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How to Apply & Assessment Process

Application Process:

To apply for a role at Camp Cooper for summer 2019, 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 European 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 2019***

Assessment Process

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

Group Assessment Dates & Locations:

Date Time City Location / Address
January 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm Glasgow Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW
February 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm Glasgow Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW
February 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm London Location TBD
March 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm Glasgow Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW
April 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm Glasgow Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW
May 2019 (date TBD) 1pm - 4.30pm Glasgow Kelvinside Academy, 33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW

Dress Code: Casual - please wear trainers

Format: Group Assessment - There will be three activities, with the first two requiring some preparation.

Activity 1: Team Building/Ice Breaker Games

Please prepare 2 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:

  • English Language (minimum TEFL qualification)
  • Art
  • Film-Making
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sports & Football
  • Tennis
  • Dance
  • Journalism
  • Performing Arts
  • Creative Superstar (baking, craft projects, smoothie-making, t-shirt making)
  • Rockstar! (music - guitar, keyboard or drums)

Please 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

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