Vacancy: Houseparents and Activity Leaders - Temporary Residential Positions
Category: Activity Leader Jobs, Camp Counsellor Jobs, Summer Camp Childcare Positions
Dates: December 30th - January 29th
Salary: £340 per week + £41.04 per week statutory annual leave payment (salary includes meals and accommodation)
Bell Language and Activity Programmes are looking to recruit organised and responsible Activity Leaders and Houseparents for their Young Learner Courses to be held this winter in Kent.
Houseparents are responsible for the pastoral care of students. Duties will involve student supervision, leading daily meetings, house checks, managing pocket money as well as participating in activities and excursions with the students.
Essential: - Degree qualified or equivalent - Excellent communication skills - Counselling skills - Previous experience working with children/teenagers
Desirable: - Previous residential experience - Experience working in a pastoral setting
Activity Leaders will plan, prepare and lead sports and activities. They will also participate in activities being lead by other staff, assist on excursions and undertake pastoral duties.
Essential: - Keen interest in sports/drama/arts and crafts - Experience organising/supervising/leading activities or events - Excellent communication and presentation skills - Good team player
Desirable: - Previous experience working with children/teenagers - Residential experience - Sports coaching experience
With over 40 years experience, Bell knows what makes the perfect Young Learner programme – exceptional student care, academic excellence and an exciting cultural and social programme. Our Young Learner residential courses are tailored for overseas students ages 8-17 and run between December and January. We provide both staff and children with excellent premises and facilities and we offer accommodation, meals and professional development opportunities.
We currently have 4 week positions available from December 30th - January 29th. Applicants must be available for the entire duration of the contract. For a comprehensive job description and person specification and to apply please see our Young Learner recruitment page:
ELIGIBILITY & SAFE RECRUITMENT: Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK. Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment:
A CRB Disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application. Completion of a CRB application is condition of employment. We do not accept CRB disclosures undertaken by other organisations.