Employment Opportunities

Camp Levine prides itself on a highly qualified, dedicated, and fun-loving staff!

Levine Music:
Levine Music is a welcoming community where children and adults find lifelong inspiration and joy through learning, performing, listening to, and participating with others in music. Levine’s core values – excellence and opportunity – infuse everything we do. Our distinguished faculty offers a broad and well-rounded curriculum that provides a strong musical foundation for students of different ages, abilities, and interests.

Camp Levine:
As the Washington, D.C. area’s premiere fine arts camp, Camp Levine has influenced thousands of children, inspired young musicians, established enduring friendships, and created lifelong memories for thirty-five years. We are in search of experienced, enthusiastic arts educators to continue the tradition this summer!

Dates

2023 Dates to be announced!

Camp Levine Administrative Staff Positions

Site Director Position Summary

Site Director

  • The Site Director is responsible for Camp Levine operations at their assigned campus.
  • Applicants for this position should have extensive experience working with teachers, parents, and students in an administrative arts environment.
  • Must be available full-time for both sessions and participation in training workshops, orientations, and set-up days.
  • Camp Levine staff and faculty can receive 40% off camp tuition for their children.

Position Summary:
The Site Director is responsible for Camp Levine operations at their assigned campus. Applicants for this position should have extensive experience working with teachers, parents, and students ranging in age from 3 ½-18.

Reports to: Director of Camp Levine

Dates of EmploymentJune 25-August 5, 2022

Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Communicate and meet with the Director of Camp Levine to ensure preparation for the camp season.
  • Attend one Teacher Orientation & Planning Session.
  • Obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Contact camp faculty and staff prior to the start of camp to ensure a smooth start to the camp season.
  • Lead the Site Orientation & Setup Days to meet with teachers, staff, and teen apprentices, and ensure the site is prepared for the first day of the camp session
  • Be on-site and prepared to work during the hours of 8:00 AM-4:00 PM from June 24-August 2, 2022.
  • Remain on call during after care hours from 4:00-6:00 PM, in case of emergency.
  • Observe and enforce any campus-specific security and operational regulations, including parking regulations.
  • Fulfill and enforce any site-specific laws regarding fire/tornado drills, licenses, background checks, fingerprinting, CPR/First Aid certifications, and CPS procedures.
  • Along with the respective Campus Manager, monitor use of the building for safe camp operations.
  • Supervise and advise the Assistant to the Site Director and Teen Apprentice Coordinator.
  • Support the camp faculty and address any faculty-specific issues.
  • Ensure the safety of all campers and teen apprentices.
  • Address camper behavioral issues and teen apprentice behavioral issues.
  • Regulate the carpool drop-off/pick-up procedures to ensure safety.
  • Enforce daily attendance procedures and communicate with parents regarding absences.
  • Respond promptly and respectfully to parent questions and concerns.
  • Communicate with camp parents regularly regarding camp special events, reminders, and procedures.
  • Lead camp faculty meetings to discuss the camp performances and any pertinent camp issues.
  • Organize, plan, and execute the final camp performances.
  • Maintain the budget for the respective camp site.
  • Generate social media content by sending camp photos, videos, songs, anecdotes, and testimonials to the Director of Camp Levine.
  • Edit the weekly camp e-newsletter.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references via e-mail to:

Maria Williams
Director of Human Resources
Levine Music
2801 Upton St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
mwilliams@levinemusic.org

Mary Cat Gill
Director of Camp Levine
Levine Music
2801 Upton St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
mgill@levinemusic.org

Assistant to the Site Director Position Summary

Reports to: Director of Camp Levine

Position Summary:

  • This position is open to an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest/background in music and/or the fine arts and working with children and teens from ages 3 1/2-18. Applicants for these positions will be assigned to one of our camp sites.
  • The Assistant to the Site Director must be available full-time for both sessions (June 27-August 5.)
  • These positions also involve 1-2 weeks of onsite preparation at the NW DC, Upton St. campus and participation in faculty and teen apprentice orientations/workshops. These positions could be classified as internships. Please contact us and your school personnel for requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • The Assistant to the Site Director is an administrative assistant position that involves supporting the Site Director. Applicants for this position are generally undergraduate or graduate students, who may or may not be seeking internship opportunities. Strong leadership, interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs are required. Experience working in an office setting is preferred.
  • Organize, print, and copy camp materials, including schedules, rosters, lists, and signage.
  • Assist Site Director at carpool.
  • Create and edit the weekly electronic newsletter.
  • Take photos/videos for the weekly newsletter and send to the Director of Camp Levine for camp social media purposes.
  • Supervise campers when necessary.
  • Support the Site Director and Teen Apprentice Coordinator in daily camp operations.

To apply, please submit the following application: https://levine.formstack.com/forms/summer_camp_administrative_job_application2022

Teen Apprentice Coordinator Position Summary

 Reports to: Director of Camp Levine

Position Summary:

  • This position is open to an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest/background in music and/or the fine arts and working with children and teens from ages 3 1/2-18.
  • Applicants for these positions will be assigned to one of our camp sites
  • The Teen Apprentice Coordinator must be available full-time for both sessions.
  • These positions also involve 1-2 weeks of onsite preparation at the DC/Upton campus and participation in faculty and teen apprentice orientations/workshops.
  • These positions could be classified as internships. Please contact us and your school personnel for requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

The Teen Apprentice Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Teen Apprentice Program at the respective Camp Levine site. Applicants for this position are generally undergraduate or graduate students, who may or may not be seeking internship opportunities. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required. Experience working with teenagers in a camp/education setting is preferred. Former teen apprentices are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in placing teen apprentices in assignments at the respective Camp Levine site.
  • Assist at the Teen Apprentice Orientation.
  • Assist the Site Director in planning special events (involving the teens) at the designated site.
  • Lead daily teen apprentice meetings.
  • Encourage and support teen apprentices during the day.
  • Observe and support teen apprentices in classrooms to ensure engagement in activities and lessons.
  • Plan apprentice performances and coordinate rehearsals.
  • Support the Site Director and Assistant to the Site Director in daily camp operations.

To apply, please submit the following application: https://levine.formstack.com/forms/summer_camp_administrative_job_application

Camp Levine Teaching Positions

  • Camp Levine faculty positions are open to experienced early childhood and/or elementary teachers with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Not all positions are available at every campus.
  • All faculty must be able to commit to the entirety of one or both sessions.
  • Morning positions can be paired with afternoon positions to create a full day assignment.
  • Camp Levine positions are summer seasonal.
  • Camp Levine staff and faculty can receive a 40% discount on camp tuition for their children.

To apply for a Teaching Position, visit
Camp Levine Teaching Positions Formstack Application

Full Day Teaching Position Descriptions

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Teacher
  • Ages 3 ½ – 5
  • 9:30am – 1:00pm or 4:00pm

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes consist of music/circle time, creating art projects, movement, reading stories, and outdoor play. Teachers can work either half day or full day. Early childhood/elementary teaching experience required. Orff, Kodaly, Montessori, and/or Steiner training is a plus.

Morning Teaching Position Descriptions

Before Care & Games
  • All ages
  • 7:50am – 1:00pm
  • Before Care teachers arrive at their camp location by 7:50 AM and are ready to greet campers in the classroom at 8:00 AM to greet all families and assist with camper sign-in. Before Care teachers ensure that a variety of structured/unstructured activities are available to campers as they engage and play with campers while ensuring safety within the classroom. They lead campers to morning sing at 9:20 AM and leave to prep for the Games class.
  • Games classes will consist of an average of 20-25 campers per class in grades 1-6. The Games teacher will plan for mainly of structured activities and outdoor games that involve the camp theme. The teacher can give campers occasional unstructured playtime.
  • Before Care & Games can be combined with teaching an afternoon class (dance, drama, vocal/choral, production art) to create a full day position.
Instrument Faculty
  • Ages 6-12
  • 9:30am – 1:00pm

Instrument faculty teach focus instrument, instrument sampler, meet the instruments, and assist with morning sing and lunch supervision.

Morning Sing – Instrumental faculty accompany morning sing as a “reduced pit orchestra”.

Focus Instrument – These small group classes consist of students in grades 3-6. Instrumental focus teachers assist campers in preparing a piece for the final all-camp performance. They will see the same campers daily for 30 – 40 minutes.

Instrument Sampler – introductory classes are held for campers in grades 1-2 in order to expose younger campers to different instruments.

Meet the instruments – each instrument faculty member will visit a Pre/K classroom up to three times over the course of a session to introduce the youngest campers to their instrument.

Lunch Supervision – Instrument faculty will sit with a lunch group to provide additional supervision.

Openings in cello, violin, piano, flute, guitar, clarinet, trumpet, saxophone, percussion, and harp teachers may be available (not all positions may be available/open at all sites).

Instrument faculty positions can be combined with teaching an afternoon class (dance, drama, vocal/choral, production art, snack break & after care) to create a full day position.

Music+ Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 9:30am – 1:00pm

Music+ teachers lead all-camp “morning sings,” as well as classroom-based general music lessons. Music+ teachers should have basic conducting experience. Completion of Orff levels is preferred.
Music+ can be combined with teaching an afternoon class (dance, drama, vocal/choral, production art, snack break & after care) to create a full day position.

Art Teacher
    • Ages 6-12
    • 9:30am – 1:00pm

    Art Teachers instruct campers in grades 1-6. Class sizes can range from 10-14 campers, and each camp team will attend art every other day. Art teachers should plan projects that integrate the camp theme and use a variety of mediums. The art teacher is responsible for creating a gallery of the campers’ work (along with the instrument building teacher) for the All-Camp Performances and ensuring that all artwork gets sent home by the end of the session.

    Art can be combined with teaching an afternoon class (dance, drama, vocal/choral, production art, snack break & after care) to create a full day position.

Instrument Building Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 9:30am – 1:00pm

Class sizes can range from 10-14 campers, and each camp team will attend instrument building every other day. Instrument building teachers should plan projects that integrate the camp theme. The instrument building teacher is responsible for creating a gallery of the campers’ work (along with the art teacher) for the All-Camp Performances and ensuring that all projects are sent home by the end of the session.

Instrument Building can be combined with teaching an afternoon class (dance, drama, vocal/choral, production art, snack break & after care) to create a full day position.

Afternoon Teaching Position Descriptions

Choral/Vocal Music Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 12:50pm– 4:00pm

The Choral/Vocal Music Teacher is responsible for selecting and preparing the choral/vocal music used during the musical theatre performance. Choral/vocal music teachers should collaborate closely with the dance and drama teachers to ensure that the music offers opportunities for choreography and that all music works thematically with the created script. Each class should involve brief vocal and physical warm-ups, and all music should be taught by rote.

Teachers involved in the collaborative musical theatre program worked cohesively towards the performance of an original musical, integrating the camp theme. Each day, musical theatre teachers have a collaborative planning time from 3:30-4:00 PM, to support one another and effectively plan the musical.

Choral/Vocal Music can be combined with teaching a morning class (before care & games, art, instrument building, music+, instrument faculty) to create a full day position.

Dance Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 12:50pm– 4:00pm

The Dance Teacher is responsible for choreographing musical numbers during the musical theatre performances. Dance teachers should collaborate closely with the choral/vocal music and drama teachers to ensure that the choreography is appropriate to the campers’ level of experience and works thematically with the music and script. Each class should involve brief physical warm-ups.

Teachers involved in the collaborative musical theatre program worked cohesively towards the performance of an original musical, integrating the camp theme. Each day, musical theatre teachers have a collaborative planning time from 3:30-4:00 PM, to support one another and effectively plan the musical.

Dance can be combined with teaching a morning class (before care & games, art, instrument building, music+, instrument faculty) to create a full day position.

Production Art Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 12:50pm– 4:00pm

The Production Art teacher is responsible for creating a basic set and any needed props with the campers. Production art teachers should work closely with the choral/vocal music, dance, and drama teachers to ensure that any set pieces/props created work effectively for the performance and can be created by campers.

Teachers involved in the collaborative musical theatre program worked cohesively towards the performance of an original musical, integrating the camp theme. Each day, musical theatre teachers have a collaborative planning time from 3:30-4:00 PM, to support one another and effectively plan the musical.

Production Art can be combined with teaching a morning class (before care & games, art, instrument building, music+, instrument faculty) to create a full day position.

Puppetry and Magic Teacher
  • Ages 6-12
  • 12:50pm– 3:30pm

Puppetry and Magic teachers instruct campers in grades 1-6. Class sizes can range from 10-14 campers, and each camp team will attend puppetry and magic every other day. The teacher should be teaching a range of safe, child-friendly magic tricks.

Puppetry & Magic can be combined with teaching a morning class (before care & games, art, instrument building, music+, instrument faculty) to create a full day position.

Snack, Games, & After Care Teacher
  • All ages
  • 12:50pm– 6:30pm

Snack/Games classes will consist of an average of 20-25 campers per class and 4 teen apprentices. The campers are in grades 1-6. The Snack & Games class consists mainly of unstructured outdoor games that give the campers a chance to relax and play.

After Care teachers greet all families, plan post-camp activities, and ensure that the caregiver picking up is authorized to sign out the child. After Care teachers ensure that a variety of structured/unstructured activities are available to campers as they engage and play with campers while ensuring safety within the classroom.

Snack/Games & After Care can be combined with teaching a morning class (art, instrument building, music+, instrument faculty) to create a full day position.

Camp Levine faculty positions are open to experienced early childhood and/or elementary teachers with a bachelor’s degree. Not all positions are available at every campus. All faculty must be able to commit to the entirety of one or both sessions.

Levine Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Levine Music’s employment policy is committed to anti-discrimination of employees or applicants based on sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law concerning any employment practices.