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CENTRE MANAGEMENT STAFF AND ACTIVITY LEADERS WANTED BY LSC FOR SUMMER 2019

Deadline: Tue 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Tue 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: London, Bristol, Bournemouth, Brighton, Hastings, Oxford, Southend, St Albans..
  • Language Study Centres
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 50
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Start your journey with LSC! At LSC, Centre Staff will work closely with cultural exchange in a fast-paced, international environment. We bring teenagers from all over the world together and help young adults to start their overseas adventure.

Language Study Centres is a British Council accredited organisation which runs courses in various locations around the UK.We're currently looking for exciting and reliable Centre Management Staff and Activity Leaders to join our summer centres in 2019.

Details of Position

CENTRE MANAGERS, STUDENT WELFARE OFFICERS, ACTIVITY MANAGERS, ACTIVITY LEADERS, ACCOMODATION OFFICERS AND CHINESE LIASION OFFICERS WANTED BY LSC FOR SUMMER 2019.

Language Study Centres are recruiting driven, enthusiastic, energetic and responsible Centre Managers, Student Welfare Officers, Activity Managers, Activity Leaders, Accommodation Officers and Chinese Liaison Officers at our British Council accredited ELT centres set within picturesque locations across the United Kingdom between June and August. These exciting and challenging residential positions provide staff with competitive pay, modern facilities, excellent accommodation with meals included, as well as continuous professional development.

The company:
Language Study Centres (LSC) has been running summer programmes in the UK for Young learners (YL) since 2000. In 2015, LSC became part of STS Education; a Swedish company with over fifty years experience in the industry. Specialising in Summer Schools, LSC operates a number of centres across the UK, welcoming students from over 26 countries across the world. These centres offer students an excellent Academic programme, an exciting social programme and the chance to make memories they will never forget.

We are inviting applications from Centre Managers, Activity Managers, Student Welfare Officers, Accommodation Officers, Activity Leaders and Chinese Liaison Officers for several seasonal positions. These are residential positions. All Centre Staff will be provided with en-suite accommodation and full board. The role is for six days a week and working hours will include evenings and weekends.*

2019 locations:
Bournemouth- Bournemouth University (Talbot Campus)
Bristol- University of the West of England (Frenchay Campus)
Brighton- University of Brighton (Moulsecoomb Campus)
Hastings- Sussex Coast College (Ore Valley Campus)
London- University of East London (Dockland Campus)
London- University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
London- University of Westminster (Harrow Campus)
London- University of Roehampton (Roehampton Campus)
Oxford- Oxford Brookes University (Headington Campus)
St Albans All Saints Pastoral Centre
*Accommodation will not be en-suite and include full board in Hastings.

CENTRE STAFF POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Centre Manager
The Centre Manager is the key LSC member of staff on campus and will have the overall responsibility in ensuring that the centre is a success.
Duties will include acting as the company representative to clients, completing important admin duties, managing the team of LSC Staff and ensuring that the summer operation conforms to British Council accreditation standards.

Activity Manager
Activity Managers are the event planners, sports organisers, and the brains behind making the LSC social programme an unforgettable student experience.
Duties will include running a smooth social programme, managing and observing the activity leaders as well as carrying out LSCs safeguarding policies.

Student Welfare Officer
The Welfare Officer focuses on the care, safety and wellbeing of the students at the centre whilst maintaining school rules, policies and procedures.
Duties include making sure student supervision remains consistent, being aware of special requirements, installing emergency procedures, completing risk assessments and acting as the centres Safeguarding Officer.

Accommodation Officer
The Accommodation Officer will allocate International students to LSC accommodation and ensuring that their living conditions are constantly met to a high standard.
Duties include actively promoting good safeguarding practices, controlling accommodation and liaising with the Local Agent and Campus Manager.

Chinese Liaison Officer
The Chinese Liaison Officer will look after the welfare of Chinese students and ensure proper safeguarding,planning activities and leading trips across the UK.
Duties include actively promoting good safeguarding practices for Chinese students, and leading student activities as well acting liaising with Chinese agents.

Activity Leader
LSC Activity Leaders are responsible for entertaining, guiding and leading the students through a variety of activities and excursions.
Duties include planning and taking part in activities/excursions on and off site, safeguarding the students as well as helping to supervise meals and perform curfew duties.

Essential Requirements
LSC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy you will be asked to explain any gaps in your work and education history. You will also be required to undergo a DBS Enhanced Disclosure check and provide the contact details of at least 2 referees, who will be asked specifically if they have any concerns about your suitability to work with people under 18. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK must be provided at interview stage. The cost of the DBS will be split between LSC and yourself, your contribution will be £24.40 and will be taken out of your first payment.
This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Serviced check before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

All successful candidates will need to attend an induction and complete LSCs Level 1 Safeguarding training by our Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Qualifications

Activity Leaders-Ideal candidates will have previous experience mentoring Young Learners with a genuine interest in sport, art, music or drama.

Activity Managers, Student Welfare Officers, Chinese Liaison Officers and Accommodation Officers - Ideal candidates will have previous managerial experience as well as having mentored young learners within a residential setting before.

Centre Managers-Ideal candidates will have a degree and have previous experience of managing a British Council accredited centre. They should also possess a full UK driving license.

All Centre staff should:
Be available to attend training in London June 6th-9th (dates depend on the roles)
Have the full right to work in the UK
Be available from the middle of June and all of July 2019
Be motivated, dedicated and professional
Care about the welfare of Young Learners
Demonstrate proven organisational skills
Be computer efficient

Contracts
Typically run between 4 and 9 weeks. However, our peak period runs from late June - mid August and priority will be given to those available to complete most of these weeks during this period. All staff are contracted to work 6 days a week and at least 8 hours a day.

Salary and Benefits

We are proud to have several returning staff every year and as we continue to grow so does our huge desire to recruit positive, engaging and dedicated centre staff who want to join LSCs ever expanding summer teams. All staff are paid on Fridays a week in lieu with all salaries dependent on experience, location and the number of students.

Centre Manager - Weekly pay ranges from £600 - £700 + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation.

Activity Manager - Weekly pay ranges from £430 - £480 + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation

Student Welfare Officer - Weekly pay is £425 + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation

Accommodation Officers - Weekly pay is £425 + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation

Chinese Liaison Officer - Weekly pay is £425 + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation

Activity Leader - Weekly ranges between £277.98 - £388.80 (It is based on the National Minimum Wage and is dependent on age) + statutory holiday pay (12.07%) and full board accommodation.

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