Activity Instructor

with NSX Adventure

newspaper Sports Summer Camp
location UK
start date Please ask for details
salary Between £335.73-£455.99 per week based on 48 hour week
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

WE have Fantastic experience in the field and have recently rebranded with new investment so looking to open new revenue chains and expand the business after coming out of a tough covid period.


Activity Instructor

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

Introduce guests to a variety of indoor/outdoor activities, delivered in a safe and enjoyable activity sessions of approximately 12 students per group. We will train you in National Governing Body awards for such activities as Kayaking, Archery, any rope activities training will then be assessed by an external assessor. You will also complete in-house training for many more activities broadening your own experience and developing numerous transferable skills to prepare you for term time and summer group visits.

You will also be responsible for the pastoral care of the guests, organising evening entertainment and liaising with the visiting group teachers/leaders.



ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

You must:

Be passionate about working with children and young adults.
Attend internal and external training courses organised by Xplore.
Support children in non-activity time with their needs.
Be friendly, energetic, enthusiastic and have the ability to relate to young people.
Be familiar with your responsibilities in line with the company Welfare Policy & Prevent Strategy and pro-actively enforce these principles while working for Xplore.
Lead excursions, overseeing that groups depart/arrive on time, ensuring entrance times are met. Oversee the safety, security and well-being of the children, young people and accompanying adults, under your control at all times.
Take responsibility for an activity area that you are competent in and ensure that Xplore guidelines are adhered to.
Manage the safety and well-being of children and young people, under your supervision at all times.
Be flexible and understanding with working hours of the day, to meet the demands of the job and be willing to go ‘that extra mile’!
Deliver activities, which you will be trained and assessed in.
Be familiar with the site specific Xplore Health & Safety Policy Statement and Company Culture to observe safe working methods.
Plan appropriately for the activities that you are timetabled for.
Follow the systems in place for equipment management and record keeping.
Protect and maintain all properties belonging to the company.
At least once per week carry out the duties for ‘Duty Instructor’:
Patrol the building after lights out to ensure all the children are settled
Secure the building
Check in with group teachers/leaders
Check communal rooms and external facilities.
Supervise the orderly conduct of meals.
Report any incidents to senior staff.
Assist any person requiring medical treatment or refer to a qualified First Aider.
Assist in the changeovers for the arrival/departure of groups in ‘whatever’ capacity is required.
Report any accident or near miss occurrence.
Report faults on machinery, activity equipment, fabric of the building and vehicles.
Assist in the checking and maintaining of activity equipment according to In-House training.
Assist in the moving of equipment to/from centres and the set-up, takedown of that equipment when necessary.
Gain satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance and references.
We are looking for:

A confident and clear communicator.
An energetic, enthusiastic, fun personality with the ability to relate to children and young people.
Ability to instruct dynamic activities.
Willingness to learn.
Attention to detail and good organisation skills.
Flexible and adaptable approach to work.
Be part of a busy centre team.
Committed to delivering exceptional customer service.



our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Great Opportunity to test yourself and travel UK to different locations.
Gain experience working with young people and delivering an activity.
Full insurance and training provided
Chance to gain great people skills working with colleagues and customers

 




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