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Summer Youth Camp Instructor (Part-time)

Workforce and Economic Development --> Workforce and Community Programs

Littleton, CO
ID: 859

At ACC, every employee is focused and responsible for student success. We promote a culture of inclusivity and innovation through individualized support, passionate employees, and a welcoming environment. Hands on experiences and personalized attention make learning come alive at ACC enabling our diverse community of students and staff to develop the knowledge and skills they need to reach their academic and career goals. Since 1965, ACC has supported a culture of achievement and has been the place of choice for people who want to Move Mountains.

ACC seeks applicants who understand and have first-hand experience with historically marginalized populations such as people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, veterans, first generation graduates, and people with disabilities.

Job Summary

The Workforce & Community Programs Department (WCP) at Arapahoe Community College has several openings for part-time Instructors to teach Summer Youth Camp courses to grades 3 – 12 in June & July 2023. Instructors can choose to teach for one or more weeks.

Camp format is Monday – Friday for one week, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM or 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. All camps are in person at the Littleton Campus. 

We have openings in the following summer programs: Roblox, Battle Royale, Digital Music, Code Breakers, Cloud Gamers, Coding, Minecraft, YouTube Content Creators, App Development, Cyber, SAT Math and SAT English.

An instructor may have either a degree/experience in education or significant experience in one of the content areas being taught. They must have a strong understanding of camp concepts being taught as well as any techniques and software involved. Classroom management skills are preferred. In addition to teaching responsibilities, instructors are also responsible for the enforcement of college policies, and meeting project deadlines. Training may require availability during some evenings.

Summer Youth Camp Instructors are expected to:

  1. Adequately prepare by reviewing and or developing curricula for the courses to be taught.
  2. Be familiar with the necessary software in order to educate and utilize in the classroom.
  3. Implement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improve the camper experience or accommodate individual campers.
  4. Provide leadership, energy, and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual campers.
  5. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in and outside the classroom.
  6. Practice and promote positive interaction with and among campers.
  7. Support camper check-in and check-out processes.
  8. Provide excellent customer service to parents by communicating with them about their camper’s experience.
  9. Supervise and assist with daily setup and cleanup of camp.
  10. Assume responsibility for the care of materials
  11. Maintain professional status through communication with students, parents, program directors and supervisors.

ACC Equity Statement

We welcome and value the identities and experiences of our students, staff, faculty, and surrounding communities. We seek to engage and support historically marginalized groups whom higher education has traditionally failed to serve. We work to foster an equitable and inclusive learning and work environment that supports our students and employees through professional development, programming, reflection, and transformational change of ACC practices, procedures, services, and teaching. We collectively commit to holding ourselves accountable to our equity goals through assessing these efforts with multiple strategies that include voices of those impacted by this work. 

Required Qualifications

  •  Two years teaching experience in content area being taught 

Preferred Qualifications

  • K-12 Teaching Certificate 
  • K-12 Teaching experience 
  • Bachelor of Education Degree

Physical & Cognitive Demands

The following are some of the physical and cognitive demands commonly associated with this position.

  • Occasionally moves, positions, and transports standard office supplies and equipment weighing up to 10 lbs.
  • This position operates in an office environment and constantly uses a computer, and routinely uses standard office equipment including phones, copiers, etc.
  • The person in this position constantly communicates with internal and external constituents and students. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Cognitive demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process and/or during the course of employment, please contact Angela Johnson, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or

Advertised Salary Range 

$400.00 - $500.00 per class, commensurate with education and experience. Summer Youth Camps are one week, Monday through Friday, either 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM or 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM. 

This is a part-time, FLSA non-exempt position. This position can work up to nine months, based on need and budget availability. This position has been exempted from the State Classified System.

To Apply

All applicants must submit

  1. Resume
  2. Detailed letter of interest addressing the job announcement

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates who are selected to interview will be asked to submit a completed application form and the names and contact information for three professional references. Candidates will be evaluated based on their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Closing Date 

This position will be open until filled.  

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Workforce & Community Programs at


Medical insurance is offered to instructors and other variable hour employees who have worked, on average, at least 30 hours per week in a 12-month period. Hourly staff generally do not meet this average since hourly staff may not work more than 28 hours each week. Additional information can be found within BP 3-10 and at the CCCS Employee Benefits site under “Instructor & Variable Hour Employee Benefit Information.”

Sick leave is granted in accordance with SB20-205, Sick Leave for Employees, accrued at one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.

Non-student hourly staff are required to contribute to Colorado PERA at a fixed percentage of their salary and do not contribute to Social Security. ACC/CCCS student employees are not eligible to participate in PERA. ACC/CCCS offers three tax-deferred investment plans, including 401(k), 403(b) and 457.

Notice to all Applicants

  • Final candidate will be subject to successful completion of a background check, and, if applicable, a motor vehicle record review.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System, or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in their application material.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within thirty (30) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Arapahoe Community College participates in E-Verify.
  • Arapahoe Community College is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.
  • All ACC employees, except student employees, contribute to Colorado PERA at a fixed percentage of their earnings and do not contribute to Social Security.
  • Finalist must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace.

Arapahoe Community College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policy 19-60. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, familial status, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected class or category under applicable local, state, or federal law (also known as “civil rights laws”), in connection with employment practices or educational programs and activities (including admissions). 

For information regarding Arapahoe Community College Security, including Clery Act / Crime Statistics for the campuses and surrounding area, please see the Arapahoe Community College Annual Security Report. For a hard copy report, please contact the ACC Campus Police Department at 303.797.5800,, or Room M2600 at 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, Colorado 80120.