Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Preschool Camp Lead Instructor

The Summer Preschool Camp Lead Instructor at Montlake Community Center will lead a group of preschoolers between the ages of 2-4 in specific age appropriate and fun activities.  

Location: Montlake Community Center


  • Monday – Friday 20-40 hours per week; mandatory pre-camp training and orientation will be offered.
  • Hours are 8:45am - 12:45pm and dependent upon sufficient program participants and program schedule.

Start date: June 18, 2018

End date: August 31, 2018

Pay range:  $18 - $25 per hour DOE 

Basic duties:

  • Plan, lead and implement age appropriate preschool activites and games 
  • Maintain positive relationships with families, staff, and the general public
  • Prepare a weekly calendar of activities
  • Complete required administrative reports, such as attendance and activity logs, accident/incident reports, hot sheets, and evaluations
  • Prepare and manage a budget for your program
  • Ensure that equipment is inventoried and stored properly


  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • AA or AS in Education, or related field preferred
  • At least two years experience planning and supervising recreational programs and/or educational activities for preschoolers
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to get trained before summer
  • Must pass a WSP criminal background check, valid WA state driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must also be willing to attend a (paid) new hire orientation and training.  Preference given to applicants available for the majority of the summer

This is a non-benefited summer position. 

Please apply with your resume and cover letter.

This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications.  ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences.  Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed weekly.