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  • Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor

    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
    Job Description
    Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor
     
    Reports to:     Manager, Museum Camps
    Department:   Learning
    FLSA Status:  PT/Hourly
     
    Position Overview:
    The Museum Camp Before/After Care Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers during the before and after care periods of Museum Camps. The Museum Camp Before/After Care instructor uses classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience. The Museum Camp instructor also guarantees Museum Camps attendees’ safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) policies and holding campers and volunteers to safety standards. 
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Facilitate Monday morning check-in for Before Care campers. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc.
    • Facilitate daily check-in and check-out procedures for children in before and after care.
    • Attend all museum camp training sessions.
    • Facilitate communication between parents of campers and day-time instructors and coordinators.
    • Serve as the primary supervision for campers in before and after care.  
    • Stay on site until all campers are picked up during after care. 
    • Serve as substitute instructor as needed.
     
    Education and Experience:
    • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, art, social work, counseling, theatre, or related field preferred. Experience working in an educational setting (formal or informal) with children.
    • Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
    • Understanding of day camp procedures/standards preferred.
     
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Must interact well with children.
    • Must have strong leadership and people skills.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
    • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
    • Must have the ability to work at multiple locations. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required.
     
    Additional Requirements
    • Work week may be 0 – 30 hours.  The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:15am – 9:15am, 7:15am – 1:15pm, and 3:30pm – 6:00pm.  Weekends are not required.
    • Museum Camp Before and After Care Instructors must have full availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps. In the 2018- 2019 season, this is from December 26 – 28, January 2 – 4, March 25 – 29, April 22 – 26 and May 20 – August 9. Museum Camp Instructors must also have availability in December and March for refresher training days.
    • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. of supplies and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time while presenting programs, assisting campers, or organizing materials.
       
      Work area is Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors, and other areas in and around the building. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely offsite at satellite Museum Camps locations, including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, and Cincinnati Country Day School. 
    To apply online go to: https://jobapply.page.link/fijR

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