Camp Music & Arts Conservatory Assistant Instructor
The Salvation Army Job Description
Camp Music & Arts Conservatory Assistant Instructor – Camp Walter Johnson
December 4, 2022 Revision Date
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a temporary job opening for a Camp Music & Arts Conservatory Assistant Instructor for Camp Walter Johnson located in Denton, North Carolina.
Plans, coordinates, and assists the assigned functions of the Conservatory Music & Creative Arts program; ensures the quality of programs and safety of youth at all times;provides guidance and role modeling to youth and ensures safety and a positive experience for campers. Music & Arts Instructors will each have at least one specific field of instruction either in Acting, Brass, Choral, Dance, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, and/or Visual Arts.
This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.
Provides and assists with quality music and/or dance and/or acting and/or art classroom instruction daily and activities which will develop musical abilities and motor and learning skills of students.
Prepares students for recitals and concerts and provides weekly lessons.
Teaches theory and technique as it applies to the appropriate level for performance purposes.
Maintains discipline and acceptable behaviors of students, which will create an atmosphere of friendliness and security during all program periods, enabling all students to feel welcome and comfortable.
Be responsible for the care of instruments and equipment during class, with necessary repairs immediately reported to the Divisional Music & Arts Director.
Participates and assists in various classes as assigned. Provides constant care for the needs of the campers in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner.
Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed.
Keeps workspace personal living quarters neat and clean.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Skill in performing arts in at least one specific field of instruction either in Acting, Brass, Choral, Dance, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, and/or Visual Arts.
Functional knowledge of the principles and practices of music and arts education for children and teenagers of all levels.
Ability to plan, develop, and implement effective instruction for group and private setting.
Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children and youth.
Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff.
Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Six months experience of classroom and/or private lesson teaching and/or directing experience in at least one specific field of instruction either in Acting, Brass, Choral, Dance, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, and/or Visual Arts,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to perform in at least one specific field of instruction either in Acting, Brass, Choral, Dance, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, and/or Visual Arts
Ability to stand for extended periods of time while leading a music and arts ensembles during performances.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 60 lbs.).
Work is performed in a summer camp environment where physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with grass, dirt, and the like may be possible. Work will involve some exposure to outdoor temperatures and varying environmental conditions, however most instruction will take place indoors and in a normal school and/or church environment. This is an overnight, residential position.
Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/6/2023 – 06/11/2023 and participation is required.
The 2022 Summer Camp program will be held 06/13/2023 – 07/15/2023. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.
Camp Staff debrief will be held 07/16/2023 and participation is required.
Compensation:$300.00/week to $350.00/week
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: January 23, 2023 – June 6, 2023
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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- Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $300.00
- Max Hiring Rate $350.00
- Job Start Date Tuesday, June 6, 2023
- Job End Date Sunday, July 16, 2023
- 918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA