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Summer Camp Tennis Instructor

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Summer Camp Tennis Instructor

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

Posted Job Title
Summer Camp Tennis Instructor

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Summer Tennis Instructor will work during the Penn Tennis Center camps. Serve as ambassador for Penn Tennis Center through promotion of summer camp and fall programs.

Job Description

  • Working with teaching professionals during Penn Tennis Center Summer Camp. Assisting students in developing and improving various tennis skills. Focusing on court management, safety, and working to implement game plans established by teaching professionals.
  • Assist with aftercare duties following summer camp. This includes but is not limited to checking in campers for aftercare and confirming that parents/guardian have signed out each camper. Summer instructor will supervise on and off court activities for all campers waiting for pick up .
  • Assist tennis instructors supervise campers during lunch and other off court activities
  • Assist tennis instructors with setting up camp for daily activities and clean up of all equipment at the end of each day.


Participated in United States Tennis Association (USTA) junior tournaments and/or played high school tennis. Teaching experience is preferred but not a requirement. Current and former high school tennis players are also eligible and/or individuals that have had experience working with children. Must be a self-starter, an energetic personality, and enjoy working with children.

The work schedule will be Monday through Friday 9:00am-3:00pm. Summer Tennis Instructors may be required to arrive for an early drop off 8:00am and/or stay for late pick-up from 3:00-6:00pm.

Pay Range from $15 - $55/hour

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics

Pay Range
$7.25 - $25.00 Hourly Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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