Centre Manager

Deadline: Wed 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Oxford, Wokingham
  • Varsity International
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Details of Position

The role of Centre Manager (CM) is to oversee the day-to-day running of the centre. The CM is responsible for managing and implementing the company’s policies and procedures and overseeing all areas of a Varsity residential course. The main aim of the programme is to achieve full integration between International and British children, who will also be attending camp.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Be the first port of call for all centre staff including Activity Instructors and TEFL teachers.
2. Liaise with head office staff (Operations Manager and Academic Manager) to ensure the centre runs smoothly in all areas.
3. Rota all staff for activities to ensure supervision ratios are kept to at all times.
4. Act as a representative of the company to the host school, dealing with problems as they arise through liaising with the host college, and head office where appropriate.
5. Implement weekly activity and excursion programmes.
6. Manage on-site finances and maintain an up to date spreadsheet of on-site budget.
7. At all times behave in a manner that reflects the expectations of Varsity International.
8. Show the required energy, enthusiasm and professionalism for the duration of the season, acting as an ambassador for Varsity International and behaving as a suitable role model for children.

This is by no means an exhaustive list and other duties may arise during the contract period.

Hours: Centre Managers receive one day off per week on average. The nature of the job requires Centre Managers to be flexible and willing to address situations whenever they arise. Hours can be unsocial and may include early/late starts and split shifts. Centre Managers must remain on call in their accommodation buildings at night time except on their days off.


As part of our Safeguarding procedures, applicants are asked to note that:
• references will be followed up;
• all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily;
• proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required;
• reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18;
• appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.
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 Service (DBS) check before the appointment is confirmed.


• Experience of residential management positions, preferably in a summer school/ language school.
• Experience working with international students preferred.
• Degree.
• Flexible, team player, able to adapt to dynamic situations and challenges on camp.

Salary and Benefits

£650 per week plus holiday pay

Company Details

Varsity International
More Company Information
Compass House
Farmoor Court, Farmoor
United Kingdom
01865 582639
Click here to visit the Varsity International website
Contact person:
Charlotte Sabin, Academic Manager

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