The Blake School seeks to hire energetic and enthusiastic program
specialists and lead counselors for its summer enrichment programs and
day camp. Camp Acoma will take place on Blake’s Hopkins campus from
June 21 through August 5. Candidates must be available for one week of
training prior to the start of the seven-week day camp program. Summer
staff training will be held the week of June 13. Summer at Blake
serves over 200 weekly participants ages 4-13; in grades Pre-K through 12.
Program Specialists are responsible for the overall design and
implementation of camp activities in their respective areas; arts,
physical education, STEM, or nature. Program specialists are scheduled
25-30 hours per week in support of the overall Camp Acoma program.
Camp Acoma Lead Counselors are responsible for assisting camp
directors in the design and implementation of all enrichment, arts,
technology, athletic, recreational, and field trip activities. Lead
counselors are scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 3:30 pm with
morning and afternoon extended day opportunities available.
Lead Counselors and Program Specialists report to the Camp Acoma
director to ensure a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for all
participants. Experience in teaching children ages 4-13 and
day/recreational camp experience is preferred. Candidates with
experience in aquatics, physical education,, visual and performing
arts and technology instruction are desired. Candidates with
experience in leading team building and adventure-based learning for
older campers (ages 8-13) are also encouraged to apply.
The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12,
co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school enrolling 1,367
bright, talented students from nearly 56 Twin Cities-area communities.
Founded in 1900, The Blake School has the advantage of three campuses
(Minneapolis, Hopkins and Wayzata) each with its own facilities
designed for specific ages, schedules and activities. The mission of
the school is to provide students with an excellent, academically
challenging education in a diverse and supportive community committed
to a common set of values.For more information on The Blake School,
please visit Blake's website at: www.blakeschool.org.
The Blake School believes that a diverse society enriches all
individuals and communities. Diversity of race, ethnicity, national
origin, geography, religion, gender, affectional or sexual
orientation, age, physical ability, and marital, parental or economic
status forms the fabric of our society. As a result of these beliefs,
The Blake School actively seeks students, families and employees who
value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the
context of its mission. In doing so, we recognize our responsibility
to help make each person's experience a success.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an
all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor
are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and
abilities required to do the job. The duties and responsibilities in
this job description may be subject to change at any time due to
reasonable accommodation or other reasons.