Camp Technology/Robotics Coaches

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.
Information
LocationFoundation
Application closing date01/10/2021
Starting Dateasap
ContractFull-time

La Grande Boissière/ La Châtaigneraie/ Nations

Ecolint Camps Department

Seeks for the half terms holidays 2021/2022

The International School of Geneva has an excellent reputation for the quality of its education and its diverse multicultural environment. Its success is mainly due to the openness and commitment of all its employees.

To complete our Foundation Summer Camps team, we are looking for:

Robotics  COACHES – TECHNOLOGY - ROBOTICS

Full-time: the role is 100% (40 hours per week) for the half term holidays. Specific working times will depend on specific activities and availability of successful candidates.

These roles are part of the Foundation Camps programme.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate:

  • Work with Camp Director and other coaching staff to develop and deliver a one-week programme of activities for the Technology - Robotics (Lego Mindstorms) camp. Activities need to be educational in nature, but provide fun and enjoyment for participants (this is a holiday camp activity, not a school lesson).
  • Supervise a group of up to 16 children aged 5-14 in the relevant activity, in combination with an assistant. This will include supervision of arrivals and departures (including attendance register), mealtimes, and structured free time activities as well as the core activity.
  • The Coach is responsible for the safety, pastoral care and wellbeing of the children in his or her charge at all times throughout the week of camps, aided by the assistant and other camp staff (Camp Coordinator, Camp Nurse).

Personal Requirements:

  • Experience working with children and young people, ideally in a school or holiday camp setting or equivalent.
  • Personable, kind, caring disposition.
  • Passion and knowledge for the subject of the camp, and the creativity, energy and enthusiasm to transmit that passion to young people of different levels of experience and ability.
  • Recognized qualifications in related fields and/or pedagogy are an asset, though not necessarily required.
  • French or English mother tongue with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Only Swiss or EU citizens are eligible for work permits for this role

Other relevant information:

  • Job-holder can enrol his or her children in the Summer Camp programme free of charge (when they are working on site) if relevant.

 

Candidates are required to send their CV with three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a cover letter to the attention of Mrs Naïma HADDADI, Director of Camps, International School of Geneva, via our website by the 1st october 2021, mentioning the reference number 0005.

Only application via our website will be considered

Only candidates whose profiles match will be contacted.
 

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

 

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The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.