House Parent

Line Manager:                      

Welfare Manager / Leisure Manager / Assistant Welfare Manager

Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the school. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To live on-site (in shared accommodation), board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the night after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the center as advised by line management.

House Parent

    • To assist students in all aspects of personal hygiene, including laundry, maintaining order and cleanliness and the upkeep of their accommodation.
    • To assist the Welfare Manager in all elements of pastoral care, especially making arrangements to benefit students who are unwell, homesick or otherwise inconvenienced.
    • To manage the residence, ensuring that it is a welcoming and functioning environment and assisting in allocating students to rooms.
    • To be responsible for security within your designated residence.
    • To supervise the laundering of students’ clothes.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated Summer School and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To assist students in getting up, being on time for meals, lessons, transport arrangements and all planned activities.
    • To assist in ensuring students go to bed on time and that order is kept at night times.
    • To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour to include sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness, or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the Summer School into disrepute.
  • To assist and participate in the leisure program, including leading students on excursions.

 

    • Attend a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day (approximately 11pm).
    • To actively encourage students to take a full part in the leisure program.

 

General

 

    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated Summer School into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager, Welfare Manager or Leisure Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).

Person Specification:

The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

E.g. understanding of children’s welfare will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

Essential

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I/R)
  • b) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)
  • c) A strong command of English (A/I)
  • d) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
     

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young people (A/I/R)

Skills and abilities

  • a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • b) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)
  • c) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)
  • d) Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team (A/I)

Other Attributes

  • a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
  • b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)
  • b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A)
  • c) First Aid Certificate/Life Guard Certificate (A)
  • d) Computer literate (A/I)
  • e) Driving Licence (A)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Experience in a Summer School environment (A/I)

Skills and Abilities

  • a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)

In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

House Parents will be required to attend a First Aid Course (paid for by LAL) unless they can provide a valid First Aid Certificate.

A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

Welfare Manager

Summary:

The role of Welfare Manager is directly concerned with the welfare of overseas junior students as well as the training, management and support of all welfare staff. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the preparation and operation of all welfare provisions.

The Welfare Manager will be responsible, highly organised and conscientious in their approach to welfare issues and must adhere to LAL’s Child Safeguarding Policy and British Council requirements. The Welfare Manager will be responsible for the allocation of rooms to all students and staff. They will have successful experience of leading and motivating a team as well as effectively dealing with the First Aid and the pastoral needs of overseas junior students.

Line Manager:

Summer Schools Centre Manager/Welfare and UK Summers Recruitment Manager

Hours of work/contract type:

Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

People Management Responsibilities

To manage the welfare team (Assistant Welfare Manager, House Parents, Leisure Coordinators and Activity Leaders) to ensure the smooth delivery of welfare provision at the Summer School, including:

  • Training the welfare team in accordance with LAL policies and procedures; ensuing that all staff meet the standard expected of them.
  • Working closely with any Assistant Welfare Managers, delegating tasks in order to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Briefing welfare staff on all aspects of their responsibilities, including detailed briefings in advance of arrivals and departures, and supporting them throughout the course.
  • Ensuring the welfare team have the information and equipment they need in order to perform their roles well, including important health and safety information regarding the residences.
  • Managing the suitable allocation of staff to House Parent duty in liaison with other senior members of summer school staff.
  • Monitoring welfare staff to ensure they are engaging with students and International Group Leaders to deliver welfare provision which meets LAL policies and procedures.
  • Liaising with staff, students and International Group Leaders on the welfare provision, putting strategies in place to constantly improve the team’s delivery and find appropriate solutions to students’ problems.

Welfare Responsibilities

  • To deal with and be responsible for the individual welfare needs of every student in the summer school.
  • To be responsible for carrying out damage checks to rooms and facilities before student arrivals, keeping detailed records of any damage found.
  • To actively ensure that damage is kept to a minimum and all damages are investigated and followed up, including liaising with the on-site maintenance team.
  • To be responsible for allocating students to accommodation houses and rooms, and arranging any student moves, after consultation with the Centre Manager.
  • To maintain the Accident/Incident Logs regarding any problems or illnesses to students or staff.
  • To work closely with Head Office to ensure the successful and safe running of the Homestay package (where applicable).
  • To work with leisure management in arranging transport and staff supervision for students staying with  homestay hosts to and from the school (where required).
  • To be on call for any welfare issues and communicate any welfare issues to the Centre Manager.
  • To liaise with other senior staff to ensure that any students that are absent from class or activities/excursions are located.
  • To arrange doctor/dentist/hospital appointments and supervision as required.
  • To assist students where necessary in being on time for meals, transport arrangements and all planned activities, including supervising students at meal times.
  • To assist House Parents in ensuring students are in their accommodation in time for bed.
  • To ensure, when not on duty, that the Assistant Welfare Manager and/or Centre Manager are apprised of all necessary information.
  • To deputise for the Centre Manager as required.
  • To hold the school’s emergency telephone as required.
  • To carry out house parent duties to meet the business needs as and when required by Head Office.

Other Responsibilities

  • To be fully engaged with students and International Group Leaders in the rigours of summer school work, providing excellent customer service while delivering the LAL Summer School product.
  • To consistently ensure the welfare of the students remains paramount.
  • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course to attend induction training, until the end of the last contracted day.
  • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
  • To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
  • To act in a friendly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
  • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
  • To follow all LAL policies and procedures, including but not limited to dress code, safeguarding, maintaining student discipline and avoiding loss and/or damage to LAL property or property belonging to the host school.
  • To read and be fully conversant with all training materials relating to the role, and all pertinent British Council Accreditation requirements, prior to the start of the period of employment.
  • To attend and lead all required meetings.
  • To be flexible to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer School management team, either in centre or at Head Office, including covering House Parent duties when necessary.

Person Specification:

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent
  • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel
  • A good understanding of child welfare
  • Very good level of spoken and written English (CEFR  B2 minimum, e.g. FCE/IELTS 5-6.5)

Desirable

  • NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Educated to degree level
  • First aid / lifeguarding qualification
  • Driving license

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a summer school environment
  • Experience working with young people

Desirable

  • Experience in a similar role

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Meticulous and thorough approach to work
  • Effective people management skills
  • ‘Can do’ approach to work
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office365
  • Knowledge of child safeguarding best practice

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Some knowledge of foreign cultures
  • Responsible approach to working with juniors
  • Interests in foreign and local cultures
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)

Senior EFL Teacher

Summary:

The Senior Teacher has the same duties as a Teacher and is also expected to assist the Director of Studies in ensuring the successful running of the academic programme. This will involve planning and facilitating group planning sessions for teachers, especially for project work and keeping abreast of all relevant administrative details and issues whilst maintaining an open flow of information between all academic staff. The Senior Teacher will also be expected to act as cover for the Director of Studies when necessary.

The  Senior Teacher will be conscientious and organised with a high regard for the education of overseas young learner students. They will be both a fun and enthusiastic teacher and a competent administrator. They will also keep the flow of communication open within the UKSS team, to ensure that all parties are apprised of all relevant information.

LAL use their own course book, written and designed by their academic staff across the globe to help our teachers provide unforgettable lessons. These course book-based lessons will form the basis of the syllabus but it is the teacher’s responsibility to bring them to life by adapting them to suit the needs of the individual students. The teacher is responsible for motivating and engaging the students in additional project lessons, which will be based on excursions.

Line Manager:                    

Summer School  Director of Studies/Leisure Management

Hours of Work/Contract Type:   

Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a  six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

People Management Responsibilities

  • To facilitate communication between teachers as required for planning, teaching and administrative purposes.
  • To support teachers as needed, specifically in how to actively link the academic programme with the leisure programme through meaningful activities in the classroom, especially during project work lessons.
  • To organise and carry out training sessions for teachers, in conjunction with your DOS and with the support of the Head of Young Learners UK. These sessions should be based on a review of the common work-on points from the teachers’ formal observations.
  • To support the DOS in their work in any reasonably requested way, as necessary.

Academic Responsibilities

  • To prepare and teach engaging and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising of students usually aged 7 – 17 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (up to ten sessions at St Mary’s University in both the morning and afternoon sessions).
  • To follow the prescribed syllabus and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from line management.
  • To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught ensuring that students are aware of the aims of each lesson and how they have made progress towards these by including the setting and marking of progress tests.
  • To assist in the placement testing and classroom allocation of all students.
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the British Council and Head Office.
  • To teach Trinity Exam preparation, Intensive English, One-to-One or Academic Study Skills (University of Sussex only) lessons as directed and required by Line Manager.
  • To write individual student reports fully, appropriately and professionally for all students taught, in line with the deadlines set by line management.
  • To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the British Council.
  • To assist in daily administrative and pastoral tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
  • To ensure that all upgraded lessons for students have been scheduled with a teacher at an appropriate time on a weekly basis.
  • To maintain up-to-date stock records of Round the World course books and to store them securely in the school office
  • To be responsible for and control all academic resources including course books, CDs, DVDs, Teachers’ Notes, dictionaries, flashcards, reference books and any other teaching materials provided by Head Office.

Leisure Responsibilities

  • To actively encourage students to take part in the leisure programme.
  • To organise, set up and lead fun, engaging and safe activities for the students.
  • To lead students and International Group Leaders on excursions to a variety of locations, providing cultural information about the places they are seeing.

Other Responsibilities

  • To be fully engaged with students and International Group Leaders in the rigours of summer school work, providing excellent customer service while delivering the LAL Summer School product.
  • To consistently ensure the welfare of the students remains paramount.
  • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course to attend induction training, until the end of the last contracted day.
  • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
  • To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
  • To act in a friendly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
  • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
  • To follow all LAL policies and procedures, including but not limited to dress code, safeguarding, maintaining student discipline and avoiding loss and/or damage to LAL property or property belonging to the host school.
  • To read and be fully conversant with all training materials relating to the role, and all pertinent British Council Accreditation requirements, prior to the start of the period of employment.
  • To be flexible to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer School management team, either in centre or at Head Office.
  • To attend and lead all required meetings and CPD sessions  as instructed by the management team.

Person Specification:

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent
  • Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate, PGCE or equivalent
  • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Outlook & Excel
  • Knowledge of Young Learner’s ELT materials
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English (CEFR  C1 minimum, e.g. CAE/IELTS 7-8)

Desirable

  • First aid / lifeguarding qualification
  • Driving license

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a summer school  environment
  • Experience teaching young learners

Desirable

  • Experience in exam preparation teaching Trinity Examinations
  • Experience teaching literature, Abitur and/or Academic Study Skills – University of Sussex only
  • Experience carrying out teacher observations, creating and facilitating CPD sessions and/or teacher training

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Effective people management skills
  • ‘Can do’ approach to work
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Experience using Office365
  • Good knowledge of sports, arts and crafts or performing arts.

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Some knowledge of foreign cultures
  • Responsible approach to working with juniors
  • Willingness to work non-standard hours
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)

Residential EFL Teacher

Summary:

The role of Summer School Teacher is one of responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of overseas under-18 year old students. This requires the post-holder to engage in all aspects of summer school work as directed by the Director of Studies, leisure management  and Centre Manager. 

The Teacher will be fun, enthusiastic, outgoing and have a high level of responsibility and authority and be more than capable of providing interesting and involving lessons for Young Learners.

LAL use their own course book, written and designed by their academic staff across the globe to help our teachers provide unforgettable lessons. These course book-based lessons will form the basis of the syllabus but it is the teacher’s responsibility to bring them to life by adapting them to suit the needs of the individual students. The teacher is responsible for motivating and engaging the students in additional project lessons, which will be based on excursions. 

Line Manager:

Summer School  Director of Studies/Senior Teacher (if applicable) /Leisure Management

Hours of Work/Contract Type:

Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a  six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

Academic Responsibilities

  • To prepare and teach engaging and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising of students usually aged 7 – 17 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (up to ten sessions at St Mary’s University in both the morning and afternoon sessions).
  • To follow the prescribed syllabus and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from line management.
  • To communicate and work with your fellow teachers as required for planning, teaching and administrative purposes
  • To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught ensuring that students are aware of the aims of each lesson and how they have made progress towards these by including the setting and marking of progress tests.
  • To actively link the academic programme with the leisure programme through meaningful activities in the classroom especially during project work lessons.
  • To assist in the placement testing and classroom allocation of all students.
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the British Council.
  • To teach Trinity Exam preparation, Intensive English, One-to-One or Academic Study Skills (University of Sussex only) lessons as directed and required by Line Manager.
  • To write individual student reports fully, appropriately and professionally for all students taught in line with the deadlines set by line management.
  • To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the British Council.
  • To assist in daily administrative and pastoral tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
  • To look after any teaching materials including Round the World teachers’ notes  borrowed from resources provided by LAL Head Office and to return them at the end of any course/end of contract.

Leisure Responsibilities

  • To actively encourage students to take part in the leisure programme.
  • To organise, set up and lead fun, engaging and safe activities for the students.
  • To lead students and International Group Leaders on excursions to a variety of locations, providing cultural information about the places they are seeing.

Other Responsibilities

  • To be fully engaged with students and International Group Leaders in the rigours of summer school work, providing excellent customer service while delivering the LAL Summer School product.
  • To consistently ensure the welfare of the students remains paramount.
  • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course to attend induction training, until the end of the last contracted day.
  • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
  • To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
  • To act in a friendly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
  • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
  • To follow all LAL policies and procedures, including but not limited to dress code, safeguarding, maintaining student discipline and avoiding loss and/or damage to LAL property or property belonging to the host school.
  • To read and be fully conversant with all training materials relating to the role, and all pertinent British Council Accreditation requirements, prior to the start of the period of employment.
  • To be flexible to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer School management team, either in centre or at Head Office.
  • To attend all required meetings and CPD sessions  as instructed by the management team.
  • If you are a returning member of staff and have worked for LAL UK Summer Schools before, you will be expected to ‘buddy up’ with new team members, using your experience to help with their development.

Person Specification:

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent
  • Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate, PGCE or equivalent
  • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Outlook & Excel
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English (CEFR  C1 minimum, e.g. CAE/IELTS 7-8)

Desirable

  • First aid / lifeguarding qualification
  • Driving license

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a summer school  environment
  • Experience teaching young learners

Desirable

  • Experience in exam preparation teaching Trinity Examinations
  • Experience teaching literature, Abitur and/or Academic Study Skills – University of Sussex only
  • Experience carrying out teacher observations, creating and facilitating CPD sessions and/or teacher training

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Effective people management skills
  • ‘Can do’ approach to work
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Computer literate with experience using Office365
  • Good knowledge of sports / Arts and crafts or preforming arts

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Some knowledge of foreign cultures
  • Responsible approach to working with juniors
  • Willingness to work non-standard hours
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)

Office Manager

Summary:

The role of Office Manager is directly concerned with the welfare and administration of overseas junior students, their money and important documents. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the course and manage a small office subject to high-volume and high-pressured workloads.

The Office Manager will be a capable and experienced bookkeeper and administrator. They will be highly organised and conscientious in regards to the safe keeping of students documentation.

Line Manager:

Summer Schools Centre Manager

Hours of work/contract type:

Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

Office Responsibilities

  • To assist the Centre Manager in all duties as required ensuring a high quality of administration across the school.
  • To establish systems for the effective management of the course office including IT and telephonic communication.
  • To establish systems for the managing of pocket money, damage deposits, valuables, passports and flight tickets for all international students.
  • To handle and account for petty cash on a day-to-day basis.
  • To manage the depositing and withdrawing of student pocket monies, course fees, sale of merchandise and other transactions on a day-to-day basis.
  • To safe-keep valuables as requested.
  • To assist other senior staff with the maintenance and management of administrative files/documents, including assisting the Leisure Manager with accounting for all leisure and transport bookings.
  • To be in charge of inventories for all departments and ensuring that the correct information is returned to LAL UK Summer Schools at the end of the course.
  • To be responsible for ensuring all details on student bookings are understood by the appropriate departments and staff members.
  • To assist in organising and maintaining rotas, e.g. staff allocation, meal monitoring, etc.

Other Responsibilities

  • To be fully engaged with students and International Group Leaders in the rigours of summer school work, providing excellent customer service while delivering the LAL Summer Schools product.
  • To consistently ensure the welfare of the students remains paramount.
  • To live on-site board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course to attend induction training, until the end of the  last contracted day.
  • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
  • To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
  • To act in a friendly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
  • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
  • To follow LAL policies and procedures, including but not limited to dress code, safeguarding, maintaining student discipline and avoiding loss and/or damage to LAL property belonging to the host school.
  • To read and be fully conversant with all training materials relating to the role, and all pertinent British Council Accreditation requirements, prior to the start of the period of employment.
  • To ensure, when not on duty, that the appointed deputy and or Centre Manager is appraised of all necessary information.
  • To hold the school’s emergency telephone as required.
  • To be flexible to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer School management team, either in centre or at Head Office, including activity and welfare duties
  • To attend and lead all required meetings as instructed by the management team

Person Specification:

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent
  • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel
  • A good understanding of child welfare
  • Very good level of spoken and written English (CEFR  B2 minimum, e.g. FCE/IELTS 5-6.5)

Desirable

  • NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Educated to degree level standard
  • First aid / lifeguarding qualification
  • Driving license

Experience

Essential

  • At least 1 years’ experience in a an office environment
  • Experience working with young people

Desirable

  • Summer School experience
  • Experience working with banks

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Meticulous and thorough approach to work
  • Effective people management skills
  • ‘Can do’ approach to work
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office365

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Some knowledge of foreign cultures
  • Responsible approach to working with juniors
  • Interests in foreign and local cultures
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)