Activity Leader

Are you looking for rewarding, fun and challenging job for the summer that you will put your skills to the test? Then becoming an Activity Leader at LAL Torbay is the summer job for you!

LAL, having celebrated over 30 years in the industry, is a well-established, international English language provider for adults and juniors, supported by a large German parent company. We are looking for hard-working and enthusiastic Activity Leaders whose job it will be to lead trips and activities for groups of student ensuring that they are having an enjoyable and memorable experience.


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.


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 doctor’s appointments.
  • When required assist young learners in host family moves.
  • Any additional tasks assigned by your line manager.

Person Specification:



  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths and English

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

Personal Attributes

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



  • Leisure, entertainment, guide or activity work

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

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

Personal Attributes

  • Driving licence

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Paignton
  • Division: LAL Torbay
  • Contract lengthSummer Job

How to apply

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