ACTIVITY LEADER - Fordham
Company: Ardmore Language Schools USA
Posted on: August 3, 2022
The Activity Leader (AL) is responsible for the smooth and
successful delivery of the activities program and cultural
excursions (coordinated by the Activities Manager (AM) and the
Excursion Manager (EM)). The AL ensures students are motivated and
all activities are run to a high standard. The AL is responsible
for making sure that all students are involved in the various
activities and cultural excursions paying special attention to
individual students. It is preferred that the AL lives on campus
but non-residential positions can be discussed dependent on
applicant. -The AL is also expected to have knowledge of the
city/cities that one is working in. Reports to the Activities
Manager and the Excursion Manager.
This position ranges in length from one to six weeks. -
Organize and implement a wide range of activities during morning,
afternoon and evening sessions as directed by the AM. - Participate
in, lead and supervise activities.
Organize and supervise excursions as directed by the EM.
Attend all excursion, activity and staff meetings.
Research excursion destinations in order to inform students
Play a pivotal role in guiding and organizing students on
Maintain appropriate levels of student discipline, safety and
welfare during activities and excursions.
Conduct head counts on a constant basis during excursions to ensure
all students are accounted for and to allocate meeting points for
the students after periods of free time.
Promote the weekly activity program.
Be enthusiastic and motivated in delivering the activity
Applicants holding special qualifications may be required to
undertake responsibilities such as pool duties, sports coaching and
first aid provision.
Make certain that students attend the set activities and
excursions. Maintain accurate attendance records.
Prepare each activity session with proper equipment and ensure it
is returned. - Report any damaged or missing items to the AM.
Engage and encourage students in English during activities and
excursions so they get the most out of the different facets of the
Assist in the opening and closing of the center as directed by the
Center Director (CD)/AM and accounting for the return of all
equipment at the end of the course to the AM.
Carry out residential duties on a rota basis, including meal and
bedtime supervision, room checks and additional duties as
Ensure that individual students are integrated with other students
in activities and on excursions.
Report to the AM with concerns about any students appearing
unhappy, not joining in, misbehaving, etc.
All staff should show respect for the opinions and feelings of
students, foreign group leaders and colleagues no matter what their
religion, race, age background, gender or sexual orientation.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
Ability to motivate and enjoy working with large groups of children
Excellent organizational and communication skills and level of
fluency in English
Flexible and adaptable
Enthusiastic team player
Ability to work in a high pressure environment
Professional in appearance
Eligible to live and work in the US
RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
Previous experience working with children / teenagers
Competent athlete with excellent knowledge of rules and
organization of sports / games
Experience and interest in activities such as sports, drama, arts
and crafts, etc.
Previous summer camp or residential school experience
First Aid qualification
Lifeguard / Coaching qualification
**On completing an application form, you will be required to
declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands and final
warnings, and any subsequent information that will affect your
suitability for the role. Successful applicants may be subject to a
This job description summarizes the purpose of the job and lists
its key tasks; it is not a definitive list of all the tasks to be
undertaken as those can be varied from time to time at the
discretion of the Center Director. Ardmore will exercise this right
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