Recruitment Co-ordinator (USSS & YLP)

Line Manager:             

US Young Learner Operations Manager

Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

Your normal hours of work are 40 per week over a five day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the school.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • Assist the US Young Learner Operations Manager in all aspects of preparing & organising the summer school and young learner programs.
    • Co-ordinate administration and communication regarding the recruitment, assessment and selection of all staff (Academic, Leisure, Welfare and Senior) for all Summer School and young learner programs.
    • To be fully conversant with relevant HR procedures for staff recruitment, including staff assessment and selection.
    • To conduct formal face-to-face or telephone interviews using a scoring matrix to assess suitability of candidates for all positions within the summer school and young learner programs.
    • To maintain accurate records connected to the recruitment of staff including the drawing up of employment agreements and ensuring these agreements are signed prior to commencement of candidates’ employment.
    • To ensure staff have all qualifications necessary for employment, including formal academic/leisure/welfare qualifications, identity documents and visa/right to work documents.
    • To ensure all communication between LAL and confirmed/prospective employees is dealt with in an efficient, professional and effective manner.
    • To request references for all new employees before they commence employment with LAL and the subsequent management and retention of references.
    • Providing written and/or verbal references for current and past employees of LAL Summer Schools and Young Learner Programs as requested.
    • Proof-reading & editing of any summer school and young learner program materials deemed necessary.
    • To be vigilant in providing and creating improvements to all aspects of the Summer School and Young Learner Program remit.
    • To liaise with the US Young Learner Operations Manager on a daily basis and act as a hub for all communication, ensuring all messaging flows promptly.
    • 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 or Young Learner Program into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; in keeping with LAL dress code.
    • To carry out any other duties that may be reasonably assigned by the US Young Learner Programs Operations Manager.

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. experience of working with young people 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) College Degree (A)
  • b) Strong command of the English Language (A/I)
  • c) Good knowledge of the summer school industry (A/I/T)
  • d Computer literate, with a specific focus on Microsoft excel (A)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) At least 3 years’ experience of working in a summer school setting (A/I/R)

Skills and Abilities

  • a) Must work well as part of a team (A/I)
  • c) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
  • d) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • e) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

Other Attributes

  • a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
  • b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
  • d) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) Driving license (A)
  • b) Office administration experience
  • c) Knowledge of employment law in Florida, New York and Massachusetts.

Other Attributes

  • a) Willing to travel

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.

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.

 

Program Coordinator

Line Manager:                      

Center 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 weekends and other unsocial hours.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend an expenses-paid induction period prior to the beginning of the employment agreement (date and location dependent on School) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment)*.
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from six 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 young learner programs the day after all students have left.
    • To be apprised of all planned activity, excursion and transport information from within LAL, the host school and outside agencies to guarantee a smooth operation.
    • To liaise with the all staff in order to ensure the delivery of a well-organised leisure program.
    • To brief Activity Staff on all aspects of their responsibilities, including detailed briefings to all contracted staff in advance of their activities, excursions and/or transfers.
    • To liaise with transport and leisure venue providers, catering, maintenance and administrative staff in advance and during the term of hire to guarantee the smooth and safe operation of all activities.
    • To assist the Center Manager/GM of Young Learner Programs in all arrangements ensuring the safe arrival and transfer of students to the summer school and the safe delivery of the same students through immigration controls upon departure.
    • To oversee all arrangements concerning sporting and non-sporting activities, ensuring all students are able to enjoy a varied and well-balanced activity program and all staff are aware of their duties and obligations before each activity/excursion/transfer commences.
    • To follow and/or adapt where necessary the prescribed activity program in full, making additional activities available upon request.
    • To manage the leisure staff as necessary to ensure all policies/procedures and deadlines are adhered to.
    • To manage the allocation of staff to the activity and transport program in liaison with other senior members of summer school staff.
    • To adjust excursion and transport booking numbers up or down in accord with student numbers.
    • To create a working relationship with the Leisure Manager, where both managers will be responsible for the completion of the following spreadsheets:
      • Transfers Reconciliation Sheet
      • Activities and Excursions Reconciliation Sheets
      • Optional Excursions Register
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents, students and International Group Leaders at all times.
    • 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 host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To ensure, when not on duty, that the Activity Co-ordinator and/or the Excursion Co-ordinator is apprised of all necessary information.
    • 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 occasionally deputise for the Center Manager in his/her absence.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager.

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. experience of working with young people 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) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)
  • b) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I/T)
  • c) A good understanding of child welfare (A/I)
  • d) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts activities (A/I/T)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) At least 1 year of experience in a summer school environment (A/I/R)
  • b) Experience working with young people (A/I/R)

Skills and Abilities

  • a) Meticulous and thorough approach to work (A/I)
  • b) Effective people management skills (A/I)
  • c) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • d) Strong time management skills (A/I)
  • e) Excellent communication skills and a team mentality (A/I)
  • (f) Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines (A/I)

 

Other Attributes

  • a) Willingness to work non-standard hours when necessary (A/I)
  • b) Proactive attitude towards closing sales (A/I)
  • c) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
  • d) Interest in local and foreign culture (A/I)
  • e) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) Understanding of transport logistics (A/I)
  • b) Some knowledge of airports, unaccompanied minor and immigration issues (A/I)
  • c) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
  • d) Good knowledge of the area surrounding the school (A/I)
  • e) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) At least 1 year of experience in a senior role directly concerned with logistics or similar (A/I)
  • b) At least 1 year of experience managing activities (A/I)

Skills and Abilities

  • a) Driving licence (A)

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. 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.

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

Non-residential Activity Leader

Line Manager:                      

Leisure Manager / Excursions Coordinator / Activity Coordinator

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 business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    • To consistently ensure the welfare of students remains paramount.

Activity Leader

    • To vigorously encourage students to take an active part in the leisure program.
    • To assist in daily administrative and pastoral tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
    • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
    • To ensure that all aspects of the leisure program run smoothly and safely.
    • To assist students in being on time for meals, transport arrangements and all planned activities.
    • Attend a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day (approximately 11pm).
    • Assist in the promotion of our social media pages by taking photos on activities and/or excursions
    • To accompany and lead students on excursions, activities and transfers to and from the airport, ensuring their well-being and safety.

General

    • To protect the property and equipment of LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • 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 into disrepute.
    • To always act as a positive role model and representative of LAL whilst on site or in the presence of students or IGLs.
    • 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 or Leisure Manager.
    • To deal with all student and IGL 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 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. experience of working with young people 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) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)
  • b) Strong command of the English Language (A/I)
  • c) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I/T)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Experience of working with young people (A/I/R)

Skills and Abilities

  • a) Must work well as part of a team (A/I)
  • b) Responsible approach to working with juniors (I/R)
  • c) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
  • d) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • e) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

Other Attributes

  • a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
  • b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
  • c) Interest in activities and local culture (A/I)
  • d) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) First Aid Certificate/Life Guard Certificate (A)
  • b) Good knowledge of the local area (A/I)
  • c) Computer literate (A)
  • d) Driving licence (A)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Previous Summer School experience (A/I)
  • b) At least 1 year’s work experience in a similar role (A/I)

Skills and abilities

  • a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A)    

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.

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.

 

Non-residential EFL Teacher / Activity Leader

Line Manager:                      

Academic Manager / Leisure 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 business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours. Please see school specific teacher / activity leader example schedule.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend induction & preparation sessions as required, up to three days prior to the start of the course.
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management. 

Activity Leader

    • To actively participate in excursion and activity sessions both on and off-site as required by line management.
    • Attend a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day.
    • To accompany and lead students on excursions, activities and transfers to and from the airport, ensuring their well-being and safety.

Teacher

    • 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 LAL Summer Schools.
    • To prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 12 – 18 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (a teaching session is 3 hours of contact).
    • To set and mark homework as and when required by line management.
    • To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught including the setting and marking of progress tests.
    • To follow the prescribed scheme of work and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from the line management.
    • To write individual student reports for all students taught.
    • To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the CEA.
    • To complete end-of-course employee feedback forms.
    • To actively link the academic program to leisure program through meaningful activities in the classroom.

General

    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and to not engage in any activity which may bring LAL, or the designated school, into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for teaching, 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, Academic Manager, Assistant Academic Manager, and Leisure Manager.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA & LAL requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To deal with all student and IGL issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.

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. experience with working with young learners 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) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)
  • b) Current teaching qualification, Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificate, or equivalent (A)

Relevant Work experience

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

Skills and abilities

  • a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • b) Energy and enthusiasm (A/I)
  • c) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
  • d) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)

Other Attributes

  • a) Some knowledge of foreign culture (A/I)
  • b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Previous summer school experience (A/I/R) 

Skills and abilities

  • a) Computer literate (A/I)
  • b) Driving licence (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. A teaching session is comprised of 2 x 90 minute lessons.  

A teaching workshop carried out by either the AM or one of our DELTA qualified teacher trainers will form part of the preparation period at the beginning of the training. You will also be observed at least once by a qualified member of staff, where you will be invited to take part in a feedback session at the end of the lesson. 

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.

 

Non-Residential EFL Teacher

Line Manager:                      

Academic Manager / Assistant Academic Manager

Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

Your normal hours of work are 20 per week over a five day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the school.

Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend induction & preparation sessions as required, up to three days prior to the start of the course.
    • 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 departments.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    • To live within easy reach of the designated Summer School such that you can arrive in time to prepare and carry out the lessons according to the schedule.

Teacher

    • 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 LAL Summer Schools.
    • To prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 12 – 18 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (a teaching session is 3 hours of contact).
    • To set and mark homework as and when required by line management.
    • To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught including the setting and marking of progress tests.
    • To follow the prescribed scheme of work and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from the line management.
    • To write individual student reports for all students taught.
    • To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the CEA.
    • To complete end-of-course employee feedback forms on the Summer School.
    • To be fully engaged in the rigours of Summer School work.
    • To actively link the academic program to leisure program through meaningful activities in the classroom.

General

    • 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 act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and to not 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; smart casual for teaching, 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, Academic Manager, Assistant Academic Manager, and Leisure Manager.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA & LAL Summer Schools requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • 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.

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. experience with working with young learners 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) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)
  • b) Current teaching qualification, Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificate, or equivalent (A)

Relevant Work experience

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

Skills and abilities

  • a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
  • b) Energy and enthusiasm (A/I)
  • c) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
  • d) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)

Other Attributes

  • a) Some knowledge of foreign culture (A/I)
  • b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

Desirable

Education, Training and Knowledge

  • a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

Relevant Work Experience

  • a) Previous summer school experience (A/I/R)

Skills and abilities

  • a) Computer literate (A/I)
  • b) Driving licence (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.  

A teaching session is comprised of  2 x 90 minute lessons.

A teaching workshop carried out by either the AM or one of our DELTA qualified teacher trainers will form part of the preparation period at the beginning of the training. You will also be observed at least once by a qualified member of staff, where you will be invited to take part in a feedback session at the end of the lesson.

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.