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2017 Embassy Academy Activity Leader

2017 Academy Activity Leader

United Kingdom - Warminster & Rodean Academy, United Kingdom - Seasonal
Embassy Academy

Study Group is a world leader in International Education providing the highest quality educational opportunities for students from over 120 countries. Study Group runs two Academy summer school programmes in the UK; Embassy Summer and Embassy Summer Academy.  Embassy Summer Academy is an elite summer school offering professional sports, creative and academic tuition alongside English language lessons. 
Our Courses
Students who attend our summer school courses receive a combination of English language and a comprehensive programme of activities and excursions.  The activity programme will include daytime and evening activities and one half-day and two full day excursion per week.     

As an exclusive boarding school, most students will take part in specialist courses where they receive English language lessons plus extra instruction in their chosen programme.  The courses that we offer include Multi-Activities, Elite Football, Golf, Horse Riding, Tennis, Art and Design, Dance, Sailing, Outdoor Adventures, Intensive English and Summer Academic Study. Summer Academic Study is a Non EFL multiple subject course for Intermediate level Students.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that the activity programme is effectively and enthusiastically promoted.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure customer satisfaction in the leading of activities and trips at your centre
  • To enthusiastically promote the Activity Programme
  • To attend all activity and excursion briefings
  • To ensure adequate preparation for all activities
  • To set up and lead activities and trips
  • To lead students on excursions in a professional manner
  • To maintain proper levels of student discipline, safety and welfare
  • To carry out residential duties, including meal, bedtime and night time supervision duties
  • Promoting and Safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible for and with whom you come into contact with.
  • Maximise student and group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations
  • Play an active role in the development of student’s life skills throughout their Embassy experience

 Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Teamwork
  • Motivation
  • An approachable and caring nature


Qualifications & Training

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent (Essential)
  • Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  • An EFL Qualification (CELTA/TESOL or equivalent) (Desirable)

Experience Required:

  • Experience of working with minors (Desirable)
  • Summer school experience (Desirable)
  • Previous residential work experience (Desirable)


  • Organisation Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility & Adaptability


Weekly pay for an Activity Leader
(18-20yrs) £263.60 per week / (21-24yrs) £331.85 per week / (25yrs+) £353.05 per week (based on 42 hour week)
Your pay is broken down as Basic Pay + Holiday Pay
Your holiday pay will be paid fortnightly

A deduction of £40 p/week will be made for accommodation for residential staff

Additional information:


Please Note: All roles at centre require a considerable amount of walking, lifting and carrying 


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