Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Outdoor Educator - Summer Camp

If you love kids and enjoy being outside, we want to talk to you!

Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work list for multiple years in a row, is hiring instructors for our summer day camps in the Bay Area. We empower school-aged children to choose active outdoor lifestyles through biking, climbing, and paddling programs. Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion. Our training week will provide you with the hard and soft skills you need to succeed in this position. We are seeking staff that share our core values and will:

  • Live Fun
  • Live Environmentally Connected
  • Live Truth
  • Live Smart(er)
  • Live Gratitude
  • Live Empowered
  • Live Balanced
  • Live Community

At Avid4, we embrace inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity, and we acknowledge that the outdoor/adventure education industry has been and remains a space dominated by white privilege and those from a higher socioeconomic status. We are actively working to improve diversity and inclusion both within Avid4 Adventure and in the outdoor industry! Visit our Inclusivity page to learn more about our commitment and progress.

CORE Responsibilities

Happy Campers

  • Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in outdoor activities including mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing and Leave No Trace principles.
  • Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor adventures.
  • Serve as a role model and guide campers by exhibiting appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.

Stellar Programs

  • Co-lead off-site activities at designated recreation areas.
  • Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals.

Passionate Staff

  • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
  • Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of campers, programs, and staff.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Basic/Community First Aid & CPR prior to the start of camp (Staff with WFA or higher do receive additional compensation).
  • Must be at least 19 years of age by the start of camp.
  • Share our passion for inspiring kids to get outside and away from screens!
  • 1+ years of experience working with groups of school-aged kids through volunteering, school, babysitting, etc.
  • Personal experience in at least one of our core sports: mountain biking, rock climbing, paddling or hiking.

Important Details

  • Job dates: Training starts in late May. Camp programs run through mid-August. For specific dates and details on each location & program, please click here.
  • Work week: Monday - Friday, about 40 hours/week

Compensation

  • Starts at $19.34/hour. Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including hourly rates and experience additives at https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.
  • Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp

 

 

 

Palo Alto, CA 94302 2021-04-29 View
Head of School

Head of School Job Announcement

SLS Preschool (formerly known as St Luke’s School)

1335 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 US

http://www.slssanfrancisco.org

Mary Sue Murray, Interim Head appointed 2020

Ages 2.5-6 (preschool), coed, day - Enrollment: 90

 

Description:

Steeped in tradition since 1948, SLS Preschool provides excellence in early childhood education and kindergarten preparedness. We offer a balance of pre-academic curriculum, creative play, and discovery that sparks curiosity and a passion for learning. SLS Preschool now seeks an experienced, strategic, early childhood educator to be our new Head of School. In addition to possessing exemplary leadership skills and a passion for early childhood education, the Head of School will be responsible for further developing the school’s vision and strategy to ensure future success and long-term sustainability. This individual will leverage and build upon the school’s strong history while fostering a joyful, inclusive community.

SLS provides an exemplary program that balances a deep understanding of kindergarten readiness (academic, social and emotional) with the inherent love of learning. Families who join the SLS community speak passionately about the close relationships they forge with teachers and each other and are grateful for the ways in which SLS prepares children for success in their next schools. There have been only three Heads of School in its 73-year history; the most recent two Heads each served for more than thirty years.

Central to the school's philosophy and practice is the belief that a structured program provides a safe first step from home to school in an atmosphere of respect and courtesy. The school's focus is on providing a warm and welcoming environment where young children can thrive with the support of committed and talented teachers, where traditions are celebrated, and where close relationships with families are an essential value.

Position starts July 1, 2022. A more detailed position description is available here:

https://www.slssanfrancisco.org/assets/SLS-Head-of-School-Position-Statement.pdf

Completed applications will be due by June 15, 2021. Please submit in one email and as separate documents:

●  Letter of interest

●  Resume with 5 professional references with contact information (they will not be contacted without applicant's permission)

●  A statement of educational philosophy and practice

●  Writing Sample (optional)

 

Send to: janetmcgarvey@gmail.com and use SLS Head Search in subject line

 

San Francisco, CA 94109 2021-04-27 View
EPCC Marketing Intern

EPCC marketing intern proposed job description
Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities Inc. (EPCC) is a non-profit organization whose vision is that every child has a fair, just and safe life in the home and community. We educate caregivers of children in ways of being peaceful. We do this by offering trainings, workshops, and resources including a quarterly newsletter for educators and individuals caring for young children and operate a website full of additional resources. We hold the values of peace, social justice, collaboration, fairness, compassion, respect, safety, equality, and equity.

Skills and Experience

  • Good writing skills for social media
  • Experience using Facebook, and Instagram and the details for posting on those platforms
  • Familiarity and enthusiasm for issues of diversity, equity and social justice especially as they relate to children
  • Work collaboratively
  • Learn quickly and be self motivated
  • Excellent organizational skills

Desired but not required:

  • Familiarity with Facebook ads and boosts, Canva, and Hootsuite
  • Experience writing marketing copy
  • Experience developing and maintaining a following on Facebook and Instagram
  • Experience creating or maintaining a business’s presence on Facebook and Instagram

Job Description
Help EPCC expand our presence and visibility in social media

Phase I
➢ Work with a content mentor (Wilma Gold) through regular meetings to acclimate, design a strategy and know where and how to look for content (dos and don’ts)
➢ Work with tech/marketing mentor (Shira Coleman) to strategize around boosting posts and creating ads (dos and don’ts)
➢ Become familiar with the EPCC organization, values, mission, and philosophy
➢ Become familiar with EPCC branding, and content we create on our website and newsletter
➢ Set up Canva with EPCC Brand Kit
➢ Set up Hootsuite to be able to plan out automatic posting to Instagram and Facebook
➢ Translate content from EPPC members and partner organizations into social media style posts
➢ Provide draft posts to EPCC your content mentor for review
➢ Schedule and post on behalf of EPCC, on Facebook and Instagram on an agreed schedule
➢ Bring any trolling or upset from followers/public to the attention of your content mentor immediately. Work with content mentor for dos and don’ts of responding
➢ Research what is being posted related to social media about diversity, equity and social justice by other organizations and thought leaders
Phase II
➢ Begin to identify content more independently from EPCC that would be good to post on social media
➢ Work with EPCC content mentor to glean and create content for posting
➢ Work with EPCC content mentor around interaction/dialogue with followers and public on Facebook and Instagram
➢ Bring any trolling or upset from followers/public to the attention of your content mentor immediately
➢ Delete inappropriate comments and inform content member of all such incidents
➢ Familiarity with what like minded, partner and potential partner organizations are posting on social media
➢ Work with EPCC content mentor to select like minded organizations content for reposting, linking and referencing
➢ Work with EPCC tech/marketing mentor to learn and create ways to design, link, share content from other organizations or EPCC platforms (dos and don’ts)
Phase III
➢ Become a regular presence on social media for our organization
➢ Identify new material forward to the webmaster for EPCC
➢ Post trending activities for educators, and families for example
○ Engagement posts/conversations
○ Downloadable activities to play with children
○ Staff education activities
○ New childrens’ books or games reviews
➢ Pass along opportunities for grants, events, donations, fundraising etc. to EPCC members

Download Application

Watsonville, CA 95076 2021-04-22 View
Teacher

Provide for the health, safety and wellbeing of the young children enrolled in the Children’s Center. Assist in the planning and implementation of a well-balanced program of age appropriate experiences and activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the children in his/her classroom. This person must be able to work well with others and be willing to fulfill their responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s mission, goals and philosophy.

 

The Teacher will supervise children indoors and outdoors to ensure their safety and wellbeing, moving with children as they change location (maintenance of a clean and safe environment, staff lounge as well as classroom and schoolyards). Assist with the development and implementation of an anti-bias, emergent type curriculum which provides a safe, secure, and stimulating learning environment that meets the entirety of children’s individual needs, including areas of social, emotional, cognitive, physical development, and creative expression. The Teacher will meet the maintenance needs of the individual child (i.e. feeding, diaper-changing, hand washing, nose blowing). Plan and provide snack/nutrition in accordance with the school’s policy. Attend scheduled staff meetings and other center functions or activities. Becoming familiar with routine room paperwork (i.e. medical sheets, sign in sheets, activity sheets) and assist in completing monthly status reports in a timely manner. The Teacher will pass on information from parents to the lead teacher (e.g. medication, absences, general information), and referring parents to lead teacher as appropriate. Provide supportive assistance to new substitutes and volunteers, as well as other new staff. Flexible to meet program needs, including assisting teachers and children in other groups as needed. This position involves physical demands including: maintaining a physically healthy condition to be able to pick up children weighing up to 45 pounds as needed, and to play actively with them. Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop; occasionally run or crawl; speak clearly; see both near and far with depth perception; and hear at a conversation level.

 

 We seek candidates who typically possess a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field. Minimum of 12 units completed in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent (as stipulated by Department of Social Services State Licensing), including 3 units in Infant/Toddler if working with children under the age of 2. Minimum 1-2 years’ work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or comparable group Child Care Program. Infant/Toddler experience preferred. Minimum 18 years of age. Some knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and NAEYC Accreditation criteria helpful. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) and a demonstrated ability to understand and balance the needs of all of the center’s primary clients: children, parents, teachers and the LMU community. Highly developed organizational and leadership skills. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; nurturing, supportive, compassionate, responsive and conscientious. Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Photoshop/zoom browser systems.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90045 2021-04-22 View
Substitute Preschool Teacher

Must have a minimum of 6 ECE units. Associate or teacher permit preferred. Job will require the ability to work with young children, manage a classroom of 12-24 students, and work with co-teachers and/or team of teachers. Your schedule will depend on your availability and the number of hours you are willing to work. 

 

Additionally, you will receive 32 hours of paid professional training to become a Sub360 certified substitute. Mentoring and career advisement services will also be offered.

Los Angeles, CA 90071 2021-04-09 View
Summer Camp Pod Instructor

If you love kids and enjoy being outside, we want to talk to you!

Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine's Top 50 Best Places to Work list for its 5th year in a row, is hiring Instructors for our summer Camp At Home programs in the Bay area of California. Our Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion. Our training week will provide you with the hard and soft skills you need to succeed in this position. We are seeking staff that share our core values and will:

  • Live Fun
  • Live Environmentally Connected
  • Live Truth
  • Live Smart(er)
  • Live Gratitude
  • Live Empowered
  • Live Balanced
  • Live Community

At Avid4, we embrace inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity, and we acknowledge that the outdoor/adventure education industry has been and remains a space dominated by white privilege and those from a higher socio-economic status. We are actively working to improve diversity and inclusion both within Avid4 Adventure and in the outdoor industry! Visit our Inclusivity page to learn more about our commitment and progress.

 

CORE Responsibilities

  • Happy Campers
    • Provide age and developmentally-appropriate outdoor instruction to a learning pod of up to 5 campers.
    • Independently instruct our outdoor skills curriculum (navigation, cooking, wildlife info, shelter building, etc.), LNT, biking, games & yoga in & around someone's home
    • Serve as a role model and guide campers with appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities
  • Stellar Programs
    • Independently lead activities at designated recreational areas
    • Provide safe, quality programs by following Avid4 Adventure and regulatory guidelines on the health and safety of all participants.
  • Passionate Staff
    • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs
    • Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of campers, programs, and staff

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Basic/Community First Aid & CPR prior to the start of camp (Staff with WFA or higher do receive additional compensation).
  • Must be at least 19 years of age by the start of camp.
  • Must share our passion for inspiring kids to get outside and away from screens!
  • Must have reliable personal transportation to get to and from the camper family home and transport a bike and program supplies (small bin).
  • 1+ year of experience working with groups of school-aged kids through volunteering, school, babysitting, etc. and have the knowledge/ability to teach our outdoor curriculum.

Important Details

  • Job dates: Training starts in late May. Camp programs run through mid-August. For specific dates and details on each location & program, please click here.
  • Work week: Monday - Friday, about 40 hours/week. You will be working with campers from 9am - 3pm but there will be additional paid hours required for a weekly staff meeting and pre-camp calls/lesson planning.

Compensation

 

San Francisco, CA 94010 2021-04-07 View
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