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Camp Sports Instructional Specialist at The Academy of the Holy Cross

ESF Camps
Kensington, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ESF Camps is hiring Sports Instructional Specialists to join our mission-driven team at The Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, MD! The Sports Instructional Specialist is responsible for the supervision of campers while providing a safe and fun learning environment.

Why ESF?

  • Make a positive impact on children (ages Preschool-8th grade) while receiving comprehensive training.
  • Internships, field work, continuing education credits, lifeguard, and specialty certification reimbursement
  • Flexible summer schedule with the opportunity to work up to 10 consecutive weeks
  • Become a motivated leader and gain experience supervising children while building long lasting relationships
  • Employee referral bonus program

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to deliver content in one (1) sport, based on athletic expertise
  • Assist in teaching and supervising other sport activities as needed
  • Plan, organize and facilitate skill instruction periods
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities and sports while working effectively with fellow coaches and collaborate on daily responsibilities.
  • Help to instruct and act as referee for a variety of sports.
  • Supervise campers with attention to behavior and group management while serving as a positive role model to campers and peers.
  • Communicate with clear, concise, and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community.
  • Inform site director of any concerns regarding the health, safety, and security of the campers.
  • Demonstrate the ESF Core Values and Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp daily


  • Bachelor's Degree or four (4) years of college completed. (Health and/or Physical Education preferred)
  • Youth coaching and/or teaching experience required
  • Teacher certification preferred
  • Previous experience working with children in a supervisory/leadership capacity
  • Previous camp experience preferred
  • Prior experience playing high school, club or college sports preferred
  • Hours are typically from 8:30am-3:40pm; Monday - Friday. Instructors Can work extended hours for additional income.
  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
  • The site director must approve any non-contracted requests for time off, schedule changes, or alterations to the schedule.
  • It is understood you will complete all trainings and pre-employment credentials required by ESF and the state you are working in
  • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the "ESF Look" at all times

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the SportsLab Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.

Covid 19 Health & Safety Protocols

ESF has developed and will be implementing an Advanced Safety Plan to ensure our campers, team members, and parents thrive in a safe environment. This plan includes detailed safety measures in the following areas. Team members will be trained on all protocols and full compliance is expected.

  • Limited enrollment and smaller group sizes
  • Camper & staff screening with use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Cleaning, disinfection & handwashing
  • Premier outdoor facilities
  • Reasonable contact reduction, including social distancing practices
  • Symptom Management Action Plan
  • Specialized Safety Training

ESF Camps


Kensington, MD
20895 USA



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