, Outdoor Educators, or former Camp people to participate and guide children through activities such as canoeing, fishing, archery, science, and arts and crafts. Applicants will be working outside, rain or shine, so a positive attitude and a love of the outdoors is a MUST.
If you love being outside surrounded by nature and positively impacting children's lives, then this job is perfect for you!
We are looking for an upbeat, energetic, positive individual who has a passion for the environment! He/she must develop, coordinate, and implement an age-appropriate science curriculum for children ages 5 -13.
· MUST have experience TEACHING science to children, certified Science teacher K-12 preferred.
- Must be able to work the entire summer camp season: June 14- August 18
- Must be able to work full camp days (Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm)
- Must attend all Staff Training: Saturday, May 15, & Tuesday, May 18.
- Must be at least 21 years old.
- Must have extensive experience in Environmental/Marine Science.
- Previous child care experience or teaching experience recommended.
· Must be able to organize and maintain science supply inventory and budget invoices.
- Additional outdoor camping experience a plus++
- Must have reliable transportation.
- Willingness to undergo background check/fingerprinting.
- Camp experience is a plus!
- References required
Required education: Bachelor's or currently enrolled in Biology courses.
About Camp Live Oak:
Established in 1989, Camp Live Oak is an Environmental & Marine day camp working in a cooperative effort with Florida's State Park System to provide an environmental experience. We offer a unique opportunity for kids to experience the wonder and joy of nature, along with the unique ecosystems within the state parks where we operate. In addition to our excellent summer camp programs, we offer winter and spring camp experiences, teen leadership programs, and much more!
We are proud that Camp Live Oak is the only accreditied camp in Broward County by the American Camping Association (ACA). We meet and often exceed over 300 standards of health and safety, programming, staffing and accountability set by ACA and meet the ideal adult/camper ratio of 5 to 1. Our staff is comprised of highly qualified and certified teachers, counselors, specialists, scientists, state guides, ecologists, environmentalists, and water safety instructors.
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (possibility of working aftercare from 4 – 6 pm if desired)
Location: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, Fort Lauderdale
Rate: $12.00 – $13.00 depending on experience.
Job Types: Full Time, Part Time; Seasonal, Contract
Before hiring the applicant must undergo a FULL background check and fingerprinting. Applicants will be checked against the Department of Justice Sexual Offender site and have a signed Affidavit of Good Moral Character. Applicants must provide 3 current references; 2 of the 3 must be professional references.
*Highly recommend and prefer a Covid-19 vaccination for your safety and the safety of others. If you are unable to be vaccinated, a negative covid test is preferred.
*All staff and campers MUST wear a mask at all times, except when playing sports or at the beach.
*Temperature screening twice a day
*Covid-19 testing before camp starts
*Professionally hired cleaning crew will sanitize and clean bathroom/coolers/equipment.
Apply through the job site or by sending resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions? Reach us at (954)-563-4880
Camp Live Oak’s awesome mission is to provide a nurturing setting that will enhance each camper’s sense of self-worth, by providing opportunities, through active play, to develop self-confidence, as they embrace guided risks through interaction with nature. Our goal is that our campers leave us with resourcefulness; increased confidence; respect for themselves, and others; courage to face new physical, and mental challenges; and a profound appreciation of nature.
Camp Live OakWhy Work Here?
Get paid to be outside in nature while positively impacting a child's life!
Camp Live Oak is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing a nurturing setting that will enhance a child’s self-worth, confidence, and a profound appreciation of nature. Camp Live Oak’s awesome mission is to provide a nurturing setting that will enhance each camper’s sense of self-worth, by providing opportunities, through active play, to develop self-confidence, as they embrace guided risks through interaction with nature. Our goal is that our campers leave us with resourcefulness; increased confidence; respect for themselves, and others; courage to face new physical, and mental challenges; and a profound appreciation of nature.
3109 E Sunrise BlvdFort Lauderdale, FL
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