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Early Years Instructor

Pay: £274.15 to £464.20 per week plus holiday. (Additional working hours available where agreed for additional pay)
Job Type: Activity staff/Resort Rep, Entertainment/Leisure,....
Location: Abingdon Abingdon Prep School, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: Apr 2020
Finishes on: Oct 2020
Type of work: Full Time And Part Time, Outdoor , Evening Work, Daytime Work
Job reference: E03437280
Adventure, Childcare/Care Work, Sports 2020-01-08 2020-10-12

Job Description

Easter: 6th - 17th April 2020
Summer: 13th July - 28th August 2020
October: 26 - 30th October 2020

Ultimate Activity Camps is a leading provider of holiday childcare in the UK. Our trusted holiday camps operate at venues across the country offering outstanding childcare & activity provision to children whilst providing peace of mind to parents. The role of the Early Years Instructor is to ensure the welfare and safety of the children on camp and to deliver outstanding, structured sports, art and play activities to the Early Years children – our Ultimate Activity Juniors. The activities offered follow EYFS requirements for learning and development, with the emphasis being on participation and quality. With support and direction from the Early Years Manager, you will have a pastoral role, being a key contact for the 4 and 5 year olds on camp, taking a lead in maintaining their welfare and providing high quality care.


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Prepare and deliver activities for children, normally aged 4-5, focusing on participation, development, and enjoyment.

  • Ensure all policies and procedures on camp are adhered to by yourself and the children in your care, including all health and safety, and safeguarding procedures.

  • Continuously promote the welfare of the children in your care.

  • Help to set up the Ultimate Activity Juniors provision by attending a Camp Induction Day.

  • Take a pastoral role as a group leader, welcoming new children into your group and liaising with the EY Manager and/or parents as necessary.

  • Supervision of children outside of activity times.

  • Ensure the provision of childcare is of a high quality in order to meet the needs of individual children from differing backgrounds and stages of development.

  • Behave in a manner that always reflects the expectations of Ultimate Activity Camps.

  • Live up to the Ultimate Activity Camp promise of ‘Inspiring Children Every Day’ throughout your employment.

  • Show the required energy, enthusiasm and professionalism for the duration of the season, acting as an ambassador for Ultimate Activity Camps and behaving as a suitable role model for children.

  • Other ad-hoc duties (cleaning, equipment maintenance/inventory etc).


Requirements:



  • Ideally qualified to Level 2 in Early Years or working towards a degree level qualification in a related subject.

  • Enthusiastic, energetic individual, passionate about working with, and developing children through play and activity.

  • Previous experience working with children aged 4-5 in in a sport, art or education setting.

  • Confident instructor, able to adjust delivery and structure according to age and ability.

  • Good organisational and communication skills.

  • Flexible, team player, able to adapt to dynamic situations and challenges on camp.

  • Someone looking for a challenging but hugely rewarding and fun job in the holidays, looking to further their career in the childcare industry.


Further Info:



  • Contract: Seasonal work available in school holidays (Easter, Summer and half terms).

  • Hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm weekdays. Full time or part time roles available.

  • Pay: £274.15 - £464.20 per week plus holiday pay.

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