What can you expect from working for Embassy Summer?
A summer filled with a wide range of activities and excursions and the opportunity to teach and inspire a truly global group of young people. At Embassy Summer we are looking for motivated and dynamic people to join our summer teams in a number of roles across our UK and US centres. Whether you are an EFL Teacher, or looking to work as an Activity Leader, Look no further!
We have a wide range of roles available within each of our summer centres
We value your loyalty to Embassy Summer and your experience
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Here is a little reminder of our Company Mission
Embassy Summer Mission:
It is our shared goal to ensure that every student leaves our Embassy Summer centres with the following:
Confidence in communication in English
A love for the English language and culture
A feeling of having studied in a safe, secure and tolerant environment
Engaged in enjoyable activities and excursions that support character development
Accessed a global community of peers and make friends for life
As an Embassy Summer Activity Leader, you will be at the forefront of developing students' Life Skills by providing instruction, guiding and coaching.
Together with your centre team, you will be responsible for maximising both students and Group Leader satisfaction, ensuring that we meet or exceed expectations, whilst working within pre-determined budgets.
Activity Leader duties include:
To lead, supervise, motivate and engage students on activities and trips
To enthusiastically promote the Activity Programme
To ensure adequate preparation and set up for on / offsite activities
To prepare, plan and lead students on excursions
To maintain levels of discipline, safety and welfare
To assist in day to day general duties as instructed by senior management
To work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people
To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision as requested by the Centre Manager
To complete 'prep time' in accordance with the requirement outlined by the line managers to benefit the delivery of the activity and excursion programme
To help manage and maintain activity stock, which will include lifting and carrying equipment
To assist and engage students with activities and excursions through the use of the Embassy Summer app
What qualifications are required?
Educated to A-Level or equivalent (Essential)
Valid First Aid certificate (Desirable)
Specialism in sports coaching, drama and dance (Desirable)
What experience is required?
ALL Activity Leaders are expected to demonstrate:
Experience / or interest in working with young people (Essential)
Experience of working in a summer school environment (Desirable)
What skills are required?
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Ability to motivate and engage students
Ability to deal with complexity and resolve problems and issues
Ability to work under pressure
In accordance with our Company Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to academic, welfare and safeguarding matters, you will need to demonstrate:
The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
A positive attitude to the sue of authority and maintaining discipline
A high level of attention to detail
What training will be offered to Returning Activity Leaders?
Pre-arrival online training
Centre induction on arrival
Role specific manual
Opportunity to shadow managers and career progression
6 days out of 7 (1 day off per week)
44 hours per week (including preparation time)
From £303.26 per week (inclusive of holiday pay)
£44.80 deduction per week for residential accommodation (if required)
Disclosure and Barring Service:
If you have subscribed to the DBS update service, we will reimburse the £13 annual renewal fee.
If you did not subscribe to this service, we will need to apply for a new DBS for you. Our Safer Recruitment Officer will discuss this with you.
We look forward to having you back on the Embassy Summer team