United Adventure Camps

Full Time English Language Teacher / Activity Leader

Leeds, West Yorkshire   |   Seasonal

Teachers are required to plan and teach effective EFL lessons, complete relevant administration and participate fully in the activities and excursions.

Essential qualities and skills: 

  • Eligibility to work full time in the UK
  • Native English speaker / near native level of English
  • Educated to degree level
  • CELTA / Trinity Cert TESOL / Qualified Teacher Status in English or Modern Languages
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • A desire to work with young people from different cultures
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy working as part of a team

Desirable qualities and skills:

  • Knowledge of the local area 
  • Previous experience of summer schools or working with young people
  • Creative ideas
  • Willingness to learn and adopt new teaching methods

This role requires someone who will be free during the school holidays when camps operate and during the Summer (minimum of 3 consecutive weeks)

Duties:

  • Comply with the Teacher handbook 
  • Responsible for reading and adhering to the Operations and Safeguarding Handbook and maintaining good standards of Health and Safety at all times. 
  • Safeguard the welfare and protection of the students in accordance with our Safeguarding Policy 
  • Attend the staff induction and assist with the centre set up as required 
  • Meet and greet students at the airport and accompany them to the Centre as required 
  • Assist with the placement testing and the marking of tests 
  • Attend and contribute positively to all staff meetings 
  • Prepare lessons to a high standard to suit the needs of the students using the materials provided 
  • Create a positive learning environment and take all necessary measures to ensure students get the most out of the lessons and enjoy themselves 
  • Place great emphasis on oral communication both inside and outside the classroom 
  • Maintain discipline and ensure that students understand what they have to do 
  • Complete all class registers, work records, reports and certificates as required 
  • Feedback regularly to your Site Manager 
  • Complete exit feedback at the end of your contract
  • Be punctual for all lessons, activities and excursions 
  • Be observed by the Site Manager / Academic Manager and by other interested parties where advance warning is given 
  • Organise and supervise sports, activities, excursions and mealtimes as required on a rota basis #
  • Ensure the success of the activities by participating fully and encouraging the involvement of students 
  • Integrate the excursions into the classroom using link lessons 
  • Read, understand and sign off to all risk assessments for excursions 
  • Lead excursions when required and ensure the safety and welfare of students at all times 
  • Ensure that all activity equipment and materials are in place for the start of an activity and returned at the end 
  • Dress appropriately at all times 
  • Maintain an entirely professional manner at all times and in all dealings with students, group leaders and staff 
  • Deal quickly and effectively with student and group leader queries and where necessary report any problems to the appropriate member of the management team 
  • Maintain the good name and reputation of United Education at all times

About the role

As part of the United Adventure Camps management team, the Regional Manager has overall responsibility for a number of United Adventure Camps within a geographical area.  The Regional Manager’s primary role is to manage, support and audit a group of camps. Reporting to the Head of Operations, Regional Managers are the link between Head Office personnel and Site Managers.

As a Regional Manager you should be able to be the first point of contact to managers in your region for troubleshooting, dealing with recruitment problems, responding to incidents and providing advice. You’ll also deliver staff induction training in camps where there is a new Site Manager, prior to camps starting as well as supporting all Site Managers providing them with feedback and carrying out work reviews.

Being a Regional Manager, you must hold a full driving licence, have access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to travel. (Travel costs are reimbursed)

Why work for United Adventure Camps?

  • Earn money and gain valuable experience doing something you love
  • Help to contribute to our mission of getting children across the UK active
  • Have overall responsibility for a number of United Adventure Camps within a geographic area (4-10 camps)

Locations

England

Dates

February, Easter, May, Summer and October Half Term School Holidays

About United Adventure Camps

Our Proposition: Empowering the next generation through education, language, leadership, growth and ingenuity

Our Vision: Empowering the next generation to live extraordinary lives

Attitude and Culture: Be accepting. Be yourself. Be ambitious. Be effective. Be efficient. Be a team player. Be human


How to apply 


Firstly, upload your CV in PDF format. Include links to work samples. 


Send your video cover letter. Record yourself speaking in a 3-minute video and upload it to YouTube, send the link with your CV. Tell us about your mission in life and how you grow yourself each day on the path towards it. How does United Adventure Camps fit into that journey?


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