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Activity Leader

  • Job Location

    Oxford, Bournemouth

  • Start date

    Various - From 6th July

  • Duration

    July/ August

  • Job Benefits

    £425 per week + full board accomodation




Description

Please note we now have limited availability for female Activity Leader roles due to our positions being residential.

SBC Activity Leaders are an integral part of a successful academic summer course, it is their ability to communicate with the students in a friendly yet professional manner that ensures students are happy throughout their stay. A successful Social & Activity Programme can help foster a positive and energetic atmosphere at the school, which is crucial in helping students form friendships and simply, have a great time!

 Hours of Work:

The SBC day is split into 3 sessions; being a morning, afternoon and evening, Activity Leaders work a 15 session week. These sessions are spent leading the Social & Activity Programme, planning and preparing activities, or on general duties. On non-excursion days, the Social Programme Coordinator and the Activity Leaders will meet at 11am to plan and prepare upcoming activities so that the Social & Activity Programme is in place well in advance. Outside of scheduled sessions, staff are responsible for attending any necessary meetings and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the students at all times. Activity Leaders and teachers will also perform pastoral duties assisting their House Parent in the boarding houses usually twice a week. Activity Leaders will receive one full day off per week. 

 Activity Duties:

 The Activity Leaders report directly to the Social Programme Coordinator and all members of the summer school management team and must:

  • Help design, prepare and lead daytime and evening activities
  • Work to ensure all students are engaging fully in the activity programme
  • Lead students on excursions, following the planned itinerary
  • Assist with the promotion of activities
  • Ensure that the students are safe at all times during an activity or on an excursion
  • Assist the management in the effective day to day running of the centre

 

Summer School Duties:

 All members of staff have a general duty of care for the students at the summer school and as such will be expected to carry out the following duties:

 Help transfer students to and from the airport

  • Assist with meal time and break time supervision
  • Escort students to their boarding houses and supervise while in the houses
  • Weekly house duties assisting the House Parent
  • Work toward fostering a welcoming and positive atmosphere in the boarding houses
  • Assist at any time, whether on duty or not, with an emergency situation, or where a student is ill or injured
  • Engage with the students outside of classes and assigned activity sessions in a friendly but professional manner
  • Help ensure that the students to not breach the rules of the school

To apply for this role please click 'apply now' and follow the link provided. This will take you to an SBC Activity Leader Application Form. Please complete the form and return via the email address provided on the form.

Summer Boarding Courses is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a comprehensive Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which all employees, volunteers and contractors are expected to adhere to. Conditional offers are subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service and obtaining two satisfactory references, where previous employers are specifically asked about suitability to work with children.

Requirements

All members of staff employed by SBC will be expected to bring certain key qualities to the operation. There must be a real interest in working with children and in particular a strong empathy for working with international children.

 In general we look for staff to be:

 Approachable

  • Enthusiastic
  • Diplomatic
  • Flexible

Although Activity Leaders are not required to teach the English language lessons, we do expect them to be able to communicate effectively with our students, using an appropriate level of language to suit the group. We expect and require Activity Leaders to take control of the students and to be authoritative when necessary.

Activity Leaders must be friendly and must demonstrate a genuine ability and interest in engaging with students at all times. They must be helpful, flexible and will most certainly require a good sense of fun!

 

Summer Boarding Courses is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a comprehensive Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which all employees, volunteers and contractors are expected to adhere to.

About us

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