Summer Camp The Discovery Center Binghamton

Summer Camp Teaching Assistant

Position Description/Responsibilities
The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks Assistant Teachers for our Discovery Kids Summer Camp Program. Assistant Teachers will be responsible for assisting the Lead Teachers in the supervision of campers, maintaining high standards of health and safety in all activities, and acting as a role model for campers and staff in attitude and behavior. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, communication, and decision-making skills. The ability to lead activities and demonstrate flexibility is necessary. Experience working with children or in the outdoors is preferred.

Required Skills/Experience

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent


  • One year experience working with children less than 13 years of age

Desired Skills/Experience

  •  Associate’s Degree or higher in an Education field
  • 2+ years of experience in working with children
  • Camp employment experience


  • $14.20/hour


  • Monday-Friday,8:00AM-5:30PM (June 26th – August 25th) – flexible schedule! Additional hours may be available.
  • This position is nonexempt and reports to the Director of Education

Application Information

  • Please send an updated resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to:


The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier


Monday – Friday: 10AM – 3PM
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12PM – 5PM
1st & 3rd Fridays: 4PM – 7PM

The Story Garden is open everyday from dawn to dusk.


60 Morgan Road
Binghamton, NY 13903

Phone: 607-773-8661
Fax: 607-773-8019

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