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London, UK
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Activity Leader/Lifeguard
12 nationwide locations carefully selected and many centres are located on well-known universities, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
Competitive Salary (accommodation available)
Full time
19 Dec 2018
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Embassy Summer Mission

It is our shared goal to ensure that every student leaves our Embassy Summer centres with the following:

Confidence in communicating in English
• A love for the English language and culture
• A feeling of having studied in a safe, secure and tolerant environment
• Engaged in enjoyable activities and excursions that support character development
• Accessed a global community of peers and make friends for life


Activity Leaders are at the forefront of the student experience by delivering high class activities and excursions, ensuring excellence in delivery and student welfare.

Key Responsibilities (Lifeguard):

Up to 3.3 meters

• Supervising swimmers
• Spotting hazards and preventing accidents
• Giving advice on water safety
• Controlling unruly behaviour
• Water rescue
• First aid including CPR

Key Responsibilities (Activity Leader):

• To follow rules and procedures as outlined by host institution/facility
• Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact. 
• Ensure the activities and excursions operates to the highest standards of relevant Health & Safety and safeguarding practices
• Manage and instruct during onsite activities sessions
• Manage and lead offsite excursions which enable the development of students’ Life Skills
• Maximise student satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations.

Specific duties include

• To lead, supervise, motivate & engage students on activities and trips
• To enthusiastically promote the Activity Programme
• To ensure adequate preparation & set up for on/offsite activities
• To prepare, plan & lead students on excursions
• To maintain levels of student discipline, safety and welfare
• To assist in day to day general duties as instructed by senior management
• To work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people
• To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision as requested by the Centre Manager
• To help manage and maintain activity stock, which will include lifting of equipment

Working week:

• 6 days* out of 7 (1 day off per week)
*Maximum weekly hours will be detailed in the Offer Letters


• We offer competitive weekly pay from £303.26 - £404.84 and will discuss this with you at the time of your interview. Full board residential accommodation is available at all of our centres.

Disclosure and Barring Service:

• We will reimburse you the cost of the DBS update fee (£13)
• If you have not signed up to the DBS update service, our Safer Recruitment Officer will discuss this with you.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Embassy Summer team.
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