Teach woodwork in the USA at one of over 500 summer camps with children of all ages. Gain over 800 hours experience teaching woodwork and have the summer of your lifetime.
What does a performing arts teacher do at camp?
Woodwork is a very popular activity for the kids at summer camp – as how often do you get your hands on real power tools?
As the woodwork instructor you’ll bring the creative energy, knowledge and construction experience. You’ll find yourself forming weekly projects for all skill levels, from small picture frames, to bird houses and even set design for the theatre department.
Working with the campers on their woodwork technique and judging their skill level/ ability to use the tools – you will be responsible for the safety of those in the studio and to provide the instruction and means to create the designed projects – even the highly ambitious and elaborate ones!
You should being creativity and design. A level of maturity is needed for woodwork/carpentry at camp as there will be a lot of machinery – hand and power tools – which are very hazardous when left unsupervised. Showing a full understanding of safety procedures is vital.
Why should I teach woodwork at camp?
Woodworking jobs at summer camp are incredibly diverse – from designing small projects, to carving and creating wall-sized masterpieces – this is the job for anyone is skilled at woodworking and would like the opportunity to experience the USA.
Camp directors are looking for people with experience. Show off your skills through an online gallery or portfolio of your work, drawing attention to the skills used and how you will be able to teach this to others.
- Return transatlantic flights
- Between $800-$1500 pay
- Up to 90 days’ medical insurance
- Visa assistance and sponsorship
- Award-winning customer service,
- Preparation and guidance through the process
- 24-hour support whilst in the USA
- Up to 30 days of travel after camp
To apply you need to complete a short initial application telling us who you are and some other basic details. When you’re ready just pay your £49 programme deposit to secure your face-to-face interview with one of our hundred nation-wide interviewers. From there Camp Leaders offer full support to apply for your visa and secure you your placement at camp. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend the Camp Leaders Job Fairs across the country in January and our pre-departure orientations in April and May.
- Age 18 by June 1st 2019
- Clean Criminal Background
- Fluent English speaker
- Available for 9 weeks and able to depart prior to June 19th
- Active interest in working with children