Fit For Sport

Children’s Activity Manager - London

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Location
Woodberry Down, London
Salary
£17,000 - £20,000 per annum   
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
12 Jun 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Children’s Activity Manager (40 hours a week) - Woodberry Down, Manor Park

Exciting Opportunity Available to manage our in Woodberry Down, Manor Park

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

Children’s Activity Manager - London