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3 May 2022

Temporary SUMMER ACTIVITY LEADERS AND WELFARE LEADERS

British Study Centres Young Learners – Posted by Recruitment Team Malta, San Ġwann

Job Description

SUMMER ACTIVITY LEADERS AND WELFARE LEADERS WANTED FOR BSC YOUNG LEARNERS ***01/07/22 – 14/08/22***

GREAT THINGS START HERE!  BSC Young Learners (BSC YL) runs English language learning courses across the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta and France for International students aged 8-17 years old.

BSC YL is a British Council accredited organisation (UK centres) based in Brighton which has been an ELT industry leader since the 1930’s.  BSC YL’s summer language centres offer students an excellent Academic programme, an exciting social programme alongside a carefully planned pastoral care programme to help provide unforgettable experiential learning experiences for international young learners.

We’re currently looking for an enthusiastic, fun, energetic and responsible Activity Leaders (AL) and Welfare Leaders (WL) to collaborate to lead our social programmes and to provide exemplary pastoral care at our summer schools.

ACTIVITY LEADER AND WELFARE LEADER POSITIONS AND BSC YL CENTRES

BSC YL’s summer language centres offer students an excellent Academic programme, an exciting social programme and the chance to make memories they will never forget. Our Activity Leaders and Welfare Leaders are required to be energetic, responsible and collaborative team players Managers* to help bring these memories to life by helping to organise our programmes and to safeguard young learners during onsite activities and off-site excursions as well as providing exemplary pastoral care at our residences or low season homestay centres.

For full details of our centres and their programmes, please visit our website:  International Summer Schools in the UK & Ireland | Young Learners (british-study.com)

WHAT DO ACTIVITY LEADERS AND WELFARE LEADERS DO?

Activity Leaders and Welfare Leaders must work side-by-side to throughout the season with lots of crossover duties.

Activity Leaders

BSC YL Activity Leaders will support (and report to) the Activity Manager to run a successful social programme by ensure that students are motivated, on time for sessions and kept safe during this time. Activity Leaders will also plan fun and engaging activities at our residence in the evenings as well as lead excursions close to the course town.

Duties include:

· leading a smooth, varied and fun social programme

· take activity attendances (on-site activities, evening and excursions)

· motivating and supervising students

· ensuring Activity Packs are thoroughly planned and carried out

· adhering to social programme risk assessments

· Following Covid19 protocols as instructed by Centre Management

· Supervise students during meal times, curfews and break times

· Follow all BSC YL Safeguarding Policies and Procedures

· Covering Welfare Leader duties to cover ‘WL’ days off

Welfare Leaders

BSC YL Welfare Leaders will support (and report to) the Welfare Manager to focus on the care, safety and wellbeing of students at the residence whilst helping to implement rules, policies and procedures. The Welfare Leader will act as the ‘welfare’ contact for their designated student house at the residence.

Duties include:

· ensuring student pastoral care ratios and supervision remain consistent,

· take house attendances (in student houses, meal time, wake up, lights out and night duty)

· planning and maintaining their House Files and adhering to pastoral care risk assessments

· carry daily House Inspections (of communal areas)

· ensure cleaning and laundry schedules are followed

· being aware of all student special requirements

· following all health & safety protocols, emergency and Covid19 procedures as per instructed by the Centre Management

· Lead evening ‘Student Welfare’ counselling sessions

· Covering Activity Leader duties to cover ‘AL’ days off

**The full job description is available on our website -https://www.british-study.com/en/learners/young-learners/

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The ideal Activity Leader and Welfare Leader candidates will have experience (or an interest) mentoring young learners, a genuine interest in Sport/Music or Arts with an energetic and caring nature to ensure our students remain happy and safe during their time with BSC Young Learners.

Activity Leaders/Welfare Leaders should:

· Have the full right to work in the UK

· Be available throughout July and August

· Be able to commit for the duration of the season

· Be motivated, energetic and responsible

· Care about the welfare of Young Learners

· Have a decent local knowledge of Manchester and its surroundings

· Be a team player

· Be flexible

· Be willing to learn throughout their contracts

***All successful candidates will need to pass 2 stages of recruitment to include a 1st Stage interview before attending a 2nd stage virtual ‘BSC YL Assessment Day’ in which you will have a chance to meet other prospective candidates, ask questions about what to expect and gain more insight into how the centres work.*

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS AND GENERAL CONDITIONS?

  • Competitive weekly salary
  • Accommodation and food are provided (3 meals per day) (Only residential positions)
  • 42-45 hours per week (with 1 full day off per week. To be agreed at the centre.)
  • All excursions and attraction entrances are included (whilst working the respective shift)
  • Working hours may be unsociable due to evening activities, night duty the times of student arrivals and departures and emergency situations
  • A professional reference provided as well as opportunities for continuous professional development(CPD)

Safeguarding at BSC YL

BSC YL is committed to safeguarding and maintaining the welfare of children. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy:

Two references (including most recent employer) will be followed up and all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.

Reference requests ask specifically whether there’s any reason that they shouldn’t be employed in situations where they’ve been responsible for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.

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 check (DBS, PVG or Garda) before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Proof of identity and qualifications will be required at the interview stage.  Only those with the right to work in Malta are eligible for any BSC YL position.

Every team member will partake in English UK training to Level 1 and Prevent training prior to working with Young Learners.

Our Company Values

Aim Higher: We proactively make suggestions and solutions for challenges and opportunities.

Collaborate: We are team players -we treat everyone with respect and understand that we succeed collectively, not as individuals.

Communicate: We communicate in a timely way with clarity, respect and transparency.

Customer Focus: We seek to provide consistent high-quality experiences that customers will remember.

Employee Focus: We seek to reward and recognise excellence and innovation within our employees.

 

To apply, please email:  [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


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