Head of Summer Camp

St. George's International SchoolSwitzerland

St. George’s International School are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Summer Camp Director who will plan, coordinate and oversee the overall camp programme.  He/she is responsible for communicating with parents, guardians, teachers, and counsellors and other camp staff prior, during, and after the summer camp.

Background Required and Qualifications

• Must have several years in a position of responsibility in Education.

• Ability to work collaboratively with others.

• Possesses good leadership abilities, management and organizational skills.

• Patient, enthusiastic, self-controlled and dependable.

• English mother tong or C1 level, French a plus.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Report each week on numbers of leads, applications and enrolments.

• Regular meetings with Inspired Camps project Leader.

• Ensure enrolment procedures are carried out correctly and all paper work is in place.

• Develop camp policies, rules, and guidelines.

• Book Plan and Research all activities for the camp.

• Ensure operating budget for the camp is controlled.

• Collaborates with staff on classrooms, meeting facilities, recreational facilities, housing needs, and other university facilities that are needed for the camp.

• Collaborates with the Camp Programme Director on the scheduling of classroom, sports, and evening activities.

• Oversees the development of the camp programme and approve all camp activities.

• Hires, disciplines, supervises and terminates camp staff.

• Conducts Risk Management training and background checks.

• Organizes and coordinates the campers’ selection process.

• Produces forms, letters and pertinent documents needed for the implementation of the camp.

• Handles questions, problems and concerns of parents/guardians before and during camp.

• Establishes a procedure for handling all difficulties related to health, behaviour and other problems.

• Monitors and ensures appropriate student behaviour and adherence to camp rules and regulations.

• Schedules group meetings with staff as needed.

• Works closely, cooperatively and amicably with all staff members.

• Handles emergency situations in conjunction with team.

• Assesses the overall programme to see if there are any changes that need to be made.

• Completes and/or oversees the completion of all documents (agreement, schedules, programme evaluation, information management system, etc.) 

• Seeks advice and/or assistance from Project leader of Inspired Summer Camps when needed.

Time commitment – 40% (20% on January, 40% on February & March, 80% on April, May & June, 100% on July, 40% on August).

Start date: January 10th, 2022.

Please apply, sending a copy of your CV and letter of motivation to recruitment@stgeorges.ch by Friday 24th September 2021. 


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