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Upper Canada College
Upper Canada College

Employment Terms: Full-Time, June 28 to August 13, 2023 (living on-campus during contract)

Start Date: June 28, 2023

Founded in 1829, Upper Canada College is a leading independent school for boys SK- Grade 12, located in the
heart of Toronto. The College presents a thorough academic program and broad co-curricular opportunities to
engage students and teachers. Our students are motivated and supported by a well-resourced, exceptional
faculty, who bring diverse life experiences to an exemplary professional learning community.

Upper Canada College Summer Life is a co-ed summer in-residence program for students aged 10 to 16. There
will be two sessions of the 3-week program; sessions run from July 2 to August 12. UCC Summer Life is comprised of three sections: Juniors (ages 10-11), Intermediates (ages 12-13) and Seniors
(ages 14-16). Campers in Junior and Intermediate divisions will choose from a variety of one-week day camps,
selecting three diverse camp options to experience within the program. Senior campers will participate in UCC’s leadership-in-training program incorporating a team-centred approach to initiative, volunteerism and

Overview of the Position:
The Summer Life program at UCC is inviting applications for Summer Life Staff for 2023. The staff member will support the students in the program by supervising evening and weekend excursions, assisting in daily on-call
duties and working closely with the day camp community. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in teaching and/or residence life. Summer Life Staff will support the program through supervising residence activities, mentoring, health and wellness care, attendance, supervision, progressive discipline and
regular, timely communication with parents/guardians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
UCC Summer Life Staff: Junior, Intermediate and Senior Divisions

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment
  • Experience with Upper Canada College Camps considered an asset
  • Relevant work experience in camps, recreation or educational environments considered an asset
  • Articulate and professional ability to communicate clearly with parents and guardians
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities, troubleshooting skills and the ability to perform under pressure by daily
  • challenges
  • Able to work as a member of a team and as an individual
  • Diligent work ethic and attentive manner when supervising students on evening and weekend excursions
  • Working Conditions:
  • Ability to live on-campus and work long hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Accommodations and food included
  • Available between June 28 and August 13, 2023, for both sessions: Session A (July 2 to July 22) and Session
  • B (July 23 to August 12).
  • Successful candidates must attend the required training sessions from June 28, 2023–June 30, 2023.
  • As a condition of employment, a criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening is required.
  • Valid Driver’s licence is required.

Experience and Competencies:

  • Post-Secondary Education (Ontario Teacher Certification an asset)
  • Experience working with students ages 10 to 16 in an educational setting
  • Standard First Aid Training and CPR-C or higher required
  • NLS certification is an asset
  • Outdoor education experience and certifications an asset
  • Previous experience working with adolescents and/or living/working in a residence or overnight camp environment
  • Multi-lingual fluency considered an asset

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the UCC Summer Life Office at no later than December 31, 2022.
While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. You may submit your application to the

Summer Life Office by mail, fax or email.
UCC Summer Life
200 Lonsdale Rd. Toronto, ON M4V 1W6
Phone: 416-488-1125 ext. 2253 Fax: 416-484-8613

We thank all candidates in advance; however, will contact only those selected for an interview. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals. If you are approached by UCC regarding a job opportunity, please advise us if you require any accommodations.

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