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Drone & STEM Camp Instructor (Silver Spring, MD)
Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC Silver Spring, MD

Drone & STEM Camp Instructor (Silver Spring, MD)

Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC
Silver Spring, MD
  • Full-Time

Drobots Company

Drobots is a nationally recognized STEM educational company that has provided programs for NASA, 21st Century Fox, Bell Helicopter, The Ritz Carlton, and the Wounded Warriors Project. Before assessing whether or not our company may be a great fit for you, please know we are looking for persons who are completely aligned with our company's overarching and paramount goal:

 

To deliver a safe, professional, learning, and memorable program each and every hour throughout each and every day to our campers.

 

In return, your commitment to this goal will stimulate all campers to literally go home each day from camp with a story or two, which they cannot wait to share with their family and loved ones in the car ride home or at the dinner table that same day.  If you have a passion for providing an environment where these stories will truly "go home" with the campers, you have done your job as an Instructor and we have done our job as a company!

 


At Drobots Company, our #1 priority is to hire the most qualified, positive, inspirational, team-oriented teachers and educators to be Drobots Company instructors with a passion for teaching, children, technology, fun and personal development. Working at Drobots Company is more than simply a traditional seasonal or part time job. Join the Drobots Company family and experience an environment full of curiosity, care, development, value, and attention to detail. Join our mission and our common goal of working together as a team. Working at Drobots Company provides you with advancement opportunities for your career and future Drobots Company opportunities.


The Drone & STEM Instructor Role:  - Summer Camp Jobs 2024

While leading a wide variety of camp activities and classes in Drobots Company programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps), an instructor is directly responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and emotional well-being of every camper, every minute, of every camp day. Instructors rely on supplied curriculum to guide daily camper activities, but are expected to apply their classroom management experience and tech-savviness to enhance the experience of every camper.

 

Your Summer Can Be Relaxing, Rewarding, AND A Financial Boost!

  • NO WEEKENDS & FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE!
    • Full-time (40 hrs/week) Monday - Friday schedules
    • Requiring as few as three contracted weeks, we will work with your busy summer schedule! (i.e. vacations can be accommodated)
  • COMPETITIVE PAY & PAID TRAINING 
    • We offer competitive pay for the summer camp industry as well as possible opportunities for additional compensation in some locations.
    • Paid pre-season training as well as on the job training/mentorship
  • STRETCH YOUR TEACHING AND CURRICULUM BUILDING SKILLS
    • This is an assessment and tuition-free way to develop your skills in a highly sought after content area.
  • OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
    • Do you have experience leading a successful team? We are always looking for experienced team leads and lead instructors
    • Summer Camp can give you an opportunity to diversify your professional experience, offering ways to build management, personnel skills and build your network.
  • LIVE SOMEWHERE DIFFERENT FOR THE SUMMER!
    • Spend some time living/working somewhere different this summer, we have locations in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.
    • Take some time to visit far away friends and family and have an incredible job lined up. *Housing stipends available in some locations.
  • STAY UP TO DATE ON VARIED TEACHING TRENDS
    • Gain exposure to diverse teaching trends and be inspired by new ways to engage your classroom of students by teaching alongside a new group of educators
  • MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
    • Mentoring relationships are always rewarding for both the mentor and the mentee. Working at summer camp affords the opportunity college age student counselors, who are always in need of relationships with adult input and guidance

Who Works At Drobots Company?

  • Professional Educators and Substitute teachers
    • Build your STEM Education portfolio
    • Leadership Positions and Professional Development Opportunities Available!
  • Graduate and Doctoral Students - accepting all concentrations. Field related positions and experiences for:
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Social Work
    • Computer Science
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems

 


As a Drone & STEM Instructor, your primary responsibilities are:

  • Creatively teach cool, innovative concepts to campers in grades K-8
  • Use passion for instructing children to inspire and serve as role model for campers
  • To be punctual, professional, and flexible at all times
  • Provide direct supervision and behavior management of campers
  • Deliver engaging, safe, and exciting drone and tech-related activities
  • Ensure a fun, safe, and positive environment

 

This position supports the program through a combination of tech and non-tech activities, suitable for this age group:

  • Assess and teach the curriculum to meet the interests and needs of campers
  • Follow the lesson plans to foster a fun, yet somewhat challenging learning environment
  • Monitor camper behavior and discover creative approaches to keep all campers excited and engaged
  • Create a nurturing learning environment for our campers

 

Job Type:

Seasonal (Full Time) Summer Camp Jobs

 

Wage: This position is at a pay rate of $18.00/hr

 

Camp Dates: TBD

 

Job Location:  Barrie Camp, 13500 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD  20906

 

Locations & Dates:

Camp schedules vary by location and operate for 4-9 weeks between June 5 and August 25. We hire teams based on availability to work complete camp weeks (Monday - Friday), so please consider your availability and your ability to arrange reliable transportation before applying. Specifics of your schedule will be discussed in your live interview with our talent team.

 

Training and Pre-Camp Responsibility

  • Attend a Paid Mandatory Weekend Training (May/June), conducted in each regional location (a driveable distance for all team members).
  • Attend 2-3 weekday remote webinar trainings (May/June)
  • Complete and fulfill any company rules and regulations and curriculum-related online trainings

 

Anticipated Work Hours Per Week:

32-36 hours per week

 

Technology Experience Necessary:

Little to none. Our training accommodates those with a positive attitude and the willingness to learn.  However, prior experience working in or with technology-related clubs, competitions, programs, or organizations (i.e.: First Robotics, SeaPerch, or other Robotics competitions) is preferred.


Drobots Expectations:

  • Strong commitment to educational programming for kids and teenagers
  • Access to reliable automobile for entire duration of the summer camp season
  • Access to a reliable mobile phone device (i.e.: iPhone, Android, etc.)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
  • Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to communicate clearly, maturely, and compassionately with students and families
  • Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy, and exceptional enthusiasm all day, every day, for the duration of the summer

 

Experience & Education:

  • Enrolled in a 4-year collegiate program
  • Extremely outgoing and professional personality
  • Prior experience working with children OR experience in/with technology-related clubs, competitions, programs, or organizations (i.e.: First Robotics, SeaPerch, or other Robotics competitions)
  • Summer camp experience (preferable, but not required)

Address

Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC

13500 Layhill Road

Silver Spring, MD
20906 USA

Industry

Sports and Recreation

Posted date

December 03, 2023

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