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Youth Camps Lead Instructor

UW-Parkside’s Department of Professional and Continuing Education is hiring an instructor to teach children various types of digital arts and basic coding programs. Instructors are responsible for the well-being and education of the students.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, instructors are also responsible for the supervision of assistants, equipment management, enforcement of site policies, and meeting project deadlines. 
Paid training prior to camp is flexible and online and should be completed by mid-June.  The purpose of this training is to learn the curriculum and meet compliance standards for working with youth. Training on course materials will be provided and a strong understanding of the course concepts being taught as well as any techniques and software involved should be mastered prior to the start of camps.

Key Job Responsibilities
This position will instruct the following courses:
Morning Instructor Sessions (7/11-7/15, 7/18-7/22, 7/25-7/29)
·      YouTube Content Creators
·      YouTube FX Masters
·      Minecraft Animators

Afternoon Instructor Sessions (7/11-7/15, 7/18-7/22, 7/25-7/29)
·      Minecraft Designers
·      ROBLOX Coders & Entrepreneurs
·      Code Your Own Adventure

Duties of our Lead Instructors include, but are not limited to: 
  1. Prepare adequately by reviewing and internalizing the prepared curricula for the courses to be taught.
  2. Familiarize oneself with the necessary software in order to educate and utilize in the classroom.
  3. Implement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improve the camper experience or accommodate individual campers.
  4. Provide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual campers.
  5. Supervise Assistant Instructors working in your program area and inspire them to become excellent instructors.
  6. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in and outside the classroom. 
  7. Practice and promote positive interaction with and among students.
  8. Support camper check-in and check-out processes.
  9. Supervise and assist with daily setup and cleanup of camp.
  10. Assume responsibility for the care of materials, equipment, and facilities.
  11. Maintain professional status through communication with students, parents, program directors and supervisors.

  1. Strong Classroom Management Skills
  2. Strong Computer Skills

  1. Pursuing or completing a degree in education and/or experience leading a classroom