Part-Time Summer in the Country Extended Day Lead Teacher

Reports To: Director of Summer Programs / Director of Youth and Membership Programs


About Glenelg Country School

Glenelg Country School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 on 90-acre campus just minutes from Columbia, MD, with approximately 800 students.


The school welcomes candidates with a sense of teamwork who want to work in a school community. Glenelg Country School (GCS) requires a strong commitment toward working closely with students and colleagues in and out of the classroom. At GCS, successful candidates participate in the school’s overall life by contributing to service learning, clubs, enrichment classes, field trips, and faculty committees. In keeping with its mission, Glenelg Country strives to attract faculty and staff who embrace diversity of background, culture, and thought. GCS draws students primarily from Howard County and six surrounding counties with more than half of students identifying as ethno-racially diverse. 


Glenelg Country School is an equal opportunity employer and employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include health coverage, retirement packages, and study grants.


Position Summary:

Glenelg Country School is currently accepting applications for Part-Time Extended Day Lead Counselors to join our Summer in the Country program. Located in Ellicott City, Maryland, our school provides a range of camps for children from pre-kindergarten to tenth grade. Our camps cover various interests, including STEM, sports, arts, robotics, cooking, adventure, nature, music, sewing, writing, chess, and more. The Summer in the Country camps will be running from June 17, 2024, to July 26, 2024, Monday to Friday. Extended Day Counselors are expected to work either a 7:30-9am (Before Care) shift or a 3:00-6:00 pm (After Care) shift, for an average of 7.5 hours per week, with the option of additional hours in both Before and After Care. Please note that the camp will be closed on June 19 and July 4, 2024, due to holidays.


Overview of Essential Functions:

  • Lead counselors have the responsibility to engage thoughtfully with children and create a safe and enjoyable environment for all campers

  • supervising camper

  • planning activities

  • actively participate in care, interaction, and games.

Key Skills and Attributes:

Candidates should have a desire to work in a fast-paced, child-friendly environment and be able to collaborate effectively as part of a team. Preference will be given to those with experience working with children or pursuing a degree or training in parks and recreation, child care, child development, or education. All candidates must be at least 18 years old.



All prospective employees must be able to clear background checks, as required by the State of Maryland.  


For any questions, please contact our Youth & Membership Programs office at 410-531-8600, extension 2638 or email

Job Category: Youth and membership programs
Job Type: Part Time

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All applicants must download and complete a GCS employment application which can be found at here.

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