Oxford Active

Camp Team Leader - Wokingham

Wokingham, Berkshire
£80 per day
16 Oct 2017
13 Nov 2017
Job Type
Full Time

School Holidays Camp Team Leader - Holme Grange Holiday Camp, Wokingham


Oxford Active runs children's holiday camps in every school holiday at school sites throughout Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire for children aged 3 – 14 years.

We need experienced, reliable and enthusiastic staff to join our team to run fun, exciting activities, and keep children safe in a stimulating and caring environment.

Job Purpose

To be responsible for the day-to-day organisation and operation of all children and staff related to a particular year group at Holiday Camp.  To ensure that the highest possible standards are met, children are kept happy and safe, all their learning and development needs are met and that parents receive regular and accurate feedback.

Hours: 8am - 6pm, school holidays only

Job Duties

  • Oversee the planning of a varied programme of activities suitable for the age range you are responsible for.
  • Lead and take part in a daily programme of activities which children will find fun and challenging
  • Supervise the team of staff working in your age group to ensure the highest standards are maintained and all children’s needs are met
  • Ensure that all staff are familiar with and stick to the daily routine and are familiar with and understand all relevant policies, procedures and risk assessments
  • Ensure that staff clean and tidy all facilities and equipment every day
  • Attend daily briefing sessions and liaise with Oxford Active Camp Manager as necessary

Health and Safety

  • Be aware of and understand the relevant Ofsted requirements and standards
  • Be familiar with risk assessments and assist with updates as necessary
  • Administer first aid as appropriate
  • Know and understand Oxford Active’s safeguarding policy and ensure it is adhered to at all times
  • Carry out all responsibilities and activities within an equal opportunities framework
  • Work within agreed policies and procedures.

Person Specification

  • Experience of working with 3 – 14 year old children in a play or sports environment
  • An appropriate qualification (eg Playwork, Childcare or Sports Leadership) at Level 3 is desirable but not essential
  • Must be prepared to attend regular in-house training as well as First Aid, Safeguarding and other relevant courses as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, particularly with children
  • Leadership skills, previous camp experience, enthusiasm and a positive attitude essential
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team
  • All staff need to pass strict safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure

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