Summer Minecraft Instructor

Job Posting - April 4, 2021

If you love Minecraft and kids, then this will be the best summer job you’ve ever had!

Our Summer Camp Minecraft Instructors help kids expand their Minecraft skills and use their creativity to build, explore and create in Minecraft. You will guide small groups of kids through camps with cool themes like Dinosaurs, Wizards, City Building, Redstone and Biome Exploration -- all within the Minecraft environment.

You can have loads of fun playing Minecraft with a bunch of kids this summer, and get paid to do it!
We are looking for YOU if:
  • You’re a Minecrafter. You play the game and you know it well. You might be specialized as a builder, redstone inventor, speed runner or modder – but you have a good general knowledge of the game.
  • You are eager and willing to learn new aspects of Minecraft, including new mods, maps and datapacks
  • You can lead a group with energy and motivate them to try new things.
  • You are able to teach and communicate clearly, so that kids can understand.
  • You understand kids and have worked with them before, especially ages 7-11. You can handle the chaos of an excited group of kids.
  • You are detail-oriented, organized, reliable and responsible. You can be a leader and look after a group on your own.
  • You are excited to give kids a fun and educational summer experience in Minecraft!
How this job works:
  • This position is 100% online and you will be working from home – an Illinois location is preferred, but we may consider other states for the right applicant.
  • You must have fast, reliable internet, a computer with webcam and microphone, a quiet space to teach in, and a clean, kid-friendly zoom background.
  • The schedule will be within the hours of Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm Central Time, based on actual camp registration.
  • Total hours will be in the range of 25-40 hours per week.
  • You will be paid a competitive hourly rate.
  • Summer programs will run from approximately June 14-Aug 20.
How to apply:
  • Make a short video (max 3 minutes) introducing yourself and explaining why you are a strong candidate for the position. Help us get to know you!
  • Send a link to your video, along with your resume, to
  • Please include your availability (e.g. schedule restrictions if you have another job or family commitments, when you go back to school in the fall if you are a college student) in the body of the email

Hiring will be done on a rolling basis, and multiple instructors will be hired. We encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Power Up Tech Academy is a woman-owned business and dedicated to providing equal opportunities for candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or any other demographic.