The Instructor Role:
While leading a wide variety of camp activities and classes in Drobots Company programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps), an instructor is directly responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and emotional well-being of every camper, every minute, of every camp day. Instructors rely on supplied curriculum to guide daily camper activities, but are expected to apply their classroom management experience and tech-savviness to enhance the experience of every camper.
Reports directly to respective Program Lead.
These positions are filled by professionals with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a correlating field (education, tech, etc.).
Seasonal (Full-Time) Summer Camp Jobs
Training and Pre-Camp Responsibility:
Attend a mandatory weekend training day (Date: May/June), conducted at the geographical and school location (TBA).
Attend 2-3 weekday evening remote webinar trainings (May/June).
Complete and fulfill any company rules and regulations and curriculum-related online trainings.
Technology Experience Necessary:
Little to none. Our training accommodates those with a positive attitude and the willingness to learn.
As a Drone & STEM Instructor, your primary responsibilities are:
Creatively teach cool, innovative concepts to campers in grades K-8
Use passion for instructing children to inspire and serve as role model for campers
To be punctual, professional, and flexible at all times
Provide direct supervision and behavior management of campers
Deliver engaging, safe, and exciting drone and tech-related activities
Ensure a fun, safe, and positive environment
This position supports the program through a combination of tech and non-tech activities, suitable for this age group:
Assess and teach the curriculum to meet the interests and needs of campers
Follow the lesson plans to foster a fun, yet somewhat challenging learning environment
Monitor camper behavior and discover creative approaches to keep all campers excited and engaged
Create a nurturing learning environment for our campers
Anticipated Work Hours Per Week:
32-36 hours per week
Locations & Dates:
Camps operate for 6-9 weeks between June 1 and August 28. We hire teams based on availability for the full camp schedule, so please consider your availability and your ability to arrange reliable transportation before applying. The tentative schedule for this area is below. Specifics of your assigned schedule will be discussed in your final interview.
6/22 - 6/26
6/29 - 7/2 (4-day week)
7/27 - 7/31
8/3 - 8/7
6/21 - 6/26
7/6 - 7/10
7/13 - 7/17
7/20 - 7/24
Annapolis Area Christian School
7/6 - 7/10
7/20 - 7/24
YWCA National Capital Area
7/13 - 7/17
Strong commitment to educational programming for kids and teenagers
Tech-savvy mindset and willingness to learn new skills
Access to reliable automobile for entire duration of the summer camp season
Access to a reliable mobile phone device (i.e. iPhone, Android, etc.)
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
Ability to communicate clearly, maturely, and compassionately with students and families
Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy, and exceptional enthusiasm all day, every day, for the duration of the summer
Experience & Education:
Current commitment or near-future aspiration to work in education
General experience and interest with the educational topics you will be working with (teamwork, technology, STEM)
Experience working with students in a classroom setting (experience working also in a camp setting is a plus)
1+ years teaching and managing a group of students (working with children and teens in a group setting)
1+ years of behavior management experience with kids/teens
Extremely outgoing and professional personality