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Residential Activity Leaders or House Managers for international children

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  • United Kingdom: West Sussex.
  • Manor Courses Summer School
  • Number of positions: 14
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position

MC is a family-run International Summer School, specialising in young learners and teens, running Residential English Language Courses since 1970. The summer campus is Hurst College, Hurstpierpoint, W Sussex, near Brighton.

Are you proven to be suitable? Could this be you? We are looking for staff who .....

-flexible in order to meet the aims of MC Summer School (this is residential work, with an average 8hr work per day).
-dedicated to child protection & safeguarding from all kinds of harm.
-willing to undergo a Police / Criminal Record check for suitability to work with children.
-aware of professional boundaries with children
-positive about policies including use of data & devices at work.

-appropriate attitudes for a person in a position of trust.
-UK passport or visa (we cannot obtain Work Permits or Visas).
-degree or relevant training, qualifications, or certificates.
-proven experience of, or desire to, work with both children & international customers.
-IT skills for data management & an insight into data protection.
-proficient English communication.

-awareness of health & safety practices & how to implement them with large groups.
-ability to promote, instruct & supervise sessions in your specialist field of activities.
-ability to manage people and their accommodation preferences.
-ability to monitor & manage childrens behaviour.
-ability to identify & award childrens achievements.

-work & live under pressure in an environment of 300+ children & 60+ staff.
-adapt their professional manner to various cultures, languages & age-groups.
-communicate proficiently in English, using various methods.
-complete in-depth & reflective records of all their work.
-use initiative & intuition at work.
-manage digital data for registers.

Degree Required

Native level English speaker preferred


There are 2 different jobs available. Suitability will be determined by qualifications and experience. Certificates in subjects such as:
welfare support;
sports leadership;
outdoor activities;
child development;
leisure management;

Salary and Benefits

Summer contracts
5th July to 12th Aug 5.5 weeks = £3100
5th July to 5th Aug 4.5 weeks = £2565
5th July to 29th July 3.5 weeks = £2030

Other dates available - choose your dates

Accommodation + full-board provided - above salary has an accommodation cost already deducted.
Training + preparation provided - hours during Induction are paid, and regular admin sessions are scheduled and paid.
Criminal / police record check - if MC do apply, we will pay.
Salary consists of - 3, 4 or 5 weeks pay of average 48 hours per week + 4 days pay for Induction/Welcome/Orientation days.
Salary includes - 0.625 days (5 hours) per week statutory holiday pay.
Contract includes - 1 days off (24hr periods off the rota) per 1 week.
Deductions - N.I./Tax will be subtracted (if applicable) from above salary.

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Job Summary

Throughout a week either Job Role will do some of these:
1-Organise Houses/Bedrooms or Facilities.
2-Promote Daily Activity/Leisure Programme.
3-Develop Students' Skills.
4-Register Attendance; Manage Data.
5-Write/Edit Risk Assessments.
6-Campus Health/Safety Orientation.
7-Supervise Dining Hall Meals.
8-Supervise Morning/Afternoon/Night in Houses.
9-Excursion Duty.
10-Manage Behaviour & Adherence to Policies.
11-Pastoral & Welfare Support.
12-Campus Patrol.
13-Organise & Decorate Houses

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