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Summer Camps, Instructor Level I (Mandarin Speaking)

Department Commercial Activities Date Posted 2/13/2020

Position Type Contract-Full Time Reference No. 2020-948

Location Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline2/28/2020

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Summer Camp, Instructor Level I (Mandarin Speaking)

Seasonal, Summer Camp Programs

Full-time hours between June  22-August 28, 2020

Various Programs


Camps at Appleby College provide coeducational opportunities to develop and advance skills, and to promote interactive skills among participants.  Appleby provides excellence within each camp through the use of superb facilities and instruction. In all our programs, we emphasize individual development, participation, co-operation and fun!  Appleby’s scenic 60-acre campus offers outstanding academic, art and athletics for all its Camps.


Campers at Appleby experience an exciting week of discovery, friendship, sports and fun! Appleby College offers Discovery Camps, Arts & Media Camps, Science & Success Camps and Sports & Adventure Camps.  For a listing of all Summer Camp Programs offered, please visit Appleby College Summer Camp Programs

As the Instructor, Level I (or Level II) Mandarin Speaking, you will be responsible for directly supporting the Head Instructor, as well as the Instructor, Level II within specific sports or arts area. Instructor, Level I (or Level II) Mandarin Speaking will work as part of a team to ensure a safe, productive and enjoyable experience for all campers.


Specific Accountabilities:

·         Provide support to the Head Instructor, as well as the Instructor, Level II in the planning and execution of activities

·         Actively participate in all assigned aspects of the campers’ day including activities, meal times, games, etc.

·         Maintain positive relations with campers, parents and the Appleby Community

·         Follow all camp procedures and policies, including Appleby’s Mutual Respect policy

·         Participate in all required training related to Health & Safety

·         Ensure the safety and supervision of all campers

·         Provide assistance to the Instructors through interpretation in Mandarin, to ensure that camp activities are inclusive to all participants that are English Language Learners (E.L.L.)

·         Act as a translation resource to all camp staff when needed for E.L.L Campers

·         Create programming to integrate E.L.L. campers with into camp activities

·         Provide support to campers from our C.E.C. (Canadian Experience Camp) who speak Mandarin


Knowledge and Skills:

·         Fluency in Mandarin required

·· Applicants for this position should have a minimum of Grade 10 High School


·         Experience working/volunteering with children in a camp setting in a leadership role or area of special instruction (Sports, Arts, etc.)

·         Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills

·         Team oriented, motivational and creative

·         Energetic and enthusiastic

·         Bronze Cross and/or NLS certification in lifeguarding is an asset

·         Coaching certifications/experience for Sports Camps is an asset


Workplace Requirements:

·         Successful candidates must attend the required training sessions from May 29-31, 2020

·         As a condition of employment, a criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening is required

·         Valid Standard First Aid and CPR – C (certified on, or after Sept. 2018) is required


Appleby College Camps and Academies provide the highest quality of instruction to campers in a fast paced and challenging work environment.  Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications.


While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.


Please apply online by Friday, February 28, 2020 to:

Human Resources, Appleby College                                                                                   

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Appleby is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported.  Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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