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Head of Sports & Activities

  • Job Location

    Various locations throughout the UK

  • Start date

    July

  • Duration

    August

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive rates of pay + full board and accommodation




Description

Work in a residential language school this summer! 

The HSA’s key responsibility is the implementation, smooth running, administration and ultimately successful delivery of all aspects of the Summer School Recreational Programme (day time activities, evening entertainment and excursions). The role is a Senior Management position therefore the HSA is expected to fulfil a demanding workload.

Job tasks:
  • Create and Implement a high quality activity and excursion programme 
  • Manage, train and regularly observe all activity staff, completing appraisals and performance reviews at the end of their contracts
  • Lead daily team meetings with all activity staff to get feedback on activity sessions and excursion programmes, and to find out whether there are any concerns about any students
  • With assistance from Senior Activity Leaders effectively plan and deliver all day-to-day activities, ensuring that all staff are prepared and present for activity sessions
  • Use customer feedback to develop new ideas and ensure that high standards are being met for both activities and excursions
  • Ensure all activities are advertised and promoted and that notice boards and posters are updated and presentable
  • Attend Centre Management and Group Leader meetings as necessary
  • Liaise with the Director on the stock of activity material, centre-hired items and the return of all unused stock
  • Assist the Director to set up and close the centre and assist with the day-to-day running of the centre
  • Help ensure that Ardmore Language School’s Health and Safety policies are implemented and adhered to at all times

Requirements

Essential
  • 18 or over
  • Enhanced DBS & CRB certificate (we assist in obtaining DBS certificates for the best candidates)
  • Experience of working is an EFL summer school  environment
  • Proficient at using Excel, etc.
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Ability to ‘think on your feet’ and adapt to changes quickly
  • Smart appearance, enthusiastic team player
  • Enthusiasm and ability to motivate a team of activity staff and students
  • Excellent communication skills and proficient in English language
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
 
Desirable
  • Experience of managing teams in summer school environment
  • First Aid certificate
  • Safeguarding Children Level 1 certificate
  • Experience of organising an activity programme and/or events programme
  • Proven leadership skills

About us

Who we are

Ardmore Language Schools run Summer English Language and Cultural Holidays for students aged 9-17 from all over the world.  We operate 15 residential and two non-residential centres across the UK at which we
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