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Welfare Manager

  • Job Location

    6 Summer Schools Nationwide

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2-7 weeks

  • Job Benefits

    From £395 to £475 per week


To be responsible for the welfare of residential and non-residential students of the designated summer school. To both lead and support all welfare staff in ensuring students receive appropriate care and supervision whilst maintaining discipline throughout the course.

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.


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

Essential Experience
- Experience in a summer school environment
- Experience working with young people

Desirable Experience
- Experience in a similar role

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- 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 Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- Knowledge of a foreign language
- Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office365
- Knowledge of child safeguarding best practice

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

About us

At LAL, we take pride in the large amount of returning staff that come back to work for us every year; our experienced and enthusiastic teams ensure that students from all over the world have the best time possible while studying English at our

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