Challenge Island of Southern Johnson County

Open Positions

Title: Summer Counselor


We are looking for fun, smart, enthusiastic summer counselors with flexible schedules for our exciting STEM/STEAM enrichment programs! We are looking for assistants for week-long summer camps, field trips and special events held throughout Johnson County.

  • This position is perfect for current or retired teachers, college or graduate students seeking to supplement income. Classroom experience is preferred.
  • Qualified assistants will be trained in our unique program and teaching philosophy. All supplies and lesson plans are provided. The materials are comprehensive, fun, and exciting.
  • Pay will vary based on position, experience and program.


  • Must complete and pass Criminal Background Check
  • Classroom and/or formal child care experience preferred
  • Dependable with reliable transportation
  • Physically able to keep up with energetic children
  • Positive attitude, motivated to work with an assertive personality
  • Common sense, calm under pressure with a good sense of humor
  • Organized and MOST important… LIKES CHILDREN!

Title: Lead Teacher


We are always looking for fun, smart, enthusiastic teachers with flexible schedules to run our after-school enrichment programs, day camps, field trips and special events held throughout the year. If interested, fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch once our fall scheduling gets underway!

Please fill out the application form below and we will be in touch soon!

  • Tell us about your experience and why you're interested in teaching for Challenge Island.
  • We're always looking for great summer camp teachers as well as year-round teachers who can run our after-school enrichment and field trip programs in schools and daycare locations. Other year-round opportunities exist for no school day camps, Kid Night Out events and more!
  • We're always looking for teachers with flexible schedules. Let us know what your availability is for the year and if it varies from summer to fall/spring.
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