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Summer Camp Counsellor - £2550 for 8 weeks!

Camp Cooper is the UK's leading American-style overnight summer camp based in Scotland, for international & British campers aged 7-17. Campers create a personalised summer programme designed to suit their interests.At Camp Cooper, we actively encourage campers to develop life-skills such as independence, confidence and leadership. We focus on forming friendships, inspiring creativity and having fun.

What are you going to do

We are looking for 25 camp counsellors to complete our summer team. The camp counsellor is a role model, friend, leader and mentor for our campers. Each counsellor is responsible for a cabin group of 8 - 12 campers - living, eating, laughing, supporting and organising activities with their group. The Camp Counsellor facilitates friendships, runs unique cabin activities and is responsible for the pastoral care, safety and well-being of their campers. The counsellor role is a fully residential role. The role includes food and accommodation.
Each counsellor will run at least one elective activity in the morning and afternoon based on skill and experience. We are looking for counsellors who can teach:

  • English Language (minimum TEFL qualification)
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Sports & Football
  • Tennis
  • Dance
  • Rockstar! (music - guitar, keyboard, drums & singing)

What we offer

  • Salary - £2550 for 8 weeks
  • Room and board included
  • Great experience for a CV
  • Fun working environment

What we ask:

  • No degree required
  • Minimum 1 year experience of working with children
  • Experience working directly with groups of young people aged 7-17
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to be a positive role model for young people
  • Experience in teaching at least one of the elective activities
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Maturity to be responsible for the care, well-being and safety of young people

Please note, counsellors are required to have significant experience in their elective area(s), with previous teaching experience desired. Counsellors will be solely responsible for leading a group of up to 20 children, in the elective activity (up to 4 hours per day, 5 days per week and 8 weeks over the course of the summer)


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Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University, Other
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs, Summer / Holiday Jobs, Temporary Full Time
Salary indication
£1,275 Per Month
Type of Job
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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