Camp Assistant/ Multi-sports Coach

University of Leeds
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£20,410
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Camp Assistant/ Multi-sports Coach

Are you a qualified Level 1 sports coach who enjoys working with children and young people? Do you want to gain more experience coaching in a multi- sport setting?

Our Sport & Physical Activity team are seeking experienced coaches from all sporting backgrounds to help deliver multi sports camps for Key Stage 1 & 2 children during the 2024 Easter & Summer breaks. Our multi sports camps will take place at the Edge where children aged 5-11 years will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports including football, racquet sports, climbing & swimming. You will gain valuable experience facilitating sport & supervising children of a variety of ages and abilities.

As a Camp Assistant you will have a minimum Level 1 sport specific coaching qualification in any sport and may have some experience of assisting with the delivery of fun and inclusive sports activities for children. Camp Assistants will work under the direction and supervision of Camp Leaders and the Camp Manager to support the delivery of age-appropriate activities for children in a variety of sports including; helping to prepare for, set up and demonstrate sessions and support children to engage during the course of each session ensuring everyone is motivated, safe and having a positive experience.

As a Camp Assistant you will also support the Camp Manager with the organisation and implementation of the camps from drop off to pick up, including supervising lunchtime and breaks, escorting children to specialist activities such as swimming & climbing, ensuring health & safety of all participants at all times and maintaining high standards of engagement and behaviour throughout.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Lauren Havercroft, Sports Workforce Officer

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1544

Email: [email protected]

How to apply

We are inviting applications for both our Easter & Summer camps in 2024 – you may wish to apply for one of these camps, or for both. At Easter, Camp Leaders will be required to work for a period of up to 3 weeks, encompassing 2-3 days of training on site and 2 weeks of camp delivery. In Summer, Camp Leaders will be required to work for a period of up to 5 weeks, encompassing 2-3 days of training on site and 4 weeks of camp delivery. Camps will run from 8am-5.15pm daily Monday to Friday. Staffing ratios for any given day will be determined by the number of children we have attending so flexible working patterns may be achievable.

Application for this role is by way of an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the hiring manager, Lauren Havercroft. In a maximum of 500 words this should outline how you meet the requirements for the role in terms of qualifications, personal skills and previous experiences and why you want to be involved in the delivery of our camps. Please also state within your EOI whether you are applying for the role of Camp Leader, Camp Assistant or either role and whether you are applying for consideration for Easter, Summer or both. The deadline for the EOI for Easter is 5pm on Wednesday 7th February. The deadline for the EOI for Summer is 5pm on Friday 17th May and your EOI should be submitted via email [email protected].

Interviews for the roles will take place on a rolling basis as applications come in.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Facilities Directorate School/Institute: Sport and Physical Activity Category: Operational Support Salary: £20,410 p.a. pro rata Hourly rate £11.21 Post Type: Part Time Release Date: Wednesday 24 January 2024 Closing Date: Friday 17 May 2024 Reference: FDSPA1040 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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