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Activity Leaders (Residential / live in role)

Pay: £541.32 per week
Job Type: Activity staff/Resort Rep, Sports Instructor/Coach,....
Location: TELECOMMUTE UK United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom Residential
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: Jun 2024
Finishes on: Aug 2024
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor , Evening Work, Daytime Work, Weekend Work
Job reference: E06221236
Adventure, Education, Sports, Travel/Tourism 2024-02-07 2024-06-26

Job Description

Join our winning team of global superstars in summer 2024

Embassy Summer, under its parent company EC English, offers award winning summer vacation programmes for young people across multiple locations in the UK, USA, Canada, Malta, UAE & South Africa. Students learn either English or French whilst immersing themselves in the local culture and surroundings. Our programmes are a combination of language classes, exciting excursions and fun-filled sporting, creative and social activities.

Activity Leaders are at the forefront of delivering a successful activity programme, providing instruction, guidance and coaching to the students, whilst ensuring all activities are delivered to provide a safe, secure, and tolerant environment in a proactive and engaged manner.

Full training is provided, so there is no need for previous experience.

Onsite Accommodation and meals are also provided Free of Charge for all staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • Ensure the activities and excursions operates to the highest standards of relevant Health & Safety and safeguarding practices.
  • Manage and instruct during onsite activities sessions which enable the development of students’ Life Skills.
  • Manage and lead offsite excursions which enable the development of students’ Life Skills.
  • Maximise student and group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations.

Education Required:

  • Educated to A-Level or equivalent.

Additional Qualifications Desired:

  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Specialism in sports coaching, drama, or dance

Experience Required:

  • No prior experience is required for this role
  • We look for candidates with lots of common sense and great communication skills
  • We provide full training for the role and is a great opportunity to gain valuable professional skills to add to your CV

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to deal with and resolve complex problems and issues.
  • Ability to motivate and engage students.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
  • Demonstrates emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline.

Working week:

  • 6 days out of 7 (1 day off per week)
  • 42 hours per week


To help you better understand your potential earnings throughout the duration of your contract, we have prepared a sample weekly earnings calculation based on a 42-hour week. This is based on the assumption that you do not take holiday during your employment and instead have it paid out on completion of contract.

Weekly Gross basic pay : £483.00

Holiday Pay : £58.30

TOTAL Pay : £541.32

Disclosure and Barring Service:

If you do not have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring certificate and are not registered on the DBS update service, we will need to apply for a new Enhanced DBS for you. Please confirm this at the time of application.


  • If successful, you must have permission to work in the UK by the start of your employment
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