Clifton College, Bristol – Summer Language School 2017 Vacancies
- United Kingdom, BS8 3JH
- Clifton College
- Experience: NO PREFERENCE
- Positions: 25
- Short Term/Summer job, Residential
Details of Position
We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals, with a keen interest in sport/drama/arts & crafts/teambuilding activities, to assist us in delivering of this fantastic programme for 7 weeks over the summer period. We have established, over many years of operations, a fantastic reputation for high-quality staff members who develop great relationships with students and overseas Group Leaders alike, and help us deliver a fantastic programme.
Applicants would ideally have experience in running sport/drama/arts & crafts/teambuilding activities for children, but we are also looking for strong applicants who can show initiative under pressure, engage with our students, and can bring enthusiasm to our team and the programme.
Why work on the Clifton College Summer Language School?
We specialise in English language courses for students aged 8 – 17 and concentrate on a balanced mix between learning in the classroom and learning during activities and on excursions. We are dedicated to giving students a memorable, enjoyable and, above all, safe experience whenever they stay at Clifton College.
Our staff are without doubt our most valuable asset and our students frequently say the staff are one of the best things about their vacation in the UK. We welcome new applicants but also value our returning staff, and to both we offer an attractive package that includes:
A competitive weekly salary including holiday pay
Full-board accommodation within the College boarding houses
Usage of the College Sports facilities over your employment
How do we recruit our staff?
All prospective staff must complete our official Job Application Form and send to us along with a copy of their CV. In line with safer recruitment for roles involving responsibility for, or substantial access to under 18s, all gaps in employment history must be explained, references will be followed up and all staff will undergo an Enhanced DBS check (or overseas equivalent).
We will then invite successful applicants to an Assessment Day. Applicants are recommended to read the job description for the role they are applying for in order to best prepare for the Assessment Day. Candidates successful at this Assessment Day are then offered a position, subject to receipt of three satisfactory references, relevant safeguarding checks, and proof of identity.
There are a number of roles available:
Centre Manager & Assistant Centre Manager x 2
Responsibility for management of entire site, dealing with accommodation/catering/works/facilities departments in order to ensure the efficient running of the Language Schools.
Excursions & Transportation Manager
Responsibility for the administration of the excursions and transportation of the Summer Language School students, most notably the arrival/departure of students, and the excursions our students are sent on each week.
Social Programme Manager
Responsibility for producing & overseeing the Activity Managers & a programme involving sport/drama/arts & crafts/teambuilding activities, providing optimum entertainment for the age range of students.
Kids’ (8 – 12 years) & Teens (13 – 17 years) Activity Managers
Responsibility for the delivery of the activity programme for 8 – 12 year olds (Kids’) for 13 – 17 year olds (Teens), staff management of Activity Leaders required to deliver programme.
Responsibility for delivering the activity programme to appropriate age groups, with the opportunity to plan & deliver own sessions. Accompanying students on half and full-day excursions, and responsibility for safety and welfare of students in the boarding houses overnight.
All contracts include full board & accommodation.
PLEASE NOTE, THESE ARE NOT TEACHING POSITIONS, AND TO APPLY FOR ONE OF THESE POSITIONS YOU MUST VISIT OUR WEBSITE (link below).
QualificationsPLEASE NOTE, THESE ARE NOT TEACHING POSITIONS, AND TO APPLY FOR ONE OF THESE POSITIONS YOU MUST VISIT OUR WEBSITE.
Salary and BenefitsVaried depending on position
32 College Road
- 0117 3157 143
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- Contact person:
- Brad Clark, Sport & Educational Courses Manager
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