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Activity Leaders (year round)

Posted on 2024-02-02


Greenwich, United Kingdom
Job Description
Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life-enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

To deliver a high-quality activity and excursion programme; ensure integration of language learning with the social program; maintain proper levels of student safety, discipline, and welfare. Follow the rules of safeguarding during the delivery of activities. Liaise with other activity leaders and staff members from other departments in order to be able to deliver quality sessions of the highest standard with safety in mind.

  • Attending an on-site staff induction
  • Preparing and planning activities and excursions in advance
  • Leading and delivering activities and excursions, including optional extra excursions if necessary.
  • Completing risk assessments including any extra risks for individual students
  • Implementing Health & Safety standards/procedures for each tour/activity/event
  • Taking instructions from the student service manager and working together to find solutions to a potential problem.
  • Supervision of under 18 students always during the activities.
  • Taking registers for all activities, excursions, and mealtimes, paying special attention to minors
  • Ensuring the integration of language learning with the social programme by following the words mentioned on the risk assessment.
  • Participating in formal and informal observations of activity sessions
  • Assisting group leaders with any special requests where appropriate
  • Reporting accidents/ incidents to the student services manager and completing necessary documentation.
  • Maintaining adequate levels of student discipline
  • Wearing the Twin lanyard provided by student services throughout the activities and whilst on duty.
  • Any other reasonable/appropriate duties
  • Communicating with the student services manager regarding any safeguarding concerns or issues that are raised.
  • Taking initiative and using creativity to engage students in the activity.
Education /Qualification 
  • Educated to GCSE level
  • HSE-recognised First Aid certificate (such as St John's First Aid at Work) is desirable.
  • Lifeguarding licence desirable
  • Sports coaching qualifications are desirable
Skills and Experience
  • Applicants should be at least 18 years old with the necessary maturity to undertake responsibility for groups of students aged 10-13, 14-15, 16-17 and 18+ years old.
Desirable, but not essential:
  • Experience in supervising minors
  • Safeguarding training
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to speak a second language.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Experience working as part of a team
Additional Information
Salary: £15 per hour
Location: ECL
Contract:  Temporary  
Hours: Various including evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays.

Please Note:  
The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK. 
Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, depending on the role itself. 
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a one-hour online safeguarding training prior to commencing employment.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. 

Disability Confident Employer 
Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme.  
If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place.  
We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed. 

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You can apply using the online service or apply by phoning Jobcentre Plus on: 
Telephone: 0800 121 7479 
Textphone: 0800 121 7579 


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