Summer Camp Site Director, Ho Chi Minh

Closing date:

Vietnam Australia International SchoolHo Chi Minh

Date posted:
Start date: June 4 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Site Directors will maintain the day-to-day responsibilities for the VAS Summer Programme day to day operations. Responsibilities include the coordination, operation and support of activity programmes ensuring their effective and cohesive operation on a day-to-day-basis; on the job counselor training, plus the support and supervision of all staff; camper wellness and the implementation of medical attention where/when applicable.

  1. Work in close collaboration with the Head of the Summer Programme and Summer Camp Specialists of VAS 
  2. Supervise campers, guests, and staff throughout the summer camp program to ensure standards of operation, safety, creativity and structure are implemented.
  3. Pro-actively identify and solve problems and areas of concern for staff, campers and      volunteers 
  4. Be responsible to:

•  Take care of inventory of all supplies and set up Site Director’s’ Camp office 

•  Actively participate in the training and on-the-job coaching of the staff of the assigned campus

•  Manage the day-to-day camp activities and events within the assigned campus

•  Ensure smooth delivery of the camp activities and programs, including staffing arrangement and resources

•  Responsible for overseeing the quality of the summer camp diaries that are sent home to parents.

•  Manage staff schedules, making changes where appropriate and arranging transport for students where necessary.

•  Greet and welcome all campers, staff and parents each day 

•  Orient all campers to camp rules on first day 

•  Relieve and assist counselors as required 

•  Remain visible and accessible to staff and campers 

•  Coordinate daily cleanup of all program areas and the camp office workspace 

•  Plan, lead, coordinate and attend the morning and afternoon assemblies 

•  Contribute to weekly staff meetings re: leadership, camper concerns, volunteer support etc. 

5.  Meet weekly with the Head of the Summer Programme and other VAS Team members to discuss and address the operational matters of the camp 

6.  Adhere to and support all camp policies and procedures as detailed in the Staff Manual 

7.  Report all accidents/incidents and program concerns to the Head of the Summer Programme, IPCs and VAS School Management Team in a timely manner

8.  Other duties as assigned by the Head of ECA from time to time.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree holder
  • CELTA/TESOL or TEFL certificate 
  • Good leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated experience in working with children

Other requirements:

  • Love for children
  • Ability to teach and lead various recreational activities
  • Excellent character, integrity and adaptability
  • Ability to communicate and work with a variety of age and skill levels
  • Desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
  • Available for training sessions from 4 – 8 June 2018.
  • Available 7:30am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday from June 11 thru July 20, 2018. You will be required to stay later on staff meeting days once a week and be available to  participate in the Summer Camp Closing Event on 21 July 2018.

Job location

More about Vietnam Australia International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 17 years
Address: Sunrise Campus, Duong so 20, Khu Him Lam, Tan Hung, Quan 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Telephone: +84 6260 7272