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Social Activity Officer in Cambridge

Are you an enthusiastic and responsible young adult? Do you relish working well under pressure? Are you a good problem solver? Love being a team player? Then please, keep reading... Cambridge Centre for Languages is an international language school which runs a six week summer programme July 7th-August 18th based in St Mary’s School in Cambridge for students aged 9-17, and we need staff to run our exciting social activity programme.

What are you going to do

This is a rewarding and challenging role which is integral to the enjoyable running of the summer programme. Social Activities Officers (SAOs) are responsible for the safe running of the students' activity sessions which includes day time activities like sports, performance and arts sessions, as well as museum visits and punting in Cambridge. SAOs also supervise and lead evening activities and weekend day excursions. Students should be encouraged to practise their spoken English during activities.

SAOs usually live locally and commute into work - however we do have a few residential vacancies, so if you don't have somewhere to stay in Cambridge during the summer, please check with us.

What we offer

  • Hourly salary of £8.21
  • Free lunches on work days
  • Safeguarding for Practitioners training / certificate
  • Prevent training / certificate
  • Weekly in-house training sessions

What we ask:

  • At least finished college A levels
  • Experience leading group activities
  • Experience communicating with non-native speakers of English
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety issues
  • Personal: Good organisational skills
  • Personal: Good communication and interpersonal skills with a range of age groups
  • Personal: Enthusiastic and works well in teams
  • Personal: Leadership qualities and works well under pressure.

Extra information

Responsible to: Social Activities Leader (SAL) and Centre Director (CD).

Liaise with: Other SAOs and Teaching Assistants (TAs).

Hours of work: Up to 46 (Monday-Friday, with one weekend day)

To apply: Contact James Errington.

Education Level
Working hours per week
40 - 40
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs, Temporary Full Time
Salary indication
£8.21 Per Hour
Responsible for
Running activities, Taking students on day trips around Cambridge, Accompanying students on weekend trips to destinations around the UK, Supervising kids during evening activities
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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