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Activity Leader (Fixed Term Summer Contract)

The Activity Leader role at Alpadia Language Schools entails leading summer courses for young students.

43 hours per week

What are you going to do:

Join ALPADIA’s team to make summer 2024 an unbelievable experience! We are looking for highly motivated people, who have the ability to engage and inspire young students, and who are looking for an enriching and educational experience themselves. 

Your role:

  • Safeguard and promote the wellbeing of all students in our care
  • Prepare and lead afternoon and evening activities and/or Premium activities, giving thought to staging to ensure all students enjoy each activity
  • Prepare and lead excursion sessions, giving thought to cultural immersion and student safety
  • Review session plans and excursion material in advance of sessions along with corresponding risk assessments
  • Deliver the standard of quality that our students and stakeholders expect of Alpadia
  • Be friendly and approachable to develop positive relationships with students that help to enhance their overall experience
  • Manage students’ behaviour, with a judicious awareness of the need to sanction or encourage as appropriate
  • Prioritize the safety of students more than anything else, following our Safeguarding and Health and Safety procedures
  • Supervise students’ free time actively and professionally. Ensure rules in the residence are always followed and the accommodation is kept tidy. Ensure the students go to bed and wake up at the appropriate times, accompanying them, as necessary
  • Assist in the check-in/check-out procedure
  • Supervise students at mealtimes
  • Ensure you complete all additional tasks as given by the Camp Manager

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Free entrance for all activities and excursions
  • Role training and the opportunity to learn new skills
  • An unforgettable experience in a dynamic atmosphere
  • Attractive bonus options for returners and the possibility of career progression

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • Excellent communicator 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Display a positive, can do attitude
  • A commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Excellent organisational and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to its success
  • Able to lead, motivate and encourage large groups of teenagers 
  • Experience of working with junior students in education or care settings


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Extra information


  • Experience working in holiday camps or similar organisations 
  • Keen interest in culture and sport (preferably with relevant qualifications such as National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) or First Aid qualification
  • Experience of working with international students 
  • Previous experience of running an activity/leisure programme

Alpadia Language Schools develops language skills through summer courses in English, French and German for juniors across Europe. Alpadia enjoys a premium reputation, being part of the Kaplan International Languages group. All our schools are in exclusive locations and provide a fantastic setting to thrive.

Established in 1996 and ever-growing, Alpadia’s mission is to encourage language development through immersion, broaden students’ horizons and inspire their futures. By joining Alpadia for Summer 2024, you will be a part of our growing, diverse, and vibrant team welcoming international students from around the world.

We also aim to provide a developing and enriching experience for our employees, and to help you develop personally and professionally.

Education Level
College, Secondary School, University
Working hours per week
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs, Summer / Holiday Jobs, Temporary Full Time, Placements
Responsible for
Responsible for leading and inspiring young students
Profession type
Sport / Adventure, Teaching / Instructors / Guides
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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