Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) is hiring a Summer Art Camp Administrator for Summer 2021. Tephra ICA Summer Art Camp in partnership with Reston Association (RA) provides a safe and educational environment for campers to explore contemporary and historical art and to expand creativity and critical thinking skills through art-making and creative play. Summer Art Camp is held at the RA’s Glade Recreation Area.
The Tephra ICA Summer Art Camp Administrator will provide assistance to the Summer Art Camp Instructor and camp participants for all six weeks of the 2021 Tephra ICA Summer Art Camp (June 28 –August 6). The Summer Art Camp Administrator will help the Instructor implement fun, engaging, and educational visual art content. The Summer Art Camp Administrator will report directly to the Education Manager and the Executive Director of Tephra ICA.
• Collaborating with the Education Manager and the Summer Camp Instructor to plan daily and weekly art projects/lessons, games, and recreation time that are developmentally appropriate, intellectually engaging, and in keeping with the theme of the camp week. This responsibility will be performed during the spring prior to the beginning of camp and include some paid planning/meeting time.
• The Summer Art Camp Administrator is assisted by high school and college Interns.
• Daily and weekly camp set-up and break-down, including cleaning and organization of materials with the assistance of Camp Instructor and Interns.
• Managing parent/guardian sign in/out each day
• Acting as main contact between Reston Association (RA) and parents/guardians as necessary
• Providing guidance in getting campers settled at the start of each day, during transitions, and at the end of day.
The Summer Art Camp Administrator must have experience working with elementary school-aged children, be calm in moments of stress, and have the ability to multi-task while providing a high level of attention to the safety and wellbeing of campers. The ideal candidate will have a background and interest in art; experience in providing art education to children; B.A. in Art History, Education, Fine Arts (B.F.A.) or related field preferred.
• Sessions are one week and run June 28–August 6, 2021
• Campers range in ages 6-10
• Daily work hours are 8:30am–4:30pm, Monday–Friday; campers are present 9am-4pm
• Pay is $12/hour
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to the Education Manager, Sarah Berenz, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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