Overview

To be responsible for the welfare of residential and non-residential students of the designated  summer school. To both lead and support all welfare staff in ensuring students receive appropriate care and supervision whilst maintaining discipline throughout the course.

The role of Welfare Manager is directly concerned with the welfare of overseas junior students as well as the training, management and support of all welfare staff. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the preparation and operation of all welfare provisions.

Hours of work/contract type:
Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Remuneration:
From £395 to £475 per week

Person Specification:
Qualifications
Essential
Educated to A level standard or equivalent
Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel
A good understanding of child welfare
Very good level of spoken and written English (CEFR  B2 minimum, e.g. FCE/IELTS 5-6.5)

Desirable
NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Educated to degree level
First aid / lifeguarding qualification
Driving license

Experience
Essential
Experience in a summer school environment
Experience working with young people

Desirable
Experience in a similar role

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Essential
Meticulous and thorough approach to work
Effective people management skills
‘Can do’ approach to work
Strong time management skills
Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Desirable
Knowledge of a foreign language
Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office365
Knowledge of child safeguarding best practice

Personal Attributes
Essential
Some knowledge of foreign cultures
Responsible approach to working with juniors
Interests in foreign and local cultures
Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)

 

 

 

 

About LAL UK Summer Schools

Following a brilliant summer in 2017, we are looking ahead to 2018 and welcoming applications from highly experienced and professional applicants to take on a variety of roles at one of our five summer schools. Each of our summer schools is unique bringing with them their own set of challenges and opportunities for skilled and committed managers.