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Summer Camp at the JCCSF offers one, two and three-week sessions in both the traditional day camp and specialty camp settings for campers in grades K-8. Summer Camp is in session June 4 - August 17. Our classic day camps feature arts & crafts, field trips, swimming, cooking and sports. Specialty camps include visual arts, construction, culinary, nature, musical theater, science and more.
The Technology Specialist will create, organize, and implement a week-long curriculum of Arduinos and Circuitry (6/18-6/22), and a week-long half day curriculum of coding for kids.

The ideal candidate is a school teacher or technology hobbyist who can create a fun classroom curriculum to introduce and teach circuitry, working with LED's, servo motors, and project-based learning. Candidates should have strong classroom management skills and must be able to implement a well-rounded technology curriculum for youth ages 5 - 12.

•   Prepare for and deliver one week of Arduinos and Circuits, including creating supply lists, developing objectives, curriculum development and teach daily lessons in a fun playful environment
•   Implement an interactive, age appropriate curriculum
•   Maintain in proper working order the tools, circuits, components, and class materials
•   Supervise general counselors and teen leaders (when applicable)
•   Support camper drop-off and pick-up processes
•   Provide excellent customer service to camp families by communicating with them about their camper's experience
•   Set-up camp room and cleanup daily
•   Implement daily safety check of hardware equipment (batteries, motors, wires, cpu's, resistors, capacitors, etc.).
•   Create a daily objectives and curriculum schedule
•   Practice personal leadership skills.
•   Model appropriate behavior for campers.
•   Set clear and consistent limits and resolve behavioral problems with assistance from supervisors.
•   Additional responsibilities as required.

•   At least 2 years' experience in computer lab, or similar environment
•   Knowledge of Scratch, C/C++, Python, or similar coding language
•   Knowledge of resistors, capacitors,
•   Knowledge and ability to explain and facilitate age-appropriate skills for young elementary school-aged campers.
•   Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.
•   Passions for technology, tinkering, coding, informal education and youth programs.
•   Knowledge of summer camps preferred
•   Ability to work well both in a team environment and independently.
•   Must have enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to improvise a must.
•   Must be 21 years or older.

•   Spring Hours - some prep time preferred in May and June 
•   Arduinos and Circuits camp runs June 18 - June 22, 8AM - 4PM
•   Coding camp runs July 30 - August 3, 8AM - 12PM


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