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Activity Staff / House Parents

  • Job Location

    East Anglia: Herts, Cambs, Suffolk

  • Start date

    late June onwards

  • Duration

    from two to six week summer contracts

  • Job Benefits

    £330 - £440 basic salary/ week PLUS full board accommodation PLUS 6 weeks per annum pro rata holiday pay


CAE offers residential summer courses for international children and teenagers aged 8 to 17 years. We operate an integrated programme of language classes, afternoon activities, evening entertainment and visits, tailored to the needs of the different age groups.

All CAE staff are residential and contribute to the academic, social and pastoral well- being of the students. All staff are involved on the excursion programme and assist with airport transfers. All staff join a full Staff induction and to contribute to the CAE feedback systems. Each member of staff is given an area of special responsibility on the course in line with their experience and interest and as defined by the needs of the course. All staff work a 6-day working week and are entitled to a 24 hour period of leave per week.

Social Activity Teachers and Assistants are responsible for planning and delivery of the afternoon and evening activities, and excursions. Assistants provide support to the Social Activity team and to the Senior Staff. All staff are accommodated in the boarding houses, assist with pastoral duties and contribute to the spirit of the house.

House parents are responsible for the house supervision and student discipline and work closely with the Course Director to manage effective procedures for student welfare. House Parents plan and supervise afternoon and evening activities and accompany students on excursions.

CAE staff act “in loco parentis” and are expected to display an enthusiastic professional, mature and responsible attitude to working with children.

Contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.
We offer a chance to become involved in a quality summer product which still allows for a personalised approach. Add CAE colour to your summer and to your CVApply  now.


Social Activity Teachers and House Parents are degree qualified with experience of working with children. Assistants are students with an interest in/ experience of working with children or administrative support.
EFL experience, a PGCE, Current First Aid, Coaching, Driving, Lifeguarding and other specialist qualifications are an advantage for all Social Activity/  House Parent positions.

About us

The Cambridge Academy of English is an international year-round language school attracting students of all ages and nationalities who wish to learn English in a friendly, hard-working environment.

CAE was established in 1975 and over more

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