University Of Denver Kindergarten Camp Lead Counselor, Fisher Early Learning Cent in Denver, Colorado
The Fisher Early Learning Center is one of the most distinctive earlychildhood learning centers in Colorado. As a part of the Morgridge College ofEducation at the University of Denver, we are uniquely positioned to providea warm and loving environment that is specifically designed to delivercutting-edge and evidence based programming for infants, toddlers, andpreschool-aged children. We are an inclusive setting and value diversity.Position SummaryFisher Early Learning Center's Kindergarten Camp is designed for kids ages5-6 who have graduated from Fisher Early Learning Center and will enterkindergarten in the fall of 2021. Camp is a great way for children toexperience their transition out of Fisher and into kindergarten. Camp providesthem with a fun atmosphere to meet new friends who were in different Pre Kclasses at Fisher, as well as practice some skills associated with going tokindergarten (carrying a backpack, bringing a lunch, etc.). Thisposting will serve for multiple openings. The positions are non-benefited andnot to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.Kindergarten camp is full of fun daily activities including:Walks around the DU campusPicnic lunchesField games at the Ritchie Center"Water Days"Field trips around the Denver area (Covid-permitting)In-house visits from outside providersScheduleThe first week (June 14-17) is a preparation week. The schedule for thisweek is flexible and consists of up to 20 hours.June 21 st - August 13 th is a Monday-Friday, 40 hour/week position. Daysoff can be accommodated.Essential FunctionsOversee organization and efficiency of daily camp operations.Collaborate with Fisher and Ricks Administration to operate camp.Plan daily schedule.Develop lesson plans with weekly themes.Supervise staff of approximately 7 counselors.Responsible for approximately 40-50 children ages 5-6.Coordinate and exercise fun and engaging daily activities.Plan field trips to various locations around Denver.Communicate daily with parents and caregivers.Communicate and coordinate with DU resources for camp activities.Required QualificationsBachelor's degree.CPR and First Aid Certified.Application DeadlineFor best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00p.m. (MST) onApril 23, 2021.Special InstructionsCandidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Onlyapplications submitted online will be accepted.Salary Grade NumberThe salary grade for the position is 4.Hourly RangeThe hourly range for the position is $15.00 - $20.00.The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents itsgood faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at thetime of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than theposted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate willbe determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selectedcandidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equityconsiderations, and available market information, but not based on acandidate's sex or any other protected status.BenefitsThe University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical,dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. TheUniversity of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who wantto make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.Please include the following documents with your application:1. Resume2. Cover LetterThe University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of itsfaculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardlessof age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status orany other status protected by law.All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminalhistory background check.