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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 2018, 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.

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Assessment Process

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

Group Assessment Address: Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, G12 0SW

Dates: There will be assessments in Janaury, February, March & April (Exact dates TBA). We recommend attending the first available date.

Dress Code: Casual

Format: Group Assessment - There will be three activities, with the first two requiring some preparation. During the assessment you will also do a 10 minute, one-to-one interview with one of the Camp Directors.

Activity 1: Team Building/Ice Breaker Games

Please prepare 3 team building/ice breaker games and be prepared to run 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 6-12 people.

Activity 2: Elective Presentation

Each counsellor at Camp Cooper teaches 1-2 elective activities.

Information regarding our elective activities can be found here

Elective Activities

Please prepare a 5 minute presentation on the electives 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

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