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Chesapeake Arts Center seeks a Summer Programs Supervisor

Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is seeking an energetic, professional, and responsible seasonal program supervisor to oversee all operations of CAC’s ongoing, week-long summer programs for children ages 6-14. The supervisor’s primary role is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that supports the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of students.


Manage 3-5 programs each week serving 40-75 students per week; manage instructors and ensure that programs are delivered at a high level

Ensure the safe operation and instruction of all activities

Support instructors as needed in the classroom, particularly with behavior management

Work with students with one-on-one needs, as needed

Manage safe and seamless drop-off and pick-up for students

Communicate with parents/guardians regarding program details, updates, and any relevant information.

Be a positive role model for students and staff, and arrive each day with an inclusive, professional, and upbeat attitude

Implement safety protocols and procedures to ensure the well-being of students and staff, including overseeing incident reports and behavioral plans

Communicate emergency response plans and procedures to instructors and staff; implement as needed

Ensure compliance with all health and safety standards.

Manage summer interns


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Elementary or Secondary Education, Social Work or related field

2-3 years minimum experience working with children in an educational role, ideally experience with children with special needs

Knowledge of behavior and classroom management techniques

Substantial interpersonal skills sufficient to work with a wide range of students and staff under various circumstances requiring patience, understanding, and flexibility

CPR certification and First Aid training must be completed prior to the start of summer

Willingness to perform all job duties with enthusiasm and a positive outlook

Deep appreciation for teamwork and drive to be part of a high-level team

Reliable transportation

Required background check, fingerprinting, and Covid vaccination proof

The ideal candidate has an art background, either a personal practice or formal education


Schedule: This is a contractual, seasonal position that begins on June 17, 2024 and ends on August 15, 2024. Hours will be Monday through Thursday from 9am - 4:30pm.

Compensation: $1200/week stipend

Salary Range
Employer Name:
Chesapeake Arts Center
Job Title:
Summer Programs Supervisor
Employer Website:
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
Email resume and cover letter to Pamala Williams at [email protected].
Benefit Package
Contractual position

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