Junior excursion to Beatles Story

Activity Leader (summer role)

The role of the Activity Leader is to work closely with the Junior Centre Manager, Operations Manager and the rest of the team to ensure a lively, professional, exciting and stimulating informative environment where our international students (aged 12-17) can learn and develop their skills and use of the English language in safe and secure surroundings.

A typical week consists of supervisory duties for afternoon and evening activities and in the students’ residence, ensuring the safety and well-being of the students. There will also be some delivery of activity sessions.

To apply: please email your CV and covering letter to Victoria Lee, Victoria@lilalovetolearn.com

 

Responsibilities 

  • To engage in all aspects of the younger learner programme and to encourage students to participate fully, enjoy themselves and make the most of their stay
  • To plan, co-ordinate and deliver afternoon and evening activities
  • To be responsible together with the Centre Manager for the smooth running of the excursion program
  • Being responsible together with the Centre Manager for the safety of the students in their care – this includes observing school/accommodation rules and health & safety and fire procedures
  • To wear a LILA* T-shirt/hoody for activities/sports and excursions
  • To be on the rota for night duties if and when required, in conjunction with group leaders – with duties including:
    • Supervising meal times
    • Supervising bed times
    • Ensuring ‘lights out’ is respected
    • Ensuring that students only leave accommodation in an emergency during ‘lights out’
    • Co-ordinating every-day living tasks such as students’ collection of laundry

 

General Duties 

  • To show respect to all staff and students and communicate in a friendly and professional manner
  • To help ensure students behave responsibly, and to consider and ensure their social welfare at all times
  • To keep the workplace tidy and ensure workplace safety
  • To support LILA*’s juniors social programme and contribute to its success
  • To work closely with and under the guidance of the operations team (Centre Manager and Operations Manager)
  • To deal with all student issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and appropriate manner and in adherence to the LILA* user manual and policies (documents and training delivered at induction)
  • To behave in a responsible and professional manner both on and off duty for the duration of the programme
  • To maintain a professional appearance at all times (outside of activities, sports & excursions, the school’s dress code is smart-casual)
  • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager or Leisure Manager

 

 This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and does not form part of your contract terms.  It is an outline of the Activity Leader’s areas of activity and responsibility and, like all such documents, will be amended from time to time, in the light of changing needs of LILA*.

 

 Date Range 

21st June 2017 – 12th August 2017

 

Person Specification

Essential

Desirable

Excellent communication skills and a native command of the English language

Sporting /musical/creative abilities

 

Experience of working with young people

One or more years’ experience in an activity-based role

An enthusiastic and dynamic approach to activities

Knowledge of the local and surrounding area

Ability to work in a team and to support colleagues

First aid training

Satisfactory DBS clearances (criminal records check)

 

Flexibility in relation to timetables/duties

 

 The equal opportunity policy of LILA* is that in the recruitment, selection, training, appraisal, development and promotion of staff, the only consideration must be that the individual meets, or is likely to meet the requirements of the programme or course or post.