Summer Program Helper

Staff / Temporary

South Shore Christian Academy, Weymouth, MA

Job description



South Shore Christian Academy is a vibrant, culturally diverse preschool – grade 12 Christian school in Weymouth, Massachusetts. We are searching for a dynamic, energetic, resourceful individual to help facilitate our summer program, which encompasses six, week-long, thematic sessions – three in June and three in July, with the week of Independence Day off. Each of these sessions will be designed to engage students in thematic learning and spiritual growth through fun, active, hands-on activities, on and off campus. This individual will report to our Summer Program Director and the Adventure Guide.


This is a temporary position offered each summer, approximately 40 hours per week, beginning June 12 and ending July 28, 2023, with the week of Independence Day off. The helper will arrive on campus by 7:40 AM ahead of the program start time of 8:00 AM. The programming will end daily at 4:00 PM. The helper may need to stay a few minutes after 4:00 PM as students are picked up.


  • Helpers will be assigned one of two groups: Preschool-Kindergarten age group or Grades 1-5 group.
  • Assist with pickup and drop off, snacks, and activities
  • Help monitor children during all field trips and transportation to and from activities.
  • Exercise responsibility for whereabouts and well-being of all participating children; follow systems to safely welcome, track, and dismiss students to their guardians or after-care
  • Foster a culture of joy and discovery
  • Exhibit and instill Christian character in students

Minimum Requirements

  • Must affirm Statement of Faith and Teaching Positions; must be a committed Christian eager to disciple and mentor young children in their faith
  • Experience in education, youth ministry, outdoor recreation, or camp programs preferred
  • Must exhibit a high degree of cultural competency to contribute within a multi-racial, multi-denominational environment
  • Holding valid driver’s license and clean driving record, and be able to transport students in a 15-passenger van would be a plus
  • Must submit to background checks and employment authorizations
  • Regularly required to walk, sit, stand, talk, hear, see (close and distant vision required)
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
  • Required to move about campus, climb stairs, and keep up with energetic school-age children
  • Must demonstrate competency in, or ability to quickly adopt use of, basic word processing, learning management system, and electronic communication functions, as well as all applications used in the regular functioning of the school
  • Some evenings may be requiredFor more information or to apply, please visit

South Shore Christian Academy

Weymouth, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender