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Activity Leader Eastbourne

Posted on 2024-03-21


Eastbourne, 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.

  • Promoting the activity programme enthusiastically 
  • 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.  
  • Daily maintenance of the activities notice board and sign-up sheets. 
  • Completing risk assessments including any extra risks for individual students 
  • Implementing Health & Safety standards/procedures for each tour/activity/event 
  • Preparing for student arrivals including checking bedrooms are ready. 
  • Meeting and greeting students at the airport and welcoming students to the centre. 
  • Preparing for student departures and seeing students off 
  • Assisting the Activity Manager/ Centre Manager as required  
  • Supervision of students during mealtimes, breaks and free time. 
  • Taking registers for all activities, excursions, and mealtimes 
  • Attending all excursions, activities, and staff meetings 
  • Ensuring the integration of language learning with the social programme 
  • Participating in weekly activity leader development sessions 
  • Participating in formal and informal observations of activity sessions/ walking tours 
  • Assisting group leaders with any special requests  
  • Engaging with students as much as possible and making sure they are happy throughout their stay. 
  • Reporting accidents/ incidents to the Centre Manager and completing necessary documentation.
  • Maintaining adequate levels of student discipline  
  • Keeping your workplace tidy, and resources always organised. 
  • always Wearing the Twin uniform whilst on duty  
  • Any other reasonable/appropriate duties 
Education /Qualification 
  • Educated to GCSE / Leaving Certificate level or similar. 
Skills and Experience
  • Applicants should be at least 18 years old with the necessary maturity to undertake responsibility for groups of students aged between 10 and 18 years old.
Desirable, but not essential:
  • First Aid certificate (such as St John's First Aid at Work or HSE-recognise).
  • Sports coaching qualification. 
  • Lifeguarding licence desirable but not essential (additional payment per session)
  • Experience of supervising/coaching minors 
  • Safeguarding training 
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment 
  • Customer service experience 
  • Ability to speak a second language. 
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment 
  • Experience working as part of a team.
Additional Information
Salary: £12.00 per hour plus holiday pay 
Location: Eastbourne
Contract: 0-hour fixed-term contract  
Hours: Various as required 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. 
Access to Work Scheme  
You can apply for Access to Work if you need support to get back to work. 
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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