Camp Conservatory Music Senior Instructor (PIANO) - Camp Keystone

6581 SE 9th Ave, Starke, FL 32091, USA Req #12987
Monday, May 10, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a temporary job opening for a Camp Conservatory Music Senior Instructor (Piano) for Camp Keystone located in Starke, Florida.



Job Summary


Plans, coordinates and directs the functions of the Camp Conservatory Music program; ensures the quality of programs and safety of youth at all times; provides guidance and role modeling to youth and ensures safety and a positive experience for campers.



Essential Functions:Provides quality music instruction to campers. Teaches music theory as it applies to the appropriate level for playing purposes. Provides appropriate lessons for instruction time. Reviews assigned homework with students and re-teach skills if necessary. Be responsible for the care of instruments during class, with necessary repairs immediately reported to the Divisional Music Director. Prepares students for recitals, presentations and concerts. Plans, schedules, assign and monitor the students work in progress and upon competition to ensure accuracy and completeness. Recommends and develops activities which will develop musical abilities, motor and learning skills of students. Coordinates the program and activity within the policies and operating procedures of camp. Maintains discipline and acceptable behaviors of students, which will create an atmosphere of friendliness and security during all program periods, enabling all students to feel welcome and comfortable. Participates and assists in various classes as assigned. Provides constant care for the needs of the campers in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner. Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside activities. Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed. Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection. Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.



Additional Functions:Guides the work of bands and performance in helping children and youth to succeed in school by increasing their involvement and motivation, and helping them to set personal goals. Provides training and development of camper for band, conducting, performance and service learning. Supervises the maintenance and daily operations of the program equipment. Supervises and organizes an assigned group of campers during scheduled and unscheduled blocks of time in cooperation with camp rules and regulations. Promotes and stimulates participation of campers to ensure a pleasant camp experience. Schedules performances and ensures that all necessary supplies for a performance are donated or purchased. Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Performs other duties as assigned.




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth behavior and development. Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and C.P.R and ability to ensure the safety of campers and other staff. Knowledge of the principles and practices of music education. Ability to teach classes in a group setting. Ability to teach students music theory. Ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children and youth. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to plan, develop, and implement effective childhood and youth programs and activities. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid; Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Ability to read and hear music notes. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Knowledge and ability to teach band, guitar or piano. Ability to foster team work with youth in learning how to develop musical skills for performances. Ability to assist youth in planning and goal setting for personal and team activities. Ability to recruit and train volunteers. Ability to work with diverse people from all social and economic backgrounds. Ability to demonstrate exercises and dance routines.



Education and Experience


Six months experience teaching music education and teaching experience, with the ability to play and teach lessons in a classroom setting involving more than one student preferred OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.






CPR and First Aid Certification (certification classes offered at camp)


Must be 18 years of age to apply



Physical Requirements/Working Conditions


Some physical requirements of the Camp Housekeeping/Laundress position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate housekeeping/laundress equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.



Additional Information


Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/11/2021 – 06/20/2021 and participation is required.


The 2021 summer Camp program will be held 06/21/2021 – 07/24/2021. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.


Compensation:  $400.00/week


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


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Application Submittal Period: December 1, 2020 – April 10, 2021


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Other details

  • Job Family FL-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Salary
  • 6581 SE 9th Ave, Starke, FL 32091, USA