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Camp Parkour Instructor at The Chapin School

Company: ESF Camps
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

ESF Camps is hiring Parkour Instructors to join our mission-driven team at The Chapin School in Princeton, NJ! The Parkour Instructor is responsible for the supervision of campers while providing a safe and fun learning environment.
Why ESF?

  • Make a positive impact on children and youth 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
  • Discounted camp tuition for children of team members
  • Employee referral bonus program
    Essential Job Responsibilities:
    • Enforce all Parkour rules and regulations
    • Educate campers on running, jumping and climbing safely through a carefully designed Parkour route with obstacles.
    • Providing safe Parkour training that revolves around progression, repetition, problem solving, respect (for yourself and others), friendship, and being part of a community.
    • Supervision of the Parkour area, including equipment (proper set-up, supervision and maintenance)
    • Parkour instruction to campers between the ages of 6 and 15 with various ability levels
    • Implement ESF curriculum; bring lesson plans to life for campers through participation,support and guidance
      • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities and projects while working effectively with counselors and collaborate on daily responsibilities.
      • 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 equivalent experience required
        • Degree in Physical Education or Kinesiology (or comparable field) is preferred
        • Parkour teaching experience (2 - 3 years minimum required)
        • Knowledge and experience with Parkour equipment and training course set-up
        • Prior classroom teaching/field work experience or two (2) years of ESF experience
        • Previous experience working with children - Previous camp experience preferred
        • Hours are typically from 8:15am-3:45pm; Monday - Friday
        • 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 and takes direction from the Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.Covid 19 Health & Safety ProtocolsESF 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

Keywords: ESF Camps, Trenton , Camp Parkour Instructor at The Chapin School, Education / Teaching , Princeton, New Jersey

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