Kids Activity Leader

Full Time : Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Kids Activity Leader ref: 40036

Full Time - Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Competitive Seasonnaire Salary

Children’s Activity Leader

Reports to: Childcare Manager

The amazing lifestyle and location that comes with the job offers the perfect opportunity for those looking for an adventure this summer. We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic and passionate staff to join the team.

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. Each day you’ll help create an exciting, stimulating and imaginative programme involving a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor activities to ensure the children have a holiday of a lifetime. Working to a weekly rota we operate a key worker system, implement strict ratios, split our children into age-related children’s clubs and look for daily structure and in this role caring for children from 6 to 17 years. The clubs we have are  6yr-9yr Junior Club, 10yr-13yr Kidz Club & 14yr-17yr Indy Club.

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver the highest level of childcare
  • Create and develop an attractive, safe and stimulating environment
  • Tailor-make weekly, age-appropriate, exciting activity plans 
  • Operate to the highest standard of health and safety
  • Ensure Mark Warner standards are upheld
  • Maintain a high level of customer service

Additional Duties

  • Ensure the childcare toys and equipment are clean, safe and functional
  • Build excellent relationships with colleagues, parents and children
  • Participate in evening duties and activities
  • Supervise children at play (indoor and outdoor), various activities and experiences
  • Where appropriate, participate in a ‘Key worker’ system and take a special interest in a specified number of children
  • Observe each child’s progress; report on achievements, looking for progression and continuity
  • Ensure the appearance of the childcare is smart, tidy and professional
  • Maintain a professional and smart appearance
  • Follow the rota, as outlined by your manager
  • Work to promote additional revenue activities, and limit costs where possible
  • Attend end of week presentations to give out certificates to children
  • Extra duties around resort where needed
  • Assist with the general operation of the waterfront and resort

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent people skills, especially with children
  • Strong team player
  • Strong swimming
  • Organised, flexible and proactive
  • Fluent in English
  • Good problem solving

Requirements

  • Degree in Education, Sports or Coaching which involved full time placements with sole responsibility of children  (highly desirable)
  • Experience working with children from 6 to 17 years
  • Valid Full or Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Enhanced DBS (we can arrange)
  • UK/EU passport holder
  • UK National Insurance or EU Social Security number
  • UK/EU bank account

This job description is a general overview of the role, there may be additional responsibilities and duties which will be made clear to you by your manager. We are always looking to enhance our staff package and benefits, to ensure the information is up to date, please see our website, or contact the recruitment department.

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Open Date : Wed 20 Sep 23 Closing Date : Sun 28 Apr 24