Work, enjoy, learn, lead……………
Join us as a Senior Activity Leader
If you are ready for the next challenge in an Activities role you could be just what we are looking for!
The Senior Activity Leader supports the Activities Manager in the successful delivery of a pre-designed programme. Taking a lead in the supervision of all activity staff, the Senior Activity Leader encourages everyone in the summer team to take a full and active part in this fun and educational programme.
Start Date: Contracted work from June – August 2019, depending on location
Salary: £369.60 (18-24 years), £394.08 (25+ years) per week for residential and non-residential. Accrued holiday pay of 12.07% of total gross pay and increments awarded
Locations: Cambridge, Canterbury, Chichester, London [Bloomsbury and Uxbridge], Malvern, Oakham, Woodcote (Reading) and York
Hours: 48 hours per week over 6 days
- Be fully conversant with our policies for the welfare and protection of children.
- Plan and run well researched activity sessions
- Plan excursions to pre-booked destinations
- Actively encouraging students during activities, ensuring everyone takes part
- Escort groups on excursions, observing the safety and welfare of the students
- Supervise students during meal times, free time and in residences
- Support the Activities Manager with staff inductions, activity briefings and staff supervision, and deputise in the absence of the AM
Experience and skills
- Previous experience of organising activity programmes, preferably in summer schools.
- Exceptional time management skills and able to work well on own initiative.
- Interested in, and able to organise activities such as drama, arts crafts, talent shows etc.
- A team player able to adapt to change and be flexible
- Confident communicator
- Qualifications in related subjects (e.g. arts, drama, sports, etc.)
- Coaching/arts teaching qualification
- Current First Aid certificate
- Current RLSS lifesavers qualification
- Previous summer school experience
- Experience of working with children and/or teenagers
- Competent sports/gamesperson
How will you spend your summer?