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Activity Leaders – Summer 2020

Pay: £335 - £385 plus 12.07% holiday pay per week
Job Type: Activity staff/Resort Rep, Other/General, Sports....
Location: Kent Kent United Kingdom Residential
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: May 2020
Finishes on: Aug 2020
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor , Evening Work, Daytime Work, Weekend Work
Job reference: E03433741
Adventure, Arts/Music/Literature, Childcare/Care Work, Education, Retail, Sports 2020-01-06 2020-06-22

Job Description

Our vision is to create an unforgettable summer camp experience for our students. To reach this goal, we need energetic, enthusiastic individuals to be part of our Activity Leader team. Spend your holiday with your friends teaching your hobbies and leading exciting excursions to major UK cities such as Oxford, Cambridge and London.

Why choose Oxford International Junior Programmes?
We are really good at what we do, so much so have been named winner of the 2018/2019 Educational Tour Operator of the Year by iStudy Guide. With over 25 years’ experience, employing thousands of seasonal staff, we know how to provide you with a rewarding and meaningful workplace experience. With over 80% of our senior staff working for us before, we offer excellent career progression in an exciting industry.

The Role
Working for us is so much more than leading activities and excursions. We believe that we offer staff and students wonderful opportunities: to meet people from around the world, to enhance their CV and to develop your skills.

Below are some of the responsibilities you will take on as an Activity Leader:

• Create, plan and deliver a variety of active on-site activities
• Be a positive role model for the students, providing a supportive and encouraging environment for each student to develop
• Being mindful of the health and safety of the students, run every session with energy and professionalism
• Guide students on cultural excursions to major cities in the UK
• Undertake accommodation supervision in the evenings when necessary

This list is not exhaustive but we hope this information gives you an understanding of the fundamental responsibilities of the role.

To be considered for the role you will need:
• To be 18 years old and over
• Eligible to work in the UK
• Be native a English speaker or have a near native level of English
• Have some experience working with children and/or teenagers in a formal or informal setting

Although not essential to the role, it would be great if you have:
• A first aid qualification and/or lifeguarding certificate
• Experience working in a residential setting

You will also need to demonstrate:
• A ‘can-do’ attitude
• Excellent communication skills – to run activities and excursions successfully this is a must!
• A flexible approach to your work, ably dealing with changing priorities
• The ability to work within a team and contribute to the team’s success
• Great organisational skills

More information on the company can be found at https://www.oxfordinternationaljuniors.com/

Oxford International Junior Programmes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, all successful applicants will need to read and agree to Oxford Internationals Child Protection Policy; explain any work and/or educational history gaps; undergo an Enhanced DBS Disclosure or overseas equivalent; provide details of two referees that can objectively comment on your suitability to work with children; show evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.


  • Must have previous experience working with children and teenagers
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