Activity Leader - UK

Activity leader wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
Min. 1 year
No degrees expected
As an Embassy Summer Activity Leader, you will be at the forefront of developing students' Life Skills by providing instruction, guiding and coaching.

Job details

Position:

Activity leader

Work hours:

Flexible

Student type:

6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years

Group size:

N/A

Contract term:

Seasonal

Contract type:

N/A

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:

Private

Embassy Summer Mission

It is our shared goal to ensure that every student leaves our Embassy Summer centres with the following:

Confidence in communicating in English
A love for the English language and culture
A feeling of having studied in a safe, secure and tolerant environment
Engaged in enjoyable activities and excursions that support character development
Accessed a global community of peers and make friends for life
Activity Leader

As an Embassy Summer Activity Leader, you will be at the forefront of developing students' Life Skills by providing instruction, guiding and coaching.

Together with your centre team, you will be responsible for maximising both student and Group Leader satisfaction, ensuring that we meet or exceed expectations.


Activity Leader duties include:

To lead, supervise, motivate and engage students on activities and trips
To enthusiastically promote the Activity Programme
To ensure adequate preparation and set up for on/ offsite activities
To prepare, plan and lead students on excursions
To maintain levels of discipline, safety and welfare
To assist in day to day general duties as instructed by senior management
To work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people
To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision as requested by the Centre Manager
To complete 'prep time' in accordance with the requirements outlined by line managers to benefit the delivery of the activity and excursion programme
To help manage and maintain activity stock, which will include lifting and carrying of equipment
To assist and engage students with activities and excursions through the use of the Embassy Summer app
What Qualifications are required?

Educated to A-Level or equivalent (Essential)
Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
Specialism in sports coaching, drama and dance (Desirable)
What Experience is required?

ALL Activity Leaders are expected to demonstrate:

Experience / or interest in working with young people (Essential)
Experience of working in a summer school environment (Desirable)
What Skills are required?

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Ability to deal with complexity and resolve problems and issues
Ability to motivate and engage students
Ability to work under pressure
Demonstrate initiative
In accordance with our Company Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to academic, welfare and safeguarding matters, you will need to demonstrate:

The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and demonstrate boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
A positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline
A high level of attention to detail
What Training will be offered?

All New Activity Leaders will have:

Pre-arrival online training
A practical training day in London
Role specific manuals
Centre induction on arrival
Observations
CPD opportunities
Opportunities to shadow managers and career progression
Working week:

6 days out of 7 (1 day off per week)
44 hours per week (including preparation time)
Remuneration:

From £303.26 per week (inclusive of holiday pay)
£44.80 deduction per week for residential accommodation (if required)
Disclosure and Barring Service:

We will pay for your DBS application
We will reimburse you the cost of your DBS update fee (£13)

London, UK

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 1 year

    (Experience / or interest in working with young people (Essential))

  3. Qualification

    No degrees expected

    (Educated to A-Level or equivalent (Essential) )

  4. Experience of working in a summer school environment (Desirable)
  5. Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  6. Specialism in sports coaching, drama and dance (Desirable)

What we offer

  1. From £303.26 per week (inclusive of holiday pay)
  2. £44.80 deduction per week for residential accommodation (if required)
  3. We will pay for your DBS application
  4. We will reimburse you the cost of your DBS update fee (£13)

London, United Kingdom

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer


Embassy Summer Mission
It is our shared goal to ensure that every student leaves our Embassy Summer centres with the following:
- Confidence in communicating in English
- A love for the English language and culture
- A feeling of having studied in a safe, secure and tolerant environment
- Engaged in enjoyable activities and excursions that support character development
- Accessed a global community of peers and make friends for life

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