ESF Camps Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist/Teacher - Summer Camp in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Our Senior Camp team consists of Specialists/Teachers with backgrounds in education, art, theater, music, fashion, sports business, science, technology, engineering, etc. The Business & Entrepreneurship is dedicated to sharing knowledge, implementing ESF curriculum and teaching methodologies, encouraging campers to solve thought-provoking questions, work collaboratively in teams, and to develop and present a final project.

Program Description(s): (All programs listed are offered for Grades 5th-11th.)

  • Junior Business Academy: Restaurant Inc. - Expert Tips for Creating Your Own Eatery - Carve your niche it the food industry by creating a restaurant or food service company! Explore various restaurant service styles, cuisine, and consumers. Research an ideal location; collaborate on a pricing strategy and hiring requirements; decide upon a theme, and design your décor. Strategize on marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as daily and seasonal promotions. Collaborate with your team to build a unique brand for your eatery and create a business plan and marketing strategy that will set you apart from your competition. Powered by The Jack Welch Management Institute.

Local teaching opportunities:

  • Philadelphia, PA at Temple University

  • Inspire campers to think creatively, critically, and innovatively

  • Immerse campers in Business & Entrepreneurship through hands‐on, authentic learning experiences with exposure to “real world" experts, special guests, and field trips

  • Empower campers to explore the world around them and solve real‐life, practical issues that engage their hearts and minds

  • Impart your knowledge and expertise as an instructor, resource and guide while campers navigate the scope of the curriculum

  • Lead campers in the learning process through the use of 21st Century skills such as: innovation, creativity, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, ethical decision making, collaboration, team work, time management, empathy, and leadership

  • Guide campers as they prepare for their ultimate group project

  • Organize and prepare daily lessons plans and participate in exciting field trips

  • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and create a fun environment where everyone feels included

  • Effectively communicate using clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, families, peers and leadership

  • Work effectively with fellow Team members and collaborate on daily responsibilities

  • Complete assigned paperwork

  • Serve as a positive role model to campers

  • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times

  • Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

  • Attend all required pre-camp trainings and submit necessary background check paperwork

  • Have fun

  • Previous business experience required

  • Prior classroom and/or camp experience (or comparable experience) is preferable

  • Previous experience teaching children is preferred

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

  • Teaching certification (preferred)

  • Reports to and takes direction from Senior Camp leadership staff. May also take direction from, and is overall accountable to, the Site Director.

  • Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbs

  • Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day

  • Ability 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!

ID: 2018-7314

Targeted Job Start Date: 7/9/2018

Targeted Job End Date: 7/20/2018

External Company Name: ESF Camps

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Street: 1801 N. Broad St