Camp Fencing/Archery Specialist/Teacher

Position Summary
A Fencing/Archery Instructor is responsible for the supervision of campers, giving fencing-specific instruction on during Fencing Activities and Archery-specific instruction during Archery Activities, providing a safe and fun learning environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.
Position Objective/Purpose
We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization's mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth, teaching fencing skills and techniques, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.
Essential Job ResponsibilitiesProvide daily fencing & archery instruction to campers between the ages of 6 and 15 with different ability levelsGroup supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health and safety, security, and personal and skill developmentEnsure safety of campers and team members in and out of the fencing areaEnforce all fencing & archery rules and regulationsDaily supervision of the fencing & archery areasComplete weekly awards for campersOrganize and prepare daily lesson plans in a fun and creative mannerUse effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create a fun environment where everyone feels includedWork effectively with fellow Activity Specialists and collaborate on daily responsibilitiesComplete assigned paperworkServe as a positive role model to campersFollow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all timesExhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policiesHave funOther responsibilities as assignedPosition Competencies for SuccessUnderstand and support the mission of the organizationThe ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional mannerPositive attitudeCommitment to the growth and development of youthCommitment to producing consistent, high-quality workExcellent judgment, ability to identify problems and works quickly to find solutionsPatient, caring and creativeFlexible, adaptive and a Team playerDesire to make a difference in the life of a childExperience RequirementsMinimum of one year post graduate classroom teaching experience or 3 years comparable ESF experiencePrevious experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacherPrevious camp counselor/teaching experience (preferred)Fencing experience (required)Certification RequirementsTeaching certification (preferred)Education RequirementsBachelor's degreeOther Skill RequirementsOutstanding communication skills which include the ability to use 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 communityReporting RelationshipsReports to and takes direction from Day, Senior and Activity Specialist Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsAbility to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbsEndurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per dayAbility to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position
ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!

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