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Music Supervisor
Sep. 22, 2010

Qualifications

  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of Music / Songleading activities.
    Teaching experience in that activity area desired.
  • Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty.
  • Ability to creatively plan & schedule programs and activities, and to maximize the skills & talents of staff members.
  • Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation to chanichim.
  • Ability to teach Jewish concepts to camp community.
  • Ability to work well with and supervise Specialists.
  • Ability to work well with visiting faculty.
  • Ability to give & take constructive criticism.
  • Experience working with youth in both formal and informal settings.
  • Prior camping experience.
  • Energetic, creative, organized and good people skills.
  • Experience with facilitating Music Programming

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of camp’s Supervisor Team 
  • Serve as the Eva L. Gunther Head Songleader
  • Shape and elevate the camp's music program.
  • Ensure that Jewish music, and the teaching and participation of musical activities is a vibrant part of the camp culture, from the beginning of the day until the end.
  • Supervise and schedule music staff in the leading of opening breakfast, song sessions, services, and siyum each day.
  • Lead and coordinate activities for all age groups. Maintain daily record of activity lesson plan.
  • When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise.
  • Whenever possible, incorporate staff members in program planning and leadership. Prepare requisitions in timely manner. Ensure that all site & supply arrangements are made.
  • Prepare cabin activities to be led by a member of the Music Staff
  • Prepare and lead Shabbat afternoon activities.
  • Act as general resource for other Camp activities relating to your specialty.
  • When time permits, participate in other Camp program
  • Play an active role in helping to shape the vision for Jewish education at camp.
  • Whether as a leader, supervisor, a mentor, a participant, or perhaps all four at once; play a role in all aspects of camp life, actively seeking to bring Judaism to life.

Designated Supervisor: Arts Department Head

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