Job Posting

Cake Decorating and Baking Head Instructor

Seasonal, Summer Camp Programs

Full-time hours between June 27 – Sept. 2, 2022 (Various one- week programs)

Head Instructor, Cake Decorating & Baking

Summer Camps at Appleby College provide coeducational opportunities to develop advanced skills and promote interactive skills among participants. Each Appleby camp has the use of superb facilities and offers access to excellent instruction. In all programs we emphasize individual development, participation, co-operation, and fun!

 

As the Head Instructor of Cake Decorating & Baking Camp you will be responsible for providing the lead instruction in the program as well as overseeing the work of other instructors in order to ensure a safe, productive and enjoyable experience for all campers.  Applicants for this position should have completed min. 2nd year university/college and have thorough knowledge & previous experience in decorating and baking and/or a related discipline.

 

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Develop, plan and supervise respective discipline of the summer camp program
  • Deliver engaging full day programs for the Cake Decorating & Baking Campers
  • Provide campers with lesson in cooking and baking techniques, proper food handling, food preparation and presentation, kitchen safety, table setting, and how to decorate a cookie, cupcake, brownie
  • Instruct and lead specialized activities with campers and instructors
  • Create schedules and lesson plans for activities that allow for the highest quality experience and ensures flexibility to coordinate with other programs
  • Follow and ensure camp procedures and policies are adhered to at all times to include Appleby’s Mutual Respect Policy
  • Manage and problem solve issues with campers, staff and volunteers
  • Ensure all staff within respective discipline receives the proper training related to health and safety
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of all campers, staff and visitors

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Provide top-level instruction abilities while promoting self-confidence and awareness in a fun and inspiring setting
  • Experienced and skilled in variety of cooking and baking techniques, proper food handling, food preparation and presentation, kitchen safety
  • Knowledgeable in all facets of adapting recipes for allergies, nutrition, and food sensitivities
  • Proven decorating skills for treats with buttercream and fondant
  • Proven baking skills in pastries, breads, cookies, and cakes
  • Applicants for this position should have completed min. 2nd year university/college and have thorough knowledge & previous experience instructing.
  • Proven teaching & instructing skills ensuring appropriate balance of “fun”damentals of kitchen safety,  and fun creative expression through baking.
  • Related work experience in teaching in similar camp setting or recreation programs an asset
  • Demonstrate strong organizational capabilities and be able to host events, art showcases and activities in front of large groups.
  • Experience building relationships with staff, campers, and parents/guardians
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Team oriented, motivational, and creative
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills

 

Workplace Requirements:

  • Successful candidates must attend the required training sessions June 3-5 and June 18, 2022 for Camp Set up Day
  • As a condition of employment, if over 18 yrs. a criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening is required and government-issued proof of full immunization against COVID-19 is required
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR – C (certified on, or after Sept. 2020) is required

 

 

In your cover letter please provide the following:

  • Highlight your previous camp experience/ working with & leading youth (including ages)
  • Experience (if any) with Appleby College Camps (instructor in previous years)
  • Indicate your experience instructing Golf.

 

Appleby College Camps and Academies provide the highest quality of instruction to campers in a fast paced and challenging work environment.  Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications.

 

While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

 

Please apply online by Wed. June 1, 2022 to: Human Resources, Appleby College

Web site:  www.appleby.on.ca

 

Appleby is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported.  Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

Details

Category:
Counsellor

Deadline:
2022-06-01

Website:
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Email:
camps@appleby.on.ca

Phone:
(905) 845-4681