vacancy details

Sports Instructor

Company:
Base Camps

Location:
Venues across East Anglia

Benefits:
£253 - £320 per week

Start:
July

Duration:
Summer 5 weeks

Description

Are you interested in gaining experience within the UK’s number one company for childcare during the school holidays? Do you have what it takes to deliver a range of sports activities to children of all ages?

If you would like an exciting challenge within a fun and rewarding environment we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Reporting to your Camp Manager, a Sports Instructor will be assigned to lead a group of children through a range of different activities, focusing heavily on sports. Sports Instructors will be required to adapt their skills and experiences to working with children of a variety of ages, backgrounds and abilities whilst catering for their individual needs.

Duties include:

  • Adhere to policies and procedures to ensure the children in your care have a fun & stimulating time in a safe environment
  • Plan and deliver a variety of activities with structure and enthusiasm whilst encouraging the maximum participation of the children
  • Ensure that the pastoral needs of the children in your care are well-catered through active supervision and care throughout the day including breaks and lunch times
  • Manage the exchange of relevant information regarding the children to their parents
  • Demonstrate continuous respect for the host venue and Super Camps resources through adhoc duties such as cleaning and kit maintenance

Days: Monday – Friday during school holidays (part seasons considered).

Hours: 8am – 5.30pm / 8.30am – 6pm dependent on shift with a half hour unpaid lunch break

Selection & Appointment Process: Short listed candidates will be invited to a telephone interview and if selected will be required to complete the Super Camps pre-camp training programme. All appointments are subject to satisfactory training attendance, references and DBS Status.

Requirements

It is essential that candidates:

  • Are over the age of 18 and have the right to work in the UK
  • Are highly motivated and responsible individuals who are able to demonstrate a mature and professional attitude to their employment
  • Have relevant experience working within the childcare industry and are capable of leading a group of children
  • Are highly organised with superb communication skills and an enthusiastic approach to the role
  • Have experience and interest in coaching sports
  • Are able to flexibly adapt to effectively deal with sometimes unpredictable challenges within the childcare industry

It is highly desirable that candidates:

  • Are qualified or studying towards a relevant teaching or sports coaching qualification
  • Hold a 12 hr paediatric first aid qualification
  • Hold a previous DBS check which is registered on the DBS Update Service
  • Have knowledge and previous training in safeguarding and child protection
  • Have experience working within a camp environment or similar




Super Camps run multi activity day camps for children aged 4 - 14 years and we pride ourselves on delivering exciting camps that children love and parents trust. As the leading provider in this field our fun-packed camps are located in over 70 venues nationwide where our reputation for high quality childcare depends on the utmost professionalism and hard work of our on-camp staff.

We run at some of the best school venues in the UK with outstanding facilities that enable us to offer a varied timetable jam packed with exciting activities.

Why Work for Super Camps?
Super Camps offer full in-house training by our experienced training team You will meet and work with like-minded individuals You will gain experience in a well-respected and well-known company within the industry We are flexible if you're only looking for part time work Impress us on camp and there's the opportunity to work with us for many seasons to come Add something great to your CV and apply to join the Super Camps team today.
 
Where are our Camps?
We run activity camps during the school holidays throughout the year in the following areas:
Avon  Berkshire
Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Cornwall
Croydon
Dorset
Essex
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester
Hampshire
Hertfordshire
Kent London
Middlesex
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Oxfordshire
Shropshire
Somerset
Surrey
Sussex
Warwickshire
West Midlands
Wiltshire
Worcestershire

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