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Summer Football Camp Activity Leader (London, accommodation possible)

Have a passion for Football and Leadership? We are looking for budding sports activity leaders to join us in London this summer at the West Ham United Foundation!

What are you going to do:

We are looking to fill both Full time and part-time positions this summer at the West Ham United Foundation. As a Sport Activity Leader you will be 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. 

Choices International has been established in the UK for over 15 years and is British Council accredited. We combine the best, high – quality sports programmes with education. The schedule has been carefully designed for junior players from all over the world to blend a mixture of fun and education to provide an unforgettable experience. We are pleased to offer an exceptional range of football programmes incorporating the high performance summer camp with West Ham United Foundation. Furthermore, we aim to offer the best, high-quality football programmes which will take participants to have a unique experience, learn and improve their techniques and tactics, all this combined with English classes plus activities and cultural excursions in our 2022 summer camp in London. Our students come from many different countries from all over the world, creating a real international and multi-cultural environment for staff to work in.

 

Responsibilities will include:

Managing and leading off-site excursion

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 on-site activities sessions which enable the development of students’ sports abilities and skills

Maximise participants satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations

 

Additional Duties:

To lead, supervise, motivate & engage students on the football programme, activities and trips

To enthusiastically promote the Activity Programme

To ensure adequate preparation & set up for on/off-site activities

To prepare, plan & lead students on excursions

To maintain levels of student discipline, safety and welfare

To assist in day-to-day general duties as instructed by senior management

To work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people

To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision as

requested by the Centre Manager

To complete ‘prep time’ in accordance with the requirements outlined by line managers

To benefit the delivery of the activity and excursion programme

To help manage and maintain activity stock, which will include lifting of equipment

 

Requirements & Compliance:

The job holder will be expected to operate in accordance with the company’s Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to the football programme ,academic, welfare and safeguarding matters.

Employees are required to cooperate fully with all arrangements in place related to Health and Safety which include implementation and compliance with control measures resultant from risk assessments and engagement with, and completion of, any relevant Health and Safety training.

 

Education Required: 

Specialism in sports coaching or sports science,

Specialism in medicine or nursing

Football coaching

Valid First Aid Certificate 

 

Experience Desired: 

Summer Camp experience, preferably in a multi-cultural environment

Experience in working in, or qualifications in sports coaching, football coaching

Specialism in nursing or medicine

 

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 students and young people

Demonstrates emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours

Demonstrates a positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline 

 

Salary and benefits:

Must be eligible to work in the UK (EU citizens need settled/pre settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme or be in possession of a “Frontier Worker Permit” or another work visa.

Salaries vary depending on role and are in line with industry standards. All salaries exceed minimum wage.

£ 375 per week (inclusive of holiday pay).

An induction programme designed to prepare you for the sport camp life.

All staff are offered residential accommodation and meals free of charge (worth £385 per week).

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

One full day off per week.

All staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check if they are not already on

the DBS Update Service and supply us with references

 

What we offer:

  • All staff are offered residential accommodation and meals free of charge (worth £385 per week).
  • Salaries vary depending on role and are in line with industry standards. All salaries exceed minimum wage.
  • Chance to develop your proffesional skills at a prestigious summer camp

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • Specialism in sports coaching or sports science,
  • Specialism in medicine or nursing
  • Valid First Aid Certificate 
  • Interest in Football coaching

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Extra information

Status
Open
Education Level
College, Secondary School, University, Other
Location
Nationwide
Working hours per week
16 - 40
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs, Summer / Holiday Jobs, Temporary Full Time
Salary indication
£375,00 Per Week
Responsible for
Delivering a successful activity programme, providing instruction, guidance and coaching to the students
Published at
03-06-2022
Profession type
Health / Medical , Sport / Adventure
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English

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