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Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL, United States
Phone: 786-468-2000
Web Site: www.arshtcenter.org

AileyCamp Miami - Group Leader

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Job ID:

639

Location:

Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Education
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Job Views:

1401

Zip Code:

33132

Employment Type:

Contractor

Posted:

03.31.2017
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Job Description:

About AileyCamp Miami 2017
 
June 26 – August 5, 2017

A six-week summer day camp where middle school students are “turned on” to dance and come to respect the discipline of dance as a physical activity that requires athletic ability comparable to skills demanded by any sport.  Also, campers will increase their leadership skills and enjoy a variety of social activities.  AileyCamp Miami is an innovative summer program designed to use dance as a vehicle for developing self-esteem, self-discipline, creative expression and critical thinking skills.  It does not serve as a training ground for professional dancers, but rather serves as a platform for self-growth. AileyCamp Miami serves Miami-Dade County Public Middle School students currently enrolled in 6th, 7th and 8th grade ages 11 to 14.

Group Leader
 
The Group Leaders will demonstrate and help campers learn dance steps and assist them with activities in other classes. Group leaders are responsible for a group of approx. 25 campers, accompanying them to and from classes and meals, and providing support throughout the day.
  • Five-day work week – Monday through Friday 7:55 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Bus monitoring duties requires beginning earlier and finishing later than the regularly scheduled times.
  • Accompany AileyCampers to all classes, providing oversight of campers as well as individual attention and guidance.
  • Participate and oversee campers as directed on weekly field trips.
  • Participate in the general oversight of the campers, including breakfast duty, and camper free periods.
  • Participate in all AileyCamp Miami staff meetings.
  • Monitor campers’ behavior and act as a liaison between campers, faculty members, and AileyCamp Director.
  • Aid instructors during classes and rehearsals as determined by class instructor and Director.
  • Report individual campers’ needs to Personal Development Instructor, Camp Counselor and the Director.
  • Aid instructors in producing camper progress evaluations at midterm and the end of camp.
  • Participate in and provide support wherever needed for the final camp presentation.
  • Assist in choreographing a dance piece with all campers for the Final Performance
  • Voluntarily participate in the background checks required for employment including but not limited to federal and sex offender checks and finger printing
  • Attend a mandatory 3-day staff orientation on June 21, 22, and 23.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications
  • Ability to communicate dance concepts through demonstration and verbal explanations.
  • Currently working in the performing arts disciplines of either music, theater or dance preferred
  • Excellent leadership skills including an ability to command respect and motivate achievement while working effectively with young people.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to a diverse population, an work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks with completing deadlines in a self-directed, prioritized and calm manner.
  • Flexibility to meet changing needs and priorities as they occur.
  • Minimum of 1 school year of dance training in a college or professional setting
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Have a strong work ethic, be proactive and take initiative.
     
The Adrienne Arsht Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
To learn more about the Adrienne Arsht Center go to www.arshtcenter.org