Chelmsford Community Education Center
Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4183978 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: July 5, 2023

Job Description
Chelmsford Community Education – Summerfest Special Events Instructor

This will be a Seasonal, non-benefited position running July 5th-August 11th. The weekly hours will vary based on the needs of the program. Program hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ability to work morning and afternoon shifts will be required.

Job Description: We are looking for a part-time Special Events Instructor for a leadership position during full day summer program.

Job Goal: To assist in providing an enriching, exciting, and fun summer experience to the children enrolled in our Chelmsford Community Education Summer Programs, ensuring all participants have a memorable time during any activities provided.

Candidates must be willing to meet with Summerfest Supervisor prior to summer to develop a basic fun and educational theme-based plan, with a focus on their area of activities. During the Summer candidates must implement plans and be able to adapt planned activities based upon the children's age, abilities, and interest level. Candidates must also be willing to inform Supervisors of damaged or needed equipment, be willing to help oversee Supportive Staff Members in their area, able to offer positive reinforcement to all children, maintain a positive attitude as well as a professional demeanor, and perform other duties as assigned. The candidate should have the ability to work in a fast pace environment and have a flexible mindset allowing them to adapt to sudden changes in plans (for example, rainy days, in house visitors, occasional changes to schedule).

Special Events Instructor Responsibilities:
Candidates must be able to prepare weekly special events and coordinate activities. This includes prep and clean up.
Candidate will supervise children throughout the day.
Maintain a special event schedule and adjust events as needed. (Mainly events will be in the cafe, unless we are unable to go outside)
Create daily out of the box challenges for students. (Minute to win it, relays, trivia).
Weekly, have a Large Event you are building up to (Karaoke contest, end of the week mini-Play, dance party, obstacle course, etc.!)
Be self-motivated and able to take initiative, maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Assist in keeping accurate inventories.
Other duties as assigned.

Flexibility to work morning or afternoon shifts. Willingness to work for at least 4 Monday-Friday part time weeks out of the 6 weeks of operation. There will be additional hours available for planning, setup and breakdown of Summerfest.

4 Hours of pre-planning will be expected before Summerfest opens.

Location: Chelmsford Community Education Center, 170 Dalton Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Dates of employment: July 5 through August 11 Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Ms. Robyn Adams, Director
Chelmsford Community Education
170 Dalton Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 3
Salary: $20 to $20 Per Hour

Welcome to Chelmsford Community Education Center!

Chelmsford Community Education offers programs for every age level. There is a wide variety of courses and recreational activities to serve educational and enrichment needs, or for just plain fun! Our childcare and preschool services are enjoyed by children as young as 18 months through school age.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Qualifications: Early childhood or elementary education experience.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Robyn Adams, Director of Community Education
    170 Dalton Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978-251-5151
    Fax: 978-251-5154