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Head Teacher, JCC Summer Day Camp
Goldring-Woldenberg JCC - Metairie
3747 W Esplanade Ave
Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Building
Metairie, LA 70002

Principal Responsibilities:

Head Counselors are the staff leader for each camp group. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with some college experience and have at least 2 years experience with children OR 4 or more years of camping experience. Seeking creative and organized candidates. Main responsibilities include: developing classroom activities, serving as the primary responder to all behavioral issues, mediating conflicts, and working with the camp directors to initiate communication with parents. Also responsible for knowing each camper's special needs. Must be comfortable directing and supervising support staff of varying ages. Applicants are expected to engage in specialist-led activities, actively participate in swim time, and aid lifeguards in ensuring pool safety. Head Counselors report directly to the Camp Directors and must commit to the full 8 week camp season. Salary is based on experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

-21 years of age with some college expereience and have at least 2 years experience with children OR 4 or more years of camping experience.

-Must be able to swim.

Must commit to the full 8 week camp season and 1 week of staff training.

Agency Information:

The New Orleans JCC is a state-of-the-art fitness center and pool, a leader in New Orleans early childhood education, a fun-filled summer day camp and so much more. It is a place for adults to take an exercise class, an art class or dance class. A place for children and teens to experience learning through enrichment classes, sports leagues, family activities, and summer camps. The JCC is built on Jewish values, but is welcome to everyone.