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GTA Photography Classes is one of the largest photography specialty schools in Canada & US with 3 locations; Toronto, Chicago & Ottawa.  Offering a variety of classes for all skill levels, ranging from beginners to more advanced. No matter the class or audience, we make learning fun and interactive by having small class sizes and a friendly atmosphere. All of our courses are taught by instructors who are passionate about photography and great at teaching too!

We’re looking for knowledgeable instructors to become part of our team! Our positions are perfect for working photographers who are looking to add some extra hours into their week or students looking for full time work in the summer months or part time work during school semesters.

Why Work At GTA?

Jobs at GTA Photography Classes

Professional Development

Gain invaluable leadership experience, communication, teaching skills and more!

Networking Opportunities

Work with industry professionals to build your network of photographers.

Discover Your Passion & Inspire Others

Teaching is one of the most rewarding fields, this is your chance to share your knowledge with others!

Collaborate With Other Professionals

Have the opportunity to work with other creatives within our community! Build friendships and potential business partners!

Become A Part Of Our Community!

At Camp We Have Fun!

From interactive training weekends and staff socials, our seasonal camp jobs are always packed with fun team building opportunities! We prioritize our camp staff experience, and empower each other to reach new heights!

Join Our Year Round Community!

GTA strives to be a close nit community! Monthly socials and annual exhibits for our adult instructors, builds community and networking opportunities for our staff and students!

We Set You Up For Success! 

Our team is here to support you and we want to see you succeed! We provide extensive training for all new hires and schedule frequent team meetings to stay connected and current!

Current Job Postings

Summer Camp Director | Ottawa
March Break Camp Instructors | Toronto
March Break Camp Counsellors | Toronto
Summer Camp Instructors | Toronto, Ottawa & Chicago
Summer Camp Counsellors | Toronto, Ottawa & Chicago
Adult Instructors | Toronto
Summer Camp Director | Ottawa

GTA Photography Classes is the largest photography specialty day camp in Canada with three locations in Toronto, Ottawa and Chicago!

The Ottawa location operates day camps seasonally, from June 29, 2020 – August 21, 2020, out of the University of Ottawa, Visual Arts Building (100 Laurier Avenue East). Our mission is to foster a fun and inclusive community that encourages the development and life-long passion for photography for our campers and our staff!  

About the Position: Ottawa Camp Director (Full-time, Seasonal)

GTA Photography is currently seeking an outgoing individual with a passion for photography and experiential education to join our leadership team! The Ottawa Camp Director will have the opportunity to support and work with a creative team of instructors and counsellors, and manage the successful delivery of the overall camp experience for their team, campers, clients and all other organizational relationships.

This position is ideal for educators, teacher candidates, photography graduates, or freelance photographers with managerial experience. If you love camp and are looking for a rewarding summer job, apply now! 

Check out our website for more information: https://gtaphotographyclasses.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in Camp Director training and lead Ottawa seasonal camp staff training.
  • Maintain high-quality summer programming that meets our camp standards.
  • Ensure exceptional instruction, enthusiasm and overall staff performance.
  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all staff members and campers at all times and making sure all camp practices meet the Ontario Camps Association standards.
  • Daily on-site presence as the main contact for parents, communicating with them and all staff to ensure every comment and concern is handled effectively and efficiently.
  • Understand, adhere to and enforce camp Policies & Procedures, Emergency and Health and Safety Standards.
  • Monitor the use of equipment and supplies, conduct inventory counts and re-stock as needed.
  • Other admin duties as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current Residence in Ottawa, Ontario. 
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check (must provide a copy upon hiring).
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization.
  • Applicants MUST be available for:
    -Mandatory Camp Director Training weekend (early June, 2020).
    -Mandatory Orientation Staff Training week (June 15 – 19, 2020).
    -The entire camp season Monday – Friday (June 29, 2020 – Aug 21, 2020).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience as a Camp Director, Program Manager or similar.
  • Photography knowledge and educational background is an asset but not required.
  • Camp and/or teaching experience is an asset but not required.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
March Break Camp Instructors | Toronto

PHOTOGRAPHY MARCH BREAK CAMP INSTRUCTORS

Are you looking for a rewarding and fun March Break job that will help you gain valuable experience in the industry?

We are currently looking for talented and energetic individuals with photography expertise and a passion for sharing this knowledge with others! Our seasonal positions allow you to continually learn about new photography practices and equipment, expand your network with other creative people, sharpen your shooting skills on a regular basis and develop your confidence and communication. If this sounds like a great opportunity but you’ve never taught in the past don’t worry, we provide paid training on site to all new hires. If you love photography, enjoy the camp environment and are excited to share your knowledge with others, apply now!

INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach introductory photography principles / concepts to kids or teens, in small groups of 10 to 15 campers.
  • Supervise campers and ensure their safety at all times both in-class and out on location for our shooting field trips.
  • Work together with teen camp counsellors and GTA PC staff to provide a fun and interactive environment for all campers, such as leading icebreaker games and team building activities.
  • Utilize GTA PC provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun and rewarding experience for all of our campers.
  • Teach with passion, structure and expertise.
  • Photograph candids and head shots of campers.
  • Oversee one or more camp counsellors who will assist with project management, daily administrative duties and supervision on daily field trips.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates should hold or be working towards a Photography Degree / Diploma (preferred, but not required). 
  • Demonstrated expertise in photography and professional experience is strongly preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required. Training is provided.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Candidates must be outgoing and energetic individuals who love and appreciate the camp experience as well as teaching photography.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Portfolio of your work (website or traditional portfolio)
  • All instructors must be available for training prior to March 11
  • Criminal background check (must provide a copy once hired)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification (current at the start and for the duration of the camps; must provide a copy of certification once hired)
  • Three references
  • Applicants must be available for the entire week of March Break Camp (March 11, 2019 – March 15, 2019). 
March Break Camp Counsellors | Toronto

MARCH BREAK CAMP PHOTOGRAPHY COUNSELLORS

Are you passionate about photography and love working with kids and teens? Apply now to join our seasonal team!

GTA Photography Classes seasonal opportunities are great for students or teachers looking for full-time work during March Break!

COUNSELLOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise campers and ensure their safety at all times, both in-class and on field trips. 
  • Assist the camp instructors with project management & daily administrative duties.
  • Assist the camp instructors with demonstrations and co-leading during lessons and field trips. 
  • Work together with camp instructors and GTA PC staff to provide a fun and interactive environment for all campers, such as leading icebreaker games and team building activities.
  • Utilize GTA PC provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun and rewarding experience for all of our campers. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior camp counsellor experience an asset but not required.
  • Responsible and mature young adults, who are able to supervise a group of campers and ensure their safety throughout camp.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Candidates must be outgoing and energetic individuals who love and appreciate the camp experience.

      REQUIREMENTS:

  • Cover letter, resume and 3 references.
  • Candidates must be available March 16 – March 20, 2020 (8am – 3:30pm).
  • Portfolio of your work (website or traditional portfolio).
  • Criminal background check with vulnerable sector (must provide a copy once hired).
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification (current at the start and for the duration of the camps; must provide a copy of certification once hired).

GTA Photography Classes Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Summer Camp Instructors | Toronto, Ottawa & Chicago

SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS

GTA Photography Classes is the largest photography specialty camp based in Canada and with locations in Ottawa, Toronto & Chicago.

GTA Photography is currently looking for talented and energetic individuals with photography, photo editing, videography and video editing expertise and a passion for sharing this knowledge with others! Our seasonal positions allow you to continually learn about new photography practices and equipment, expand your network with other creative people, sharpen your shooting skills on a regular basis and develop your confidence and communication. If this sounds like a great opportunity but you’ve never taught in the past don’t worry, we provide paid training on site to all new hires. If you love photography, enjoy the camp environment and are excited to share your knowledge with others, apply now! 

INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach photography principles / concepts to kids (ages 8 – 12) or teens (ages 13 – 17).
  • Supervise campers and ensure their safety at all times both in-class and on field trips. 
  • Work together with teen camp counsellors and GTA PC staff to provide a fun and interactive environment for all campers, such as leading icebreaker games and team building activities.
  • Utilize GTA PC provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun and rewarding experience for all of our campers. 
  • Teach with passion, structure and expertise.
  • Photograph candids and head shots of campers.
  • Oversee one or more camp counsellors who will assist with project management, daily administrative duties and supervision on daily field trips. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates should hold or be working towards a Photography Degree / Diploma.
  • Demonstrated expertise in photography and professional experience is strongly preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required. 
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills and presentation skills. 
  • Candidates must be outgoing and energetic individuals who love and appreciate the camp experience as well as teaching photography. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Cover letter, resume and three references. 
  • Portfolio of your work (website or traditional portfolio).
  • All instructors must be available for the mandatory training seminars scheduled in June
  • Criminal background check (must provide a copy once hired).
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification (current at the start and for the duration of the camps; must provide a copy of certification once hired).
  • Applicants must be available for the entire summer (June through August).
Summer Camp Counsellors | Toronto, Ottawa & Chicago

PHOTOGRAPHY SUMMER CAMPS COUNSELLORS

GTA Photography Classes offers fun and interactive photography camps for kids & teens for all skill levels. We are the largest photography specialty camp based out of Canada and with locations in Toronto, Ottawa and Chicago.

GTA Photography Classes is currently looking for fun and outgoing camp counsellors that have a passion for photography and videography, and are driven to empower youth through the arts and experiential education. We hire staff who are responsible, great communicators, and full of positive energy! If you possess these skills and are interested in being part of our team this summer, apply now!

COUNSELLOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise campers and ensure their safety at all times, both in-class and on field trips. 
  • Assist the camp instructors with project management & daily administrative duties.
  • Assist the camp instructors with demonstrations and co-leading during lessons and field trips. 
  • Work together with camp instructors and GTA PC staff to provide a fun and interactive environment for all campers, such as leading icebreaker games and team building activities.
  • Utilize GTA PC provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun and rewarding experience for all of our campers. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior camp counsellor experience an asset but not required.
  • Responsible and mature young adults, who are able to supervise a group of campers and ensure their safety throughout camp.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Candidates must be outgoing and energetic individuals who love and appreciate the camp experience.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Cover letter, resume and three references. 
  • Criminal background check (must provide copy once hired)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification (current at the start and for the duration of the camps; must provide a copy of certification once hired)
  • All counsellors must be available for the intensive training seminar scheduled in June. 
  • Applicants must be available for the entire summer (June through August).

GTA Photography Classes Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Adult Instructors | Toronto
No Current Openings

GTA Photography Classes Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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