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Kids Camp Instructor (2nd - 3rd Grade)

Job Description

SpringSpot is seeking qualified instructors to develop and teach our series of online, synchronous Summer Camp offerings and additional offerings long term. This instructor will be dynamic, knowledgeable, and thoughtful in building curriculum that helps kids learn more about wellness and have a lot of fun in the process. They will be eager to collaborate with a small team of passionate instructors and excited to engage with kids and their families. 

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (ideally in education or related field)

  • 2+ years of experience in the wellness world (fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, or related fields) 

  • 2+ years of experience teaching or working with youth (teacher, camp counselor, after school program work, coaching, etc) 

  • And…

    • Is enthusiastic about working with kids

    • Has excellent, clear communication skills, especially with kids and families

    • Skilled at online classroom management

    • Is excited to collaborate with a small, customer-focused team 

    • Is creative, flexible, and excited to learn  

    • Is proficient with Zoom and google docs

Responsibilities

  • Teach weekly “Summer Camps” while collaborating with the curriculum lead on the programming for the camp. 

    • Note: “Summer Camp” synchronous online sessions will take place Monday - Friday mornings from 9 - 11:30am. 

  • Establish learning objectives for your classes that are aligned with SpringSpot's mission

  • Meet once a week 1 on 1 outside of teaching to check-in and plan for the week

  • Send weekly recap emails to parents to share updates on camp activities, foster connections, and to build rapport and trust

  • Regularly stay on top of latest developments in your field and practice self-study

  • Seek to continuously improve your classes and the variety to keep classes interesting

  • Have additional passions and can bring something unique to a growing and mission-driven business to help drive the success of the business

Further Job Details

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $700 - $900 per month depending on experience

Education: College degree or higher

Benefits

  • Creative freedom to deliver SpringSpot programming in an engaging and thoughtful way, and work collaboratively with the curriculum coordinator to iterate and continuously improve the curriculum 

  • Teacher development and opportunities to expand into new areas of teaching after demonstrating success in existing areas

  • Chance to join an exciting startup with big goals to reach and impact the lives of parents and kids everywhere 

  • Tech-savvy tools and resources

  • Unlimited access to SpringSpot’s On Demand Video content for Adults and Kids while you remain an instructor.

  • Outside of teaching, SpringSpot teachers can take complimentary adult SpringSpot classes. For parents, discounts on kids classes outside of teaching times.

 

Hours per week 

  • 12-15 hours per week

Company Description

SpringSpot is a family wellbeing company, whose mission is to empower kids and their families to live a healthy lifestyle for life and focus on enriching and interactive learning. 

SpringSpot operates on a set of guiding principles that underscore all the work that we do. Through our products and programming:

  • We foster connection: We foster family connections that are more fun and less stressful.  We reduce the friction when your family is together and make time together more pleasant.
     

  • We simplify your life: We go the extra mile to make your life easier so you can focus on enjoying time together as a family.

  • We make healthy activities more fun: We make it enjoyable to be healthy and to engage in healthy activities.  

  • We personalize for you: We add personal touches to make you feel special before, during, and after SpringSpot programming.
     

  • We make it accessible: Each activity is accessible for a variety of adults or kids 
     

  • We make it enriching: Every time you experience what we offer at SpringSpot, we want you to be better off and more enriched than before you came. 

Currently, SpringSpot is establishing itself as a leader in the field of family wellbeing.  We care deeply about the future health of our children and families and look forward to being your partner on your wellness journey through COVID-19 and beyond. As a company, we are evolving our products and services to better meet families where they are and support your wellness even in uncertain times.