Children's Club Manager - Europe

Employer
Neilson Active Holidays
Location
Work in Europe!
Salary
Up to £1000 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package
Closing date
29 Apr 2021

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Sector
Childcare jobs, Kids Activity Coordinator, Nursery Nurse
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Job Details

Children's Club Manager - Europe

Job Title: Children’s Club Manager

Location:  European Beach Resorts

Department: Neilson Summer

Dates: April – November

Reports to: Activity Manager/ Children’s Club Operations Manager

Salary: Up to £1000 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package

A leader, a grafter and a holiday fun maker! This sums up our Neilson Childcare Managers. They lead from the front, and never afraid to get stuck in.

The kid’s team are big, loud, proud, and one of the largest throughout our resorts, and these teams are made up of a whole host of different personalities.

As a Children’s Club Manager, you’ll need to embrace every single member of your team to ensure that they are reaching their full potential.

It’s all Go-Go-Go! The kids are full of energy, and so is our children’s club programme. Our Club Managers need to be able to think on their feet and take on whatever gets thrown their way. More often than not, this is usually, paint, chocolate or glitter!

Cool, Calm and Collected! Our Children’s clubs make our holidays extra special. The ability to be organised is key to making sure that our clubs remain at the top of their game.

Being a Children’s Club Manager is more than just a job; it’s a lifestyle. You’ll be a Superhero to the children (and their parents) with your enthusiasm, your professionalism and friendly charm.

It’s all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play!

You’ll be based in one of our beautiful European Neilson beach clubs where we operate the following different clubs:

  • Starfish crèche (4-23 months)
  • Sea Urchins (two and three years old)
  • Sea Badgers (four and five years old)
  • Surfbusters (six and seven years old)
  • Sharksters (eight and nine years old)
  • Stingrays (10 and 11 years old)
  • Surf Squad (12 and 13 years old)
  • Wave Riders (14 and 15 years old)
  • TAG (16 and 17 years old)

We’re always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and always give our guests confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • To be professional in your appearance
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and an excellent standard of customer service at all times
  • Create and deliver a daytime/evening activity programme for babies and children aged from 4months – 17yrs
  • Ensure that all activities are fun, engaging, and age-appropriate for each of the individual children’s clubs making the best use of the environment and equipment available
  • Make sure that Health and Safety requirements are always considered
  • Ensure that your team meets with parents daily and encourage open communication to discuss the individual needs of each child
  • Ensure that your team organise appropriate snacks and meals for the children & teenagers
  • Ensure that your team keep the crèche, clubrooms, equipment, and toys clean, well maintained, and sterilised where appropriate
  • Ensure that your team take personal responsibility for the security of Neilson equipment and the satisfactory appearance of Neilson sites
  • To practically help coordinate the set up of the crèche, activity rooms and hotel at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season
  • Train, motivate and appraise the children’s club team to ensure the highest levels of service, and coordinate and deliver a training programme assuming responsibility for the development of the children’s club team
  • Develop positive working relationships with all departments
  • Help organise and host social events, deliver briefings and positively interact with guests at all times
  • Be prepared to move between different resorts according to the operational needs of the business and to fulfil your contractual end date
  • To be flexible working with other age groups in low season
  • Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your manager

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • First Aid certificate that is valid for the duration of your contract – This should be a minimum 6-hour practical course providing a certificate that is valid in the workplace (A Paediatric First Aid course would be preferable; however, this is not essential)
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working with children in an active environment
  • Experience running an extensive children’s club programme and managing a team
  • Previous responsibility for safety standards
  • Previous customer service experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and age-appropriate children’s club activities
  • Skilled at creating and organising a multifaceted children’s club activity programme
  • Extensive knowledge of the current Neilson children’s club programme
  • In-depth understanding of current child protection policies
  • Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management, and other staff
  • Ability to lead, motivate, train a team and maintain effective working relationships
  • The ability to confidently hold a conversation in English 

Personal Qualities:

  • Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Clean and tidy appearance

Company

If you've got the passion, we've got the opportunity!

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job, it's a lifestyle! It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun and there's always plenty of time to play!

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact, that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Who Are Neilson Active Holidays?

We are proud to be one of the leading active holiday specialists and have been delivering awesome holidays for over 40 years.

Year after year our guest’s love to return to our resorts to experience the expertise of our resort teams, whether it’s for a top-notch sailing lesson from our qualified RYA instructors, a delicious cocktail freshly served by our experienced bar team or to hit the slopes with one of our Neilson Mountain Experts.

Bring your passion to our team!

You'll need to be a strong, natural communicator who is able to build rapport with ease and interact confidently with both our guests and other staff members alike.

Neilson Active Holidays is bursting at the seams with opportunities to fine tune your talents and the experiences that you will take away from working anywhere within our programme will stand you in great stead for the future.

In addition to all of this, you'll be able to master some amazing activity sports along the way!

Who are we looking for?

  • Those with a great sense of humour!
  • Likeable, charismatic, individuals with bags of character and contagious enthusiasm!
  • Those who can demonstrate the desire to get involved, enhance their skills and share their expertise!
  • Genuine personalities, those that are kind, friendly and helpful in their nature!
  • People who can bring a bit of individual magic to our award-winning team!
  • Grafters that are not scared of hard work, they strive to be the best and can have lots of fun whilst they do it!
  • Those with a great work ethic and the right attitude!
  • Problem solvers that are responsible, punctual and have the ability to use their common sense!
  • Well mannered and positive in their outlook on life!

Training, Development And Career Progression

We want to develop our staff, provide opportunities to learn new skills and give you the chance to follow in the footsteps of many senior Neilson managers who have worked through the ranks with great success.

We have former chalet hosts are now in charge of the largest hotels in our programme and former windsurfing instructors who are now the operational/commercial masterminds behind the development of our biggest products.

If you are happy to put in the hard work and thrive under pressure, we can offer you a challenging and very rewarding career.

The Neilson team are the backbone of the business and we want to be a great company to work for. We listen to what our team have to say and constantly strive to make everything the best it can be. We will ensure that you're properly trained in all aspects of your role in order to meet the expectations of our guests and satisfy all legal requirements.

The Recruitment Process

Working for Neilson is more than a job, it's a lifestyle. It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love and we are always looking for the best people to join our team.

If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to hear from you, so kick-start your adventure and complete an online application today.

Give yourself the best chance and be sure to complete every section thoroughly so that we can get a feel for who you are and what you are all about.

If your application passes the initial criteria, you will be placed on a list of potential candidates, however, this does not guarantee an interview at this stage.

The team will then take a closer look at the information you have provided to see if you could be a good fit for the business and for the role to which you have applied.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unable to apply for a specific position through our online application form then this role is not currently available!

For further information see our company website: https://jobs.neilson.co.uk

 

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Neilson Active Holidays
Telephone
01273666130
Location
Locksview
Brighton
East Sussex
Bn25HA
GB
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