Employer: Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC)
Position: Summer Camp Teacher (Multiple Positions, Various Visual & Performing Arts Disciplines Sought)
Reports to: Camp Director, Director of Programs & Rentals
Location: 1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls NY 14301
Job Type: Seasonal, Part Time, Flexible Schedule
Employment Period: July 8 – Aug 15, 2019, Monday-Thursday 9:00 – 3 PM – MANDATORY PAID ORIENTATION Week of June 24th. Extra Hours available as needed. All staff are expected to attend August 15, 2019 (LAST DAY OF CAMP)
The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center is currently looking for energetic, inspiring, and experienced Teachers and Staff for our one-of-a-kind “Stages” Summer Camp Program! We offer our campers, ranging from children ages 7-18, an exciting and unique way to engage in cultural and creative experiences, including arts, music, and performance classes, camp games, and field trips.
Summer Camp Teacher – Teaching arts or performance classes to students ages 7-18, maintaining an inspiring and effective learning environment, creating works of art and performances, and overseeing Lunch, Recess, Rehearsals, Field trips, & Performances.
Administrative Assistant – Help manage day to day activities of summer camp, including class scheduling, supervision, and duties as needed.
Junior Counselor – Work directly with Teachers / Admin Staff to make camp fun, safe, and exciting for children – assist teachers in classrooms, set up lunch, perform other daily tasks as needed. Perfect for highschool/college age applicants.
Qualifications Applicants should be highly self-motivated, well-organized and able to work independently and also as part of a team in a collaborative workplace. Previous experience in a school or camp setting is strongly preferred for these positions. Must love working with children and bring compassion, creativity, excitement, and patience to work daily! Must have the ability to complete projects, follow instructions, and work efficiently without constant supervision.
Administrative positions require leadership skill, professionalism, level-headedness, flexibility and problem-solving ability in a fast-paced environment.
We are seeking Teachers with experience in the one or more of the following arts fields: Dance, Music, Voice, Theatre (performance), Theatre (technical/design), Script Writing, Visual Art, Painting, Drawing, Language, Sculpture, Film/Video, Crafts, Nature Art, Sewing, and other fine arts occupations. Previous experience in a school or camp setting is strongly preferred for these positions. Upon review, some applicants will be asked to submit a drafted lesson plan.
Compensation rate will be determined by experience and qualifications.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Almost all work will be indoors a classroom. All staff will be required walk to spaces throughout our 166,000 sq. foot building and up and down stairs. Teachers and Staff will also attend field trips, involving hiking, stairs, and locations that may not be handicap accessible. Should be able to lift 25+ lbs. Comfortable summer wear acceptable, ie. shorts, t-shirts, dresses, but flip-flops and see-through tops are prohibited. Please wear sneakers or shoes you can move in. Teachers will be required to dress up for the Summer Showcase.
About the NACC: The NACC has been providing summer and afterschool programming to children in the Niagara Region for over a decade. Children’s programming was developed to allow children to have cultural experiences, cultivate talent, and foster interest in the arts. More info on the NACC here: www.thenacc.org.
Required Experience All Positions: Experience working in a camp setting preferred • Experience working with children, INSTRUCTORS Required Experience: Visual & Performing Arts experience (most disciplines accepted) • Art Education experience preferred.
Required Minimum Education: Associates Degree Accepted, Bachelor’s Degree preferred for instructors. All other positions are accepting applications from Highschool Age and Above.
Required License or Certification: Driver’s License Preferred, CPR/AED/First Aid Certification within the last 12 months is a plus.
Interested individuals should send Resume & Cover Letter to:
Rachel Macklin Olszewski
Director of Programs & Rentals
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls NY 14301
PHONE: (716) 282-7530 ext 7
FAX: (716) 282-7533