Castelfiorentino, Poggibonsi
Pubblicato 1 mese fa

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to organise and manage own work,
  • Ability to communicate effectively,
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change and be flexible,
  • Demonstrate initiative towards taking on extra tasks,
  • Enjoy working with children and teenagers from different cultures,
  • Ability to address large groups of young people,
  • Good problem-solving skills,
  • Maintain a smart personal appearance.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of working with children,
  • Previous summer school experience,
  • Previous activity leading experience.



A well-organised and well-implemented activity programme is crucial to the success of a summer school and proactive, enthusiastic, motivated Activity Leaders are integral to the high standards of service Leomilla Language schools provide to their clients. If appointed you will be expected to plan, organise, and promote activities and excursions, as well as encouraging and motivating students to participate so that they get the full benefit from their stay.

An outlined activity programme is prepared and coordinated by the Activity and Excursion Manager(s). Activity Leaders are responsible for promoting, organising and running all activities and events, both on and off campus, under the guidance of the Activity and Excursion Manager(s). They may also need to supervise other staff when leading activities and excursions, encouraging them to take a full and active part.

Activity Leaders work a five-day week and receive two full days off per week. Duties include, but are not exclusive to, the following: planning and leading activities and excursions, welfare and supervision duties. The time allocated to each of these tasks will be at the discretion of the management team at the centre. You must be flexible and willing to undertake any task as directed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To have read and understood the staff handbook and be fully conversant with our policies for the welfare and protection of children. At all times whilst on duty, staff are responsible for the care, welfare and safety of students whilst ensuring they are following the school’s rules.
  2. Thoroughly preparing for activity sessions; preparation time can be considerable if you are to ensure the success of the timetabled session. This involves:
    – Planning and promoting the activity
    – Having considered all potential hazards concerning Health & Safety according to the guidelines laid down, make necessary provisions to avoid accidents
    – Knowing necessary instructions/directions before session start time
    – Having all the equipment and materials, if appropriate, set up before students arrive
    – Packing away all equipment and materials, and tidying up the activity space
  3. Actively encouraging the involvement of students in activities/events and leading by example.
  4. Ensuring events are promoted effectively and that students sign up in advance.
  5. Looking after the materials/equipment and ensuring they are returned at the end of each activity.
  6. Ensuring that listed students are present at activity programme sessions and maintaining accurate registers of their attendance.
  7. Providing feedback on the programme for the Activity/Excursion Manager.
  8. Generally caring for the welfare of all students, particularly our younger students.
  9. Escorting groups on local walks and excursions and ensuring the safety and welfare of the students, as well as providing them with information to help them get the maximum benefit from their stay.
  10. Assisting with centre administration and other general tasks on the course as directed.
  11. Assisting in closing the centre and returning equipment.
  12. Assisting with the supervision of lunch/dinner and interacting with the students.
  13. Additional duties as required.
Positions available in: Poggibonsi and Castelfiorentino
Accommodation: Not Included
Duration: Summer 2024
Reports to: Activities & Excursion Manager

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