Arts & Crafts / Ceramics Hand-Building Teacher - Summer July /Aug - Bergen Cty area

Ramapo Country Day Camp | Airmont / Upper Saddle River, NY


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Posted Date 7/16/2022
Expiration Date8/15/2022

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We are a children's summer day camp looking for an all around art teacher and a hand-building ceramic's teacher. 

The arts & crafts position that incorporates a wide variety of mediums: painting, sewing, glass etching, upcycling, wood burning, tye-dye, fiber arts, fashion, textile and more.  

Teach in an Outdoor classroom -- area is covered deck open air on all sides -- designed to be an art classroom, just not in a building. Outside in the fresh air with protection from the sun and rain. 

Our ceramics facility has covered outdoor teaching spaces, 4 modern kilns, 16 wheels, clay roller, sinks, and numerous open counter tops and storage space. Instructors also have an indoor studio with the four kilns, instructor work space, and plenty of supply and project storage space. The building was designed to be a ceramics building.

Knoeledge of running a kils or Ceramics Wheel a plus, but not necessary. 

Each area has a curriculum book with planned art projects so you don’t have to worry about figuring out projects and placing orders as school is winding down and the summer is gearing up. We always welcome new ideas, so you can enhance what we have. How you teach each project is up to you though. The art coordinator is there everyday to help get you whatever you need during the summer so you can run the program you envision. 

Ramapo Country Day Camp is located on East Saddle River Rd just over the Upper Saddle River, NJ border in Airmont, NY. We are near the NJ towns of: Ramsey, Montvale Woodcliff Lake, and the NY town of: Chestnut Ridge and Suffern. We are easily accessible by: RT. 17 (Saddle River/Woodcliff Lake Exit), The Garden State Parkway (Exit 172), Rt. 59, and the NY State Thruway (Exit 14B

Our staff of specialists, who run our activities, are teachers from Bergen, Passaic, Rockland County as well as New York City. Our counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists at the activity.

Our campers range in age from three to thirteen (Nursery to Eighth grades) and they are here for six, seven, or eight weeks of fun in the sun. They come from all over Manhattan and Bergen County, NJ. They participate in activities ranging from all sports, swim, arts & crafts, ceramics, theater, hands-on science, and gaga to dirt track carts, zipline trails, horseback riding, bungee & trampoline, rocketry, and mountain biking. 

Camp Dates: June 27th to August 19th (39 Total Camp days)
Monday to Friday - Program runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm
Camp will be closed Monday, July 4th

We have worked hard to create a facility and staff-working environment that is enjoyable, creative, positive, and perfect for the summer. You will enjoy coming to work each day. We are looking for people who see spending a summer at camp as something they "get to do", not "have to do".

We welcome any questions you may have please call or e-mail Brian at :  and 845-356-6440 

You can APPLY ONLINE, see a video of Ramapo in action, and read more about the employment opportunities we have at:

Staff do have to have the Covid-19 vaccinations. We have run camp the past two summers and we have done so safely.  


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