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How to Apply & Assessment Process

How to Apply & Assessment Process

Application Process:

To apply for a role at Camp Cooper for summer 2017, apply by clicking the below link and answering all the questions.

Please note, this will take approximately 30-40 minutes.

International Applicants

Unfortunately, we are not set up to hire staff from outside the Europen Union who do not already hold a valid EU visa or dual EU nationality. We are unable to assist with visa applications.

***Apply Now For 2017***

Assessment Process

Our assessments are a relaxed affair; we make sure there is lots of fun, games and laughter.

We are looking for staff that are caring, confident, good communicators, responsible and fantastic role models for children and young people. The assessments give us a chance to see how you facilitate activities and how you interact with others.

2017 Assessment Dates

Date Time Location
Saturday January 21st, 2017 1pm - 4.15pm Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Rd, Glasgow G12 0SW 
Saturday March 4th, 2017 1pm - 4.15pm Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Rd, Glasgow G12 0SW
Saturday April 22nd, 2017 1pm - 4.15pm Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Rd, Glasgow G12 0SW
Saturday May 27th, 2017 1pm - 4.15pm Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Rd, Glasgow G12 0SW

 **Update on Positions Available - March Update**

We only have 6 counsellor roles left at Camp Cooper. We are looking for counsellors that can teach any of the following:

  • English Language (miniumum TEFL qualification)
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Mountain Biking

Unfortunately, all other counsellor roles teaching all other elective activities are now full.

We have also filled our Programme Director role, our CIT Director role and our Office Manager role.

Assessment Details

  • There will be three activities at the assessment, with the first two requiring some preparation
  • Dress Code: Casual
Activity 1: Team Building/Ice Breaker Games
Preparation Required:
  • You will be required to prepare 2 team building/ice breaker games and be prepared to run/facilitate them for the group (other applicants).
  • These games should be activities appropriate for children aged 7 - 17.
  • Each applicant will take it in turns to run their games for the group.
  • Each game should last between 3 - 5 minutes for a group of 6-10 people.
Activity 2: Elective Presentation
Preparation Required:
Each counsellor at Camp Cooper teaches at least one elective activity
Information regarding our elective activities can be found here:
You will be required to prepare a 5 minute presentation on the elective you have the most skill in teaching. Please comment on:
  • Your experience in teaching the elective
  • What you will teach
  • How you will teach it
  • Briefly mention other electives you can teach

There will be no access to computers/projectors so please prepare accordingly. Due to time constraints, presentations that go over 5 minutes will be cut short. Please be as creative as you like!
Activity 3: No Preparation Required