Activity Manager

Responsible for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the activity program, including organizing all daytime and evening activities and excursions and ensuring they are run smoothly.


Responsible to: Centre Director

Duties will include:

  • Attending an induction/training sessions
  • Following the Activity Manager handbook and ensuring all policies and procedures are implemented
  • Planning and managing the Activity program
  • Setting up the centre, confirming the activity program and checking equipment and facilities
  • Guiding, supervising and motivating a team of activity leaders and ensuring activities and excursions are run correctly and on time
  • Being present at activities and on excursions if necessary
  • Ensuring the welfare and supervision of students on activities
  • Liaising with the Teaching Manager to ensure a link with the academic program
  • Confirming all facilities and booking details with external suppliers and venues, eg. Entrances, coaches etc
  • Ensuring notice boards are correctly positioned to best promote the day’s events and that they are updated on a daily basis
  • Planning and managing staff rotas to ensure the correct numbers of staff are on duty for each activity and ensuring each activity leader has the correct time off in accordance with their contract of employment
  • Undertaking general administration, including submitting weekly timesheets to head office
  • Carrying out an Activity Leader welcome meeting to include Safeguarding as well as regular Activity Leader observations
  • Carrying out daily meetings with the Activity Leaders and providing guidance where needed
  • Liaising with the Centre Director, Teaching Manager, University Staff and Group Leaders ensuring there are clear channels of communication at all times
  • Ensuring all Activity Staff are aware of the accident and emergency procedures
  • Ensuring a positive and fun working environment


Essential (please do not apply if you do not meet these requirements):

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Native or native level English speaker
  • Based in the US as you will be expected to attend an assessment day and training weekend
  • Ability and confidence to lead and motivate a team
  • Ability to delegate tasks in order to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think on your feet, be proactive and work well in a team
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment and adapt to changes at short notice
  • Approachable, creative, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • DBS Clearance and Basic Safeguarding Awareness Certificate
  • Willingness to act as a Local Designated Safeguarding Person


Desirable:

  • First aid qualification
  • Sports coaching qualifications
  • Experience in leading/training a sports, leisure or similar team
  • Previous experience as an Activity Leader or Manager in a residential role
  • Experience of working with children/teenagers in a similar environment


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