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Category: Fencing Instructor
Date Posted: 2012-03-09
Last Modified: 2012-03-09

Job Title: Fencing Instructor
Job Location: Baltimore & North Bethesda, Maryland
Number of Openings: 8
Job Code: 3777

Job Description

Position Summary:

A Fencing Instructor is responsible for the supervision of campers, fencing-specific instruction, providing a safe and fun learning environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective/Purpose:

We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organizationís mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth, teaching fencing skills and techniques, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

Position Scope Factors:

Essential Job Responsibilities††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††

  1. Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health and safety, security, and personal†and skill development
  2. Ensure safety of campers and team members in and out of the fencing area
  3. Enforce all fencing rules and regulations
  4. Daily supervision of the fencing area
  5. Daily fencing instruction to campers between the ages of 6 and 15 with different ability levels
  6. Complete weekly awards for campers
  7. Organize and prepare daily lesson plans in a fun and creative manner
  8. Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create a fun environment where everyone feels included
  9. Work effectively with fellow Activity Specialists and collaborate on daily responsibilities
  10. Complete assigned paperwork
  11. Serve as a positive role model to campers
  12. Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times
  13. Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies
  14. Have fun

15.†† Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for Success

1.†††††† Understand and support the mission of the organization

  1. Commitment to the growth and development of youth

3.†††††† The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner

  1. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
  2. Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and works quickly to find solutions

6.†††††† Positive attitude

  1. Patient, caring and creative
  2. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
  3. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience Requirements

  1. Minimum of one year post graduate classroom teaching experience or 3 years comparable ESF experience
  2. Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
  3. Previous camp counselor/teaching experience (preferred)

4.†††††† Fencing experience (required)

Certification Requirements

1.†††††† Teaching certification (preferred)

Education Requirements

1.†††††† Bachelorís degree

Other Skill Requirements

  1. Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

Reporting Relationship(s)

1.†††††† Reports to and takes direction from Senior Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

1.†††††† Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35Ibs

  1. Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
  2. Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
  3. 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!

Job Criteria

Type of Position: Part-Time Temporary
Starting Date: 0000-00-00
Salary: $
Experience Required (years): Entry-Level
Education Required: Bachelors
Room and Board Provided: No
Transportation Provided: No

Certifications Required


Camp Profile and Contact

Contact Name: Emilia Mocarski
Camp Name: ESF
Camp Focus: Academic Camp
Camp Profile: ESF is far more than just a summer job. ESF is about people and making a difference everyday. As a candidate for a position in one of our unique camps, you have the opportunity to make an everlasting impact upon children. Road to the best summer EVER! //
Street Address: 750 E. Haverford Road
City: Baltimore & North Bethesda
State/Province: Maryland
Zip/Postal Code: 20817
Country: USA
Telephone Number: 866-721-6363
Fax Number:
Camp or Job Web Site URL:
Preferred Method of Contact: Apply On-line
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