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Summer Activity Managers

Company:
Churchill House School of English

Location:
Various locations across the UK

Benefits:
£500+ per week

Start:
July

Duration:
Early July through to late August

Description

Churchill House Activity Managers are responsible for all aspects of a summer camp's leisure programme. 

Some specific duties of the role are as follows:
  • Organise every facet of the weekly activity programme
  • Manage and support activity and teaching staff in all aspects of the activity programme
  • Confirm coach requirements and venue bookings with suppliers well in advance of each excursion
  • Liaise with the transfer department at Head Office concerning coach and taxi requirements for student arrivals and departures.
  • Ensure appropriate standards of staff and student discipline are maintained
  • Meet daily with Group Leaders concerning the daily/weekly schedule
  • Hold daily (informal) and weekly (formal) meetings with staff
  • Create the weekly staff rota
  • Assist and stand in for the Centre Manager when required
  • Ensure the quality and standards of Churchill House are maintained at all times
  • Regularly update the Summer Centres Activities Manager at Head Office of any relevant news
  • Ensure that all British Council Guidelines are observed at all times. 
This role is truly a hands-on management experience in which staff, contractors, students and agents must be more than satisfied with their experience at Churchill House.

Requirements

Previous residential summer school experience as either an Activity Leader or Teacher is an essential requirement. Whilst previous managerial experience is certainly preferred, it is not necessarily a requirement. 
 
We are looking to hire confident, capable staff that can fit into our structured management scheme and deliver the Churchill House experience to all students. To be successful in your application we will need to see evidence of your work ethic, motivation and ideas on how you would improve upon the Churchill House brand. 

All candidates are required to hold or undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check or provide a letter of Good Conduct from their local police.


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Churchill House has been providing English language courses for international students for over 4 decades and has established an excellent reputation throughout the world for its high standards of teaching and its extensive leisure programmes. As well as the main school in Ramsgate, Churchill House also runs summer courses for Children, Juniors and Young Adults in various locations within the UK.

Our Activity Programme

Each Churchill House summer camp has its own specific activity programme. Activities offered to students are varied, well planned and engaging. Each Summer Centre has an activities manager who is responsible for coordinating the programme and is supported by a number of activity leaders and teaching staff. All staff are expected to use their own individual skills to enhance the delivery of the activity programme and must always be willing to get fully involved in all aspects of the camp to ensure that each and every student enjoys their time at Churchill House.

Locations:
  • Abbots Bromley School - Staffordshire 
  • Aldenham School - Hertfordshire 
  • Ampleforth College - North Yorkshire 
  • Dean Close School - Gloucestershire 
  • Edinburgh College - Edinburgh 
  • Frensham Heights School - Surrey 
  • HLC Harrogate College - Yorkshire 
  • Prior Park College - Somerset 
  • Royal Russell School - Surrey 
  • St Lawrence College - Kent