Summer Activity Managers

Job Details

Can you inspire the LSC Social Programme with your engaging and unflappable personality? 

If you’re an organised people-person with creative flair who is a ‘whiz’ with numbers, then let our Activity Manager position be the start of your unforgettable Language Study Centres journey.

Joining us in 2018 is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fun, dynamic environment and is the ideal opportunity to add skills to your professional development while working within a passionate team. Contracts start in mid-June and normally run for between 4 and 9 weeks.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who have previously experienced and enjoyed working in a summer school environment, and those who are a ready to face a challenge head-on this summer.

Activity Managers are the event planners/travel agents/sports organisers/holiday reps/activity & staff administrators of our summer language centres.

Duties will include:

• Attending a training day prior to employment commencing (fully paid)

• Ensuring the smooth running of the activity programme

• Organising events throughout the centre (sports tournaments, discos, quiz nights etc.)

• Organising excursions to other cities/off campus

• Managing the team of Activity Leaders

• Completion of relevant administrative duties

• Carrying out the school’s safeguarding policy, ensuring it is followed by others and maintaining a friendly but professional manner at all times

Positions Available

This is a residential position. Activity Managers will be provided with en suite accommodation at the centre and full board. The role is for six days a week, and working hours will include evenings and weekends.*

2018 locations:

Bournemouth- Bournemouth University (Bournemouth House)Bristol- University of the West of England (Frenchay Campus)

Brighton- University of Brighton (Moulsecoomb Campus)

Hastings- Sussex Coast College (Ore Valley Campus)

Jersey- Fort Regent

London- University of East London (Dockland Campus)

London- University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

London- University of Westminster (Harrow Campus)London- University of Roehampton (Roehampton Campus)Oxford- Oxford Brookes University (Harcourt Hill Campus)

*Accommodation will not be en-suite and include full board in Hastings and Jersey

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy you will be asked to explain any gaps in your work and education history. You will also be required to undergo a DBS Enhanced Disclosure check and provide the contact details of at least 2 referees, who will be asked specifically if they have any concerns about your suitability to work with people under 18. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK must be provided at interview stage. The cost of the DBS will be split between LSC and yourself, your contribution will be £24.40 and will be taken out of your first payment.

This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Serviced check before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Previous Experience Required:

The potential candidate should

• Have relevant experience of residential summer schools or summer camps

• Be available the whole of July

• Have excellent interpersonal skills

• Be flexible and able to think on their feet

• Have a genuine interest in sport, music, art or performance 

• Be able to work in a high pressure environment

• Demonstrate proven organisational ability

• Be computer literate and have great attention-to-detail skills

Salary and Benefits

• Weekly salary is between £410 and £460 per week (this figure includes the added 12.07% holiday pay) depending on the size of your centre

• A strong commitment to providing you with ongoing support from our Head Office

• Comfortable en suite accommodation and full board

For a full salary breakdown, please see our website.

Should you be successful, we will:

• Require an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check to be made prior to confirmation of appointment. Where appropriate, foreign police checks will be required.

• Require two recent and relevant referees provided by you

• Enquire about any gaps in your CV that will need to be explained satisfactorily

• Require to see and make copies of original certificates and official identification (passport, driving licence, National ID) to keep in our records


Apply today and you're one step closer to a LSC summer you’ll never forget!


  • Job Information 

  • Company: Language Study Centres (LSC)
  • Vacancy: Summer Activity Managers
  • Category: Summer Camp Childcare Positions, Summer Camp Management Roles, Summer Camp Sport Roles
  • Dates: Early June to Mid-August (depends on centre)
  • Salary: £410 - £460 (depends on age and experience)
  • Locations:
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