Spotlight: Girls

Igniting a Compassion Revolution by putting Girls Center Stage!

Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking ASSISTANT TEACHERS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Productions season from June 19 – August 18, 2017.

Compensation | $12.55-$15.50 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).

Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session

Training*: Mandatory Training days the weekend of May 27-29, 2017.

*This training is led by Co-Founders Allison Kenny and Lynn Johnson. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.

As a Go Girls! Productions Assistant Teacher, you will…

-Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp Methodology
-Assist the Producer/Media Artist with the process of helping up to 30 girls (ages 9-11) create original, short films to be screened on the final day of camp
-Lead age appropriate creative and playful activities that teach cooperation, focus, generosity and creativity
-Work with a team to effectively manage the group using positive discipline techniques
-Effectively support our Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT) ages 12-15 to assist in camps
-Support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
-Support children to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
-Facilitate clean-up time, coordinate transitions, serve snacks, and read books aloud to kids
-Make positive connections with parents during camp

 

THE QUALIFICATIONS
A Go Girls! Productions Assistant Teacher will have…

-At least 2 years of experience working with children in diverse settings
-Video production experience including proficiency with iMovie and YouTube
-Some knowledge of early childhood and youth development
-Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
-Confidence: we hire young women who can project calm and confidence
-Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to work in collaboration with others is what we are all about
-A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
-Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness and playfulness
-Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
-“Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing
-Dependable way to get to work on time each day

Please visit our website for the application process.

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