Non-residential Activity Leaders for summer school in Harrow

KKCL, a high quality British Council accredited English language school, is looking for local enthusiastic Activity Leaders to join our fun-loving team in Harrow, London. Activity Leaders will deliver our Activities and Excursion programme in and around London during the summer holidays (1 July and 17 August 2019). Being a KKCL Activity Leader is also a great chance to meet interesting people from all over the world, gain free entrance to top attractions in London, be earning good money with flexible working hours, and have the opportunity for enjoyable, fun and rewarding employment.

What are you going to do

There will be training and resources provided to help you, including a full induction, sample itineraries, worksheets and overviews. Also, as we place safeguarding as a highly important feature, we will give you full training to help you understand our guidelines when working with groups to allow for student safety whilst giving the students a fun and enjoyable experience.

Details of Position

Your role:

  • Taking responsibility for and managing our groups of teenage students
  • Being able to present the attractions to the group
  • Activities & Excursion preparation
  • Ensuring the safety of the students at all times and during the excursions
  • Making sure the excursions run smoothly and students and group leaders are contented
  • Time management and arriving back on time with the groups from excursions
  • Budget management
  • Communicating with the Group Leaders before departure from school, going through the excursion schedule for the day
  • Taking photos and videos with the students and groups, uploading them to our platform at the end of each excursion
  • Supervision at meal times / break times
  • Promoting the school's activities and events through videos, social media andbeing on camera
  • Pastoral care and looking after the welfare of the students
  • Running sports, fun and cultural activities

Airport assistance and transfers:

  • Staying in touch with Head Office and updating group status in real-time
  • Meeting & greeting arrivals at the airport for individuals & groups
  • Coordinating with the coach driver/licensed taxi driver to arrange pickup/drop-off at the airports
  • Assisting students on arrival at the school or residence

Senior Activity Leaders
In additional to the above duties, a Senior Activity Leader, your duties are
also to:

  • Assist the Activities Manager to ensure the smooth running of our Activity & Excursion programme
  • Help with training the new staff members
  • Lead staff briefings with the support of the Activities Manager; assist the Activities Manager to build a positive work environment and motivate the team to deliver a high quality Activities and Excursions programme
  • Deal with last-minute changes that may be necessary such as unexpected delays / student absences / Activity Leader substitution
  • Prepare and supervise various evening activities and events
  • Provide support, guidance and advice to the Activities Team
  • Organise and run the sports activities on site

What we offer:

  • Free Lunch
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Free entrance to the UK's top attractions
  • Sponsored Enhanced DBS

What we ask:

  • At least finished college A levels College A levels or BTEC
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Able to motivate and encourage large groups of teenagers
  • Enthusiastic, organised and a natural leader
  • Keen Interest in Art, History, Science, Sport, Culture, Sightseeing
  • Capable of using your own initiative
  • Responsible and flexible
  • Able to stay focused under pressure
  • Able to lead the group to a safe place in case of emergency
  • Have the right to live and work in the country of employment
  • Complete fluency in English
  • Attend training prior to starting work

Extra information

Desirable

  • Keen interest in culture, art, science, history, literature
  • Keen interest in producing video content (vlogging, reportage, journalism material, news)
  • Creative: able to play an instrument, act, dance, sing etc
  • Keen interest in working in a school
  • Able to speak at least one of the following languages: Italian, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Polish, Russian
  • Undertaking or completed an undergraduate degree
  • Experience in holiday camps or in similar structures
  • First-aid certificate, qualification in child supervision, swimming certificate, etc

Essential for Senior Activity Leaders

  • Minimum of 1 year experience of working with children is essential, as is the ability to lead a wide range of sports and activities.

Desirable for Senior Activity Leaders

  • Though not essential, previous Summer School experience and/or experience of working with international students would be an advantage
  • Professional experience in a residential context would be advantageous
Education Level
College, University, Other
Location
Harrow
Working hours per week
5 - 35
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £6.60 and £8.21 per hour
Responsible for
Responsible for taking students on excursions, overseeing their safety and welfare. Promoting activities, airport transfers and pickups, mealtime supervision, supervising activities, leading sporting activities.
Published at
17-04-2019
Type of Job
Sport / Adventure, Teaching / Instructors / Guides
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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