Camp Manager

Recruiter
Fit for Sport
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£8.50 - £10/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Camp Manager - coaching, sport development, activities, childcare, arts and crafts

Exciting Opportunity Available to manage our Holiday Camp in Milton Keynes!

Location: Woughton Leisure Centre (MK6 5EJ)

Salary: £8.50 to £10.00 per hour (based on experience and qualifications)

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about sport?

Do you want a career where you can change children's lives through activity and promoting healthy lifestyle?

Do you want to join a market-leading company in coaching and sport?

Who are Fit For Sport?

We are the UK's leaders with 25 years’ experience developing children's health and activity levels, by running a number of school and leisure centre services. We are dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles to children and their families.

The job role:

• Manage holiday Camp on a day‐to‐day basis. Implementing appropriate operational procedures for the Camp this should include opening and closing, setting up safe children’s play areas, activity programme, cleanliness, and regulations/rules within the venue.
• Provide accurate booking service for the Kids Camp including trips/excursions and parent consent.
• Learn all operational aspects in line with provisions of the Children’s Act/OFSTED Regulations. Providing relevant documents and arrangements as required.
• Motivate and inspire children aged from 4 up to 12 years of age
• Planning and leading exciting activity programmes for children using FFS resources
• Attend departmental meetings, providing reports regarding Kids Camps within your site. Lead regular meetings within own site. Ensure standards are maintained across the team.
• Managing, developing and mentoring a team which consist of Activity Leaders and Activity Assistants
• Engage with parents and teachers on a regular basis in order to maintain relationships and have the opportunity to engage more children through physical activity
• Maintain stock levels and maintenance of all FFS equipment.
• Provide personnel reports on Absenteeism (sickness, holidays).

Requirements for the role:

Desirable:

• Be well organised and demonstrate strong leadership and management skills
• To be able to work effectively in teams and as an individual, always maintain a professional approach to work
• Be a positive role model at all times and have the ability to make learning and work fun
• To able to drive and travel to Pinner with potential opportunity to look after another site

Essential:

• Experience supervising children in a camp/ or a leisure centre environment
• Minimum of Level 2 in Sports Coaching, Activity Leadership or Child Care (relevant degree routes accepted).
• Possess managerial background demonstrating planning and coordinating skills

Benefits:

• Monday to Friday work with flexible hours
• You’ll have access to our pension & death in service schemes
• Discount on access to our services for your children – if you have any!
• Access to the cycle to work scheme
• Company Uniform provided free of charge
• Our Accredited Training Academy with provide Training once in the role which includes training on the job and a Level 2 Activity Leadership Qualification
• Opportunity to complete a Paediatric First Aid Course
• Access to a range of Professional Development Training, Including Core Modules such as Safeguarding Children and the Common Core
• We will pay to sign you up to the DBS Update Service