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July Residential Activity Manager

Deadline: Mon 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: Edinburgh.
  • Mackenzie School of English
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 1
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

JULY RESIDENTIAL Activity Manager

Job summary

Are you a highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic leader? Passionate about working with Young Learners from around the world? Looking for an exciting and challenging residential position in July? If so, wed love to hear from you. Mackenzie School of English is now recruiting an Activity Manager to join our residential management team in July.

Details of Position

JULY RESIDENTIAL Activity Manager

Job summary

Are you a highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic leader? Passionate about working with Young Learners from around the world? Looking for an exciting and challenging residential position in July? If so, wed love to hear from you. Mackenzie School of English is now recruiting an Activity Manager to join our residential management team in July.

Details of position

Based in Edinburgh and British Council accredited, we run a successful year-round school and a well-established residential summer centre at Merchiston Castle. This year, Merchiston Castle is once again home to our all-inclusive four week summer residential programme for 12-17 year olds. A highly prestigious boarding school based in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, the extensive campus is only a couple of miles from the city centre and is also the location of the ruins of 13th Century Colinton Castle.

Working at our residential summer school, you will ensure our activity programme is delivered to a high standard by managing activity leaders efficiently and positively, liaising with the Centre Manager and Director of Studies, producing and adjusting rotas for all staff on activities, participating in group leader meetings and dealing with issues regarding activities which are highlighted by feedback. It will also be your responsibility to take an active role in the delivery of the activity programme, provide cover for activity leaders when necessary, fulfil the role of duty manager alongside the Centre Manager and Director of Studies as well as assist in the day-to-day running of the centre. You will also be required participate in the set up and close down of the centre.

Renowned for delivering high standards and paying attention to the finer details, every day is a special day at Mackenzie School of English. Join us to find out how we ensure this holds true for every one of our students on our programmes.

Find out more about our residential centre on our website (link below).

Successful candidates must be available to attend paid induction and training throughout the week beginning 25th June. The Activity Manager will be expected to live on-site from the morning of 30th June 2019.

Qualifications

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. We are not able to sponsor work permit visa applications.

Essential Criteria:

Experience of working with young people

Experience of activity leading

Experience of organising an events/activities programme

Local knowledge

English proficiency

Desirable

A first degree

Experience with summer schools

Level 2 Safeguarding

Emergency First Aid at Work

Flexibility of working hours

Enthusiasm and ability to motivate both staff and students

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task

Ability to cope under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Excellent time management

Mackenzie School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its student and expects all stakeholders to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an internal application form prior to interview. All interviews are face to face or via SKYPE.

Successful applicants will be expected to hold a current PVG or be willing to obtain one. Where appropriate foreign police checks will be required.

Salary and Benefits

All residential positions include free board and accommodation. Employees also receive full role specific comprehensive induction and ongoing continuous professional development.

Attractive starting salary, £450 - £500 Per week based on qualifications and experience

Plus, statutory holiday pay 12.07%

Induction paid at a competitive hourly rate.

Free First Aid qualification

Shared accommodation during induction (twin rooms) From Sunday 30th June free board and en suite single allocated accommodation at residential centre

Please be aware only successful applicants will be contacted

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a two-stage interview process. These interviews are expected to take place in the first week of April.

Successful candidates must be available to attend induction and training from Thursday 27 June, and will be expected to live on-site from the morning of 30th June 2019.

Job Type: Temporary

Qualifications

Management experience

Salary and Benefits

Salary and Benefits

All residential positions include free board and accommodation. Employees also receive full role specific comprehensive induction and ongoing continuous professional development.

Attractive starting salary, £450 - £500 Per week based on qualifications and experience

Plus, statutory holiday pay 12.07%

Induction paid at a competitive hourly rate.

Free First Aid qualification

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