Why Club SciKidz?
Club SciKidz’s commitment to providing world-class STEM enrichment opportunities for children ages PK-15, can only be met by recruiting the best employees. As a member of our company, you will become a part of the Club SciKidz family.
Our mission is to create an environment that teaches and nurtures the children under our care. We believe that all children are scientists and that our professional staff can make them better scientists! The bottom line is that our summer camps and school programs are only as good as our personnel. We are extremely selective and we are always looking for the top talent across the country. Do you have what it takes to join one of the most exciting children’s science companies in the country? If so, take a look at some of the job descriptions below!
Come Join Us For A Great Summer!
The benchmark of a successful summer camp experience and what a child remembers most about their camp experience is usually the camp’s staff members. Club SciKidz summer camps provide an exciting and safe atmosphere for children while exploring the world of science, technology, and art. All of our camps take the job of teaching and caring for children seriously!
Club SciKidz demands that all staff positions be filled with candidates who exhibit the following characteristics:
- High work ethic (completing the job with an excellent attitude!)
- And above all … an absolute love for children, a desire to make sure the camper has an unforgettable camp experience/memory, and a genuine interest in science!
Our camp day is filled with many STEM and Outdoor activities, and our classrooms are normally sold out! Our camper-to-staff ratio is 12:1.
Directors are responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the Day Camp Site, including the supervision of all camp personnel and campers. Director Candidates, along with meeting the criteria listed above, are teaching professionals or college-degreed individuals who have experience in leadership and risk management. Directors will be accountable for following Club SciKidz’s guidelines for operation, security, and management of inventory, as well as respecting and protecting the Club SciKidz Brand. Directors will report directly to the owners of the Club SciKidz Franchisee/Owner. Directors will deliver Club SciKidz science and technology curriculum with the help of assistant instructors/Camp counselors. They will also share their enthusiasm and passion for science and technology!
- Hours – 35-45 hours per week, 1-2 Directors Per Camp Site
- Training – Paid training
- Compensation – $18/hr.
Camp counselors teach students and work with campsite directors to provide a quality camp. Camp counselors must have completed one year of college successfully and be enrolled for the following Fall Semester. Please have transcripts and fall schedules available upon request.
Camp counselors will be role models for our campers and will take this job seriously by providing a positive and friendly interaction with the campers in an environment that allows the campers to feel safe, comfortable, and excited about camp. Therefore, Camp Counselors, along with meeting the criteria listed above, must be highly energetic and demonstrate that they too are enjoying the camp experience!
- Hours – 35-45 hours per week
- Training – Paid Training
- Compensation – $14/hr, certified teachers – $16/hr.
Jr. CAMP COUNSELORS
Jr. camp counselors aid campsite directors and camp counselors in the duties required to provide a wonderful camp experience. Jr. camp counselors must be 16 years or older and be enrolled for the following Fall Semester. Please have transcripts and fall schedules available upon request.
Jr. camp counselors will be role models for our campers and will take this job seriously by providing a positive and friendly interaction with the campers in an environment that allows the campers to feel safe, comfortable, and excited about camp. Therefore, Jr. Camp Counselors, along with meeting the criteria listed above, must be highly energetic and demonstrate that they too are enjoying the camp experience!
- Hours – 35-40 per week, 1-2 Counselors per site
- Training – Paid Training
- Compensation – $12/hr.
Science Presenter/Assemblies/Pre-school workshops/Badge Events/After-School Program Instructors
Our organization is looking for top-quality instructors to deliver our after-school science enrichment and Lego Robotics programs. We are searching for certified-teaching professionals or college-degreed individuals who have a love for science!
Requirements and expectations:
- Work at elementary schools and middle schools located in Austin and the surrounding area.
- Commit to working five to six-week sessions during the school year
- Work one to two hours per week
- Generate excitement about science using our scripted lesson plans and science kits
- We deliver all the materials you need. Including a club SciKidz Staff T-shirt!
- Science Presenter/Assemblies/Pre-school workshops/Badge Events/After-School Program Instructor – $25.00 – $35.00 per hour!
NOTE: ALL CLUB SCIKIDZ STAFF WILL COMPLETE A MANDATORY, COMPREHENSIVE, PAID TRAINING PROGRAM.
All of our staff members are background checked. Topics for the training will include:
- Camper safety
- Emergency response
- Curriculum expertise
- Classroom management
- Camper-to-camper relationships
- Fostering self-esteem
- Implementation of lesson plans and projects
- Science inquiry skills
- Process skills
- Training for all outdoor activities
- Sexual abuse awareness and prevention
- Protecting the Club SciKidz brand
Like what you have read and feel that you are a good fit for the Club SciKidz Summer Camp or In-School Programs?