The Program Lead Role:
The Program Lead serves alongside the Site Leader (location specific) as a Drobots ambassador, a primary onsite liaison, and the additional communicator and "customer care" relationship manager between our company and the school's director of summer camp programs. In addition to providing direct instruction to campers, the Program Leader is responsible for managing the staff, curriculum, materials, inventory and daily operations of one or more Drobots Company programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps) at our partnered schools in your area. This role also includes, but is not limited to the supervision, responsibility, and communication of and with all Drobots instructors, attending campers and families, oversight of Drobots programs, and the overall safety, positivity and educational delivery of the company's programs.
Why This Role Is Essential:
Drobots is a third-party and turnkey provider of technology and STEM-based summer camp programs for schools and organizations ("schools") across the country. Moreover, Drobots is contracted to provide complementary programming for schools that already have an existing camp model. In other words we are both the school's partner and the visiting guest, fulfilling the majority of technology programs offered campus throughout the duration of the summer. Therefore, the Program Leader plays a vital and important role, one which is necessary to maintain strong relationships and quality assurance.
Who You Will Report To:
The Program Leader reports to the talent and customer support teams at Drobots Headquarters in addition to the Drobots Camp Site Leader, when you work on location where a Site Leader is present.
In addition to providing direct instruction to campers, the Program Leader is also the on-location, day-to-day "last-word leader and final decision maker" for Drobots' camp programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps). This key member of the team oversees and is responsible for: the company's core values, the enjoyment and positive energy of all camp programming, the Drobots personnel, the integrity and implementation of the curriculum, and and above all - the safety of all campers.
Additional Tasks Include:
Attend and participate in company training(s) (possible travel involved) and help implement learned concepts at regional training with local staff.
Proactive communication with Headquarters and school camp directors.
Maintaining positive communication and relationships with the on-location Drobots staff and points of contact; parent communication; medical and emergency procedures manager.
This position is expected to spend the majority of their time instructing campers along with the additional leadership responsibilities outlined.
Seasonal (Full Time) Summer Camp Jobs
Training and Pre-Camp Responsibility:
Attend a mandatory weekend training (April/May), conducted at Drobots HQ in Maryland
Attend a mandatory weekend training (May/June), conducted at the geographical and school location (TBA).
Attend 2-3 weekday 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 Program Lead, 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 leadership to campers and instructors
Coach and train team members on location
Working hands-on with campers for the entire camp day
This position supports the program through a combination of leadership and instruction roles:
Assess and teach the curriculum to meet the interests and needs of campers
Represent Drobots Company and communicate with directors at school/facility locations
Make critical decisions in the moment as "last work leader"
Dedicate a few "non-classroom hours" throughout the week and on weekends
Receive supplies and equipment at your residence and help to organize
Anticipated Work Hours Per Week:
32 - 40 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 your area is below. Specifics of your assigned schedule will be discussed in your final interview.
Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens - 5221 Hood Rd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
6/8 - 6/12
6/15 - 6/19
6/22 - 6/26
7/6 - 7/10
7/13 - 7/17
7/20 - 7/24
7/27 - 7/31
Strong commitment to educational programming for children and youth.
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:
3+ years working as a teacher/educator
3+ years of management or supervisory experience
Summer Camp experience (preferable, but not required)
Extremely outgoing and professional personality