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Performing Arts Supervisor
Sep. 22, 2010

Qualifications

  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of Music / Songleading / Dance / Drama 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
  • Shape and elevate the camp's performing arts program.
  • 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 and lead Shabbat afternoon activities.
  • Act as general resource for other Camp activities relating to your specialty.

Leadership Staff Responsibilities:

• Attend daily meetings and perform various other administrative responsibilities such as complete staff evaluations, order supplies, etc.
• Directly responsible for the cleanliness and care of all area equipment and program areas – includes pre and post camp inventory
• Able and willing to work with a variety of staff members in a calm, collected manner at all times
• Participate in pre-camp staff orientation and any on-going staff development programs throughout the summer
• Take part in creating and leading staff development opportunities both during Staff Orientation and throughout the summer.
• Participate regularly and enthusiastically in all camp programs
• Responsible for the health, safety, and happiness of ALL campers at ALL times
• Participate regularly and enthusiastically in all Judaic programming, including Shabbat programming

Designated Supervisor: Director of Programs

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