Summer Camp Manager

Job Code: 3209593

Job Details

Are you a school teacher looking to gain leadership experience and make extra money in an educational environment over the summer?

Looking for opportunities to get teaching experience, and make extra money in an alternative educational environment?

We’re Pear Tree Education, and we strongly believe that today’s schools aren’t doing enough to prepare students to succeed in the 21st century. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to provide parents and children with new, progressive alternatives for spring and summer learning.

While we have our own private elementary / middle school in the Kits area, we’re still committed to our roots as one of Vancouver’s most popular educational spring/summer camp providers! Many kids return year after year, and both students and parents have come to expect a positive, fun, and educational experience from us.

For 2022, we have 5 x summer camp locations: Kitsilano, East Van, North Van, White Rock, and Burnaby.

We’re looking to provide an educational summer experience like no other!

Educational Camp Manager

You will be in charge of 1 summer camp location (Burnaby - 6 weeks, North Van - 7 weeks, or White Rock - 6 weeks), managing 3 teachers and up to 48 students each week. With a maximum of 16 students per class and new themes each week, it is guaranteed to be a summer of fun!

You’re perfect for this role because you have the following in spades:

  • Centre Management
  • Pre-Camp and/or After-Camp Supervision
  • Coordinating with Pear Tree administrators and directors
  • Cleaning duties
  • Implementation of Pear Tree’s COVID safety plan
  • Implementation of Pear Tree’s summer camp policies
  • Photography
  • Accompany classes during outdoor time
  • Weekly pack up

Working @ Pear Tree

This is a seasonal position, and pays $1,500 a week. Hours are 7.50 am to 5:10 pm Monday to Friday.

The position would be from July 4th - August 12th (or August 19th for North Van), with an initial set up half-day on Friday, July 1st.

Centre management training will be provided prior to the start of the summer.

Who You Are:
You’re perfect for this role because you have the following qualities:

  • Passion – teaching is your calling, and you do more than just educate, you inspire.
  • Enthusiasm – you capture students’ imagination with your enthusiasm and get them excited about different themes and activities.
  • Interpersonal skills – you’re great with students, colleagues, and parents alike.
  • Empathy – you can sense when a student may be struggling socially, emotionally or physically, and look for ways to foster health and wholeness.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education (Elementary)
  • B.C. Ministry of Education Certification
  • 3yrs+ experience teaching elementary level in British Columbia
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Experience working in a camp or summer school environment an asset
  • Experience teaching with technology would be considered an asset
  • Must have a driving license and your own vehicle
  • Must have a cellphone
  • Must be able to pass a criminal record check

Your Application

Please submit your cover letter and resume to paul@pear-tree.ca.

Posted On
November 14, 2023
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
3

Job Type
Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Vancouver
School/Location
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
July 01, 2022
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter