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Children's Activity Leader Destinations Greece, Sardina, Corsica

Nationwide | Sport Jobs | Summer / Holiday Jobs | College | University | Other

This active role will suit lively, dynamic individuals with a flair for outdoor activities. As a member of our childcare team you will ensure all children have a fun, safe and exhilarating action-packed holiday. For our older 6 - 17 year old customers you will help create an exciting, stimulating and imaginative programme involving a mixture of inexhaustible indoor and outdoor activities.

Job Description

This opportunity is available during our busy peak season in July and August. If you have experience with older children, this hugely enjoyable and rewarding role is perfect for you.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be a reliable member of a team, working co-operatively and with flexibility
  • Observe each child’s progress; report on achievements, looking for progression and continuity. Where appropriate, participate in a ‘Key worker’ system and take a special interest in a specified number of children
  • Assist and plan a programme of activities, suitable for the age range of the children
  • Supervise children at play (indoor and outdoor), various activities and experiences
  • Supervise children as required at meal times, act as a role model to develop eating abilities, establish meal and snack routines. To be aware of special diets and allergies
  • Create and develop an attractive, safe and stimulating environment for children
  • Understand individual children, childcare and child development
  • Project a happy, caring and efficient environment and to refer to appropriate members of the team/department
  • To take an active part in childcare projects and special event

What we offer

Package and Benefits:

  • Return travel to/from UK
  • Medical insurance
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • All meals
  • Discounted drinks and beauty treatments (dependent on resort)
  • Use of some hotel sports equipment and facilities including tuition
  • Smart uniform
  • Holiday concessions for friends and family
  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • Management development

We ask

  • 2 years experience in a childcare enviroment.
  • Abilities and Skills:

  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team skills
  • Enthusiastic and passionate for outdoor activities
  • Outgoing, creative, energetic, fun-loving attitude
  • Ability to inspire confidence and motivate older children
  • Patient and sympathetic by nature
  • Physical stamina and confident swimmers

Essential Requirements:

  • At least completed 2nd year of a degree course in Education, Sports or Coaching which involved full time placements with sole responsibility of children
  • Alternatively, 2 year's experience in a childcare enviroment
  • First Aid certificate
  • Good swimmer
  • Enhanced disclosure required through the 'Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • UK/EU Passport holder
  • UK National Insurance Number
  • UK band account
  • About Mark Warner

    Mark Warner specialise in superb activity holidays to top ski resorts in Europe and beautiful beach locations in the Mediterranean. Our holidays are perfect for everyone from families, singles or couples to groups of friends.

    Who We Are

    With 40 years’ experience we have grown into one of the most highly regarded independent travel companies in the UK. We have received numerous accolades and are very proud to have recently been voted ‘Best Family Tour Operator, Best Activity & Adventure Operator, Best All Inclusive Operator and to win silver for Best Ski Operator’.

    Our Team

    We continue to be market leaders for family holidays and each year employ over 1,500 staff to work in our overseas resorts. With 50,000 clients travelling with us across our summer and winter programmes we see an incredible 40% rebook future holidays. Much of our success is attributed to the high quality of our staff and their dedication to outstanding customer service.

    Looking for a Career or just a one-off Season?

    Providing both winter and summer holiday packages puts us in a unique position to offer plenty of opportunities for career progression. Whether you’re looking for a short-term challenge or career development, Mark Warner offers a rewarding adventure and fantastic opportunities whatever path you choose.

    Further Information

    Education Level
    College, University, Other
    Location
    Nationwide
    Type of Contract
    Summer / Holiday Jobs
    Type of Job
    Sport / Adventure
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    No
    Car Preferred
    No
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    No
    Cover Letter Required
    No
    Languages
    English

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