Activity Leader

Activity leader wanted by British Study Centres
Native-level speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
We’re looking for Non-Residential Activity Leaders to join our successful team. We need energetic and enthusiastic people who have a passion for working with young people, to be responsible for helping to organise, plan and supervise all elements of our student’s activity programme.

Job details


Activity leader

Work hours:


Student type:

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

Group size:


Contract term:


Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:



• Lead and supervise a variety of excursions and activities; making them interesting and educational, ensuring all safeguarding and welfare requirements are fulfilled.
• Assist with Meet & Greet service for arriving students and see off departing students at a designated location
• Handle a company mobile phone whilst delivering duties.
• Assist in the preparation of day, evening and weekend activities and excursions.
• Ensure safeguarding and health & safety policies are always adhered to.
• Be the face of the company ensuring students behavior is maintained on all activities and excursions.
• Provide the best possible language learning experience, through excellent customer service.
• Work as part of the school team.
• Attend and participate in team meetings as necessary.
• Any other ad-hoc duties as required.
• Other duties may include assisting the Accommodation Department with Student House weekend check-ins, and evening front desk reception duties.


• Ability to respond to last minute changes
• Willingness to take on new challenges, possibly outside own ‘comfort zone’
• Able to ‘think on own feet’ and manage the unexpected
• Understands that the needs of the school may require flexible, mutually understood approaches to work

Customer Focused:
• Responds to customer requests promptly
• Treats all customers with respect
• Does not assume the needs of customers
• Can see things from customers’ points of view
• Check with customers to ensure satisfaction
• Knows how to manage customer expectations and inform customer clearly on this

• Understands own strengths and weaknesses
• Can recognise how own feelings and emotions may impact on others
• Accepts feedback as constructive and is not defensive
• Understands expectations of others

Analytical & Problem Solving
• Is disciplined and organised
• Able to deal with large amounts of data and make sense of it
• Has a measured and organised approach to solving problems
• Breaks down large amounts of work into smaller, manageable parts
• Is quick and effective at processing information

Cultural Understanding
• Is open to new ideas and differences and shows willingness in understanding of own and other cultures
• Recognises the need for flexibility and sensitivity in dealing with cross-cultural issues.
• Adapts behaviour to context and culture of people communicating with
• Uses experience to improve self-awareness and increase own cultural knowledge
• Judges situation based on a good knowledge of a range of cultures

Hours of Work: Variable - a variety of working hours
Working Pattern: Monday to Sunday: mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends
Contract Type: Zero Hour
Department: Student Services
Employment Type: Casual Worker

London, UK

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native-level speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

    (Previous experience working with children and/or teenagers.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  5. Ability to create and sustain working relationships with children and young adults
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills
  7. A team player who encourages and supports their colleagues
  8. An interest in sport and/or artistic activities
  9. Capable of acting on own initiative
  10. Previous experience at summer school/camps (desirable)
  11. Current first aid certificate (desirable)
  12. An appropriate qualification (e.g. playworker, Childcare or Sports Leadership) (desirable)
  13. Hold a DBS certificate and be subscribed to DBS update service (desirable)
  14. Salesforce experience (desirable)

London, United Kingdom

Job location

British Study Centres

About the employer

Accredited by the British Council and a member of English UK, British Study Centres offers award winning English courses for adults and juniors in several exciting locations in the UK. Adults can choose to study all year round at its schools in Bournemouth, Brighton, London and Oxford. Junior vacation courses are offered in four exciting locations in the UK. BSC is one of the UK's most respected specialist English language Teacher Training centres.

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