Activity Leader

To support all aspects of the work of the Leisure department. Specifically taking responsibilities on the young learner programme; ensuring the maximum enjoyment and safety of students in school and on activities.

  • Location: Paignton
  • Division: LAL Torbay
  • Contract length: Seasonal

Location: LAL Torbay, Paignton, Devon

Line Manager: Operations Manager

Hours of work/contract type: Temporary contract. Seasonal work. From approx. 1st July for 5 – 9 weeks

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

· Support the Leisure department in any work required.

· Support the provision of a full, varied and interesting activities programme for children attending courses at LAL Torbay.

· Deputise as Team Leader as necessary.

· Assist students on activities and support the work of the Team Leader.

· Ensure enjoyment and safety of students at all times.

· Support arrival, departure and transfer of clients to and from the airport as necessary.

· Meet and greet students on arrival as and when required.

· Remain friendly and professional to all LAL students, partners and third party suppliers.

· Liaise with International group leaders, team leaders and welfare staff over any issues a student might have.

· Where necessary take young learners to the hospital and doctors appointments.

· When required assist young learners in host family moves.

· Any additional tasks assigned by your line manager assigned by your line manager.

Person Specification:



  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths and English



  • Leisure, entertainment, guide or activity work

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • Able to communicate with people on all levels
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Strong Customer Service ethic
  • Sociable
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Responsible
  • Organised
  • Remains calm under pressure
  • Able to work on own initiative


  • A Level of equivalent
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to speak and write in languages other than English
  • Knowledge of local area

Personal Attributes


  • Enhanced DBS disclosure – clear (or willingness to undergo Disclosure check)
  • Available to work flexible hours


  • Driving licence



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