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Program Director - Beijing, China


  • Beijing Campedia Education Co., Ltd.
  • 04/13/19
  • China
  • 30,000+ / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Campedia is looking for experienced camp education professionals to join its team as summer camp directors. This role is a full time position for camp professionals eager to mentor Chinese staff and bring their expertise to a new, emerging camp market. All the while, gaining exposure and skills to Chinese culture, daily life, and the opportunity to work in the worlds fastest growing economy.

Location: Beijing, China
Camps: Located at school campuses around Beijing and several select Chinese cities.
Start Date: Spring 2018, no later than June.

When camp programs are running your role will be that of a camp/ program director who has responsibilities for the implementation and execution of the camp program in collaboration with Chinese camp directors and leadership team. You will work closely with fellow Chinese leadership directors and team members to ensure that the program meets Campedias learning goals, safety, and experience standards. You will not be responsible for communication directly with Chinese parents.

Out of camp programs running you will be a member of the project team. The project team is responsible for program research, design, hiring, training and promotion events. You will be assigned to cross-functional project teams in the Campedia office where you will be assisting to meet project goals and mentoring Chinese staff on camp education methods from your home country.

Camps are primary located in Beijing, China throughout the city. There are some campus camps located in other major Chinese cities. In the case you are needed for a role in another city we will provide room and board at the campus.

Several camp sessions are located in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Hefei besides the locations in Beijing. The working position may require you to travel to camp locations for 2 week camp locations. Camp will provide all travel and housing costs associated with this travel.

Job Qualifications

Desired Experience and Traits

A passion for education and acting as a leader in a dynamic setting focused on creating new education experiences for Chinese youth.
Experience traveling abroad and working in a cross-cultural setting. Specifically, experience traveling, living, and/ or working in China are a major plus.
At least 3 years experience in a camp leadership role from a camp in the USA, England, Australia or other internatinoal setting. Preferably at least 1 year of leadership role in a full-time, year around capacity.
Mature person capable of managing multiple deadlines and leading team efforts to achieve objectives.
Excited about adventure and highly flexible in the work place to meet changing demands of Chinese market.

Desired Skills

Demonstrated ability to supervise staff to achieve camp learning goals and maintain professional service to campers and families.
Additionally, experience giving formative feedback to staff throughout their experience acting as a guide and coach building staff capabilities continuously.
Experience developing and implementing entire programs or program units to a camp education setting including setting curriculum / goals, developing learning experiences, determining assessment strategy / tools, and training staff to implement them.
Can create meaningful assessment systems and feedback mechanisms for learners in the camp community.
Can plan, design, and implement training modules to get camp staff ready to run program.
Candidate can define hiring needs to implement program, carry out interviews, and successfully identify and hire candidates to achieve mission.

Compensation Package
Salary

Salary will be a competitive for position experience and for location in a modern, international city. Salary will be paid in Chinese Renminbi ( CNY ), the local Chinese currency. We will help you set up a bank account to receive payment locally upon arrival.

Travel and Visas

Campedia will help arrange for a flight allowance for travel to and from your home country and Beijing, China. Campedia will help you through the visa application process to arrive here in China and begin your work here.


Housing
Campedia will help you identify housing options and fill out paperwork for securing housing. There is the option to have an apartment by yourself, to room with fellow international staff from Campedia, or to find roommates locally.

Job Duration
The job will last for a minimum of 12 months here in Beijing. We prefer candidates who have an interest in contributing to our location over a longer period of time with options to stay for 2 • 3 years.

Next Steps in Application

How to Apply

If this sounds like an adventure you are ready for and you can help bring camp to China please follow these steps to apply:
1. Send your resume to HR@51camp.cn
2. Please visit 51camp.cn/OverseasStaff to fill out a 1-page application form and read about Campedia Camps.

Meet us in person

We will be attending the ACA Tri State camp conference in Atlantic City, NJ march 2018. Come see us there and say hello!


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