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Summer Camp Team Leaders

Designer MindsNationwide€14 - €19 per hourPart-time

This summer we will be running 2 types of camps. Art camps and STEAM camps. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our teams of leaders nationwide.


Bring the wonders of Science, Design & Technology to primary kids by delivering fun, interactive summer camps with Designer Minds! This role involves travelling to various venues, using equipment such as LEGO, robots, and art and science materials, and guiding primary children through a range of fun activities from STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths. You will be provided with the lesson plans, training and equipment.


Bring the joy of art and design to primary kids by delivering hands-on, interactive camps with Designer Minds. This role involves travelling to various venues, bringing art, design and tech equipment and guiding children through a range of interactive art activities; painting, drawing, upcycling and sculpting as well as some digital art skills such as creative coding, animation and graphic design. You will be provided with the lesson plans, training and equipment.

Travelling is essential as Designer Minds events do not take place in a fixed location. This job involves travelling to a different venue each week for summer camps. Having your own car would be an advantage. Designer Minds leaders work in groups of 2-3.

Most camps are scheduled from 9am-1pm, Monday to Friday, with afternoon camps on some weeks also, from 2-6pm.

This is a fantastic experience for teachers, special needs assistants, early childhood experts and professionals with a background in the STEAM subjects or ARTISTS / ART TEACHERS. It is an opportunity to develop skills in a vibrant and forward-thinking educational environment. Pay rate is dependent on position and experience. A travelling allowance will also be provided.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicants must have experience working with children.
  • Applicants should have a qualification in education in ART OR in a STEAM related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Maths). Third level students of these disciplines should also apply.
  • Having your own car with full licence and insurance is an advantage.
  • You must be willing to travel to a number of different venues.
  • You will need to be responsible for maintaining/charging supplies when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills. Being capable of maintaining excellent relationships with children and parents with a friendly and sociable attitude. Being capable of communicating with head office in an efficient and professional manner.
  • The ability to maintain discipline in a classroom setting and ensure the safety of all children.
  • It is essential to be an excellent timekeeper and reliable.
  • First aid training and manual handling certificate an advantage.
  • Must be willing to be Garda vetted

Above all, you must be enthusiastic about working with children, with an upbeat, kind and friendly manner.

Salary and Benefits: €14.00 - €19.00 per hour. Travelling allowance also provided.

Closing date: 08/05/2024. Interviews will be conducted via MS Teams. Summer camps will run from 1st July to 23rd August.

How to apply: To apply, you must fill out the application form on the Designer Minds website - CLICK THE APPLY NOW BUTTON to be redirected there.

On the website you will find the application form. NOTE: Applications can only be received through the online form. CVs alone cannot be accepted.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday the 8th of May 2024

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