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Activity Leader - Child Care (Camps)

  • Job Location

    Various Locations Across The UK

  • Start date

    January, Feb, April, May & October Half Terms & School Holidays throughout the year

  • Duration

    1-7 week roles throughout the year

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive (depending on experience and qualifications)


Join the Fit For Sport Delivery Team as an Activity Leader – Child Care Qualified. Childcare NVQ level 2 (minimum) or similar you will support the business with your knowledge and experience of compliance e.g. sign in / sign out, headcounts accident and incident reporting procedures as examples. You will also support the Site Manager as part of the delivery team in delivering a range of multi-activities in line with the Fit For Sport programme and values.  Under the direction of the Site Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that the health and safety of children, clients and team is met at all times as well as maintaining both the site’s and team’s compliance with all policies and procedures.

Activity Leader job role:

  • Plan delivery of programmes, activities and actions effectively using FFS systems and materials
  • Motivating and inspiring children aged from 4 up to 12 years of age
  • Engaging and liaising with parents and teachers regarding the progress of their children’s activity and ensure clients receive the best possible service
  • Ensure the health and safety of children, clients and team at all times
  • Make sure that you, the site and team are compliant with all policies and procedures
  • Ensure activity areas and walkways/access points are clear and safe for parents, staff & children
  • Ensure first aid is administered effectively (when appropriate qualification has been completed)
  • Supervise children who require the toilet in line with policies & procedures
  • Supervise children changing for swimming in line with policies & procedures 
  • Ensure your documentation is on site in line with compliance/OFSTED requirements
  • Maintain knowledge of FFS policies & procedures and implement them where appropriate
  • Supervise children while they are eating effectively and support children where required
  • Prepare & serve food in line with standardised menu and policies & procedures
  • Tidy away food and clean up (washing dishes, sweeping floor, wiping tables, etc.) Carry out promotional work or promote services to parents/children


Activity Leader Requirements:

  • Experience working with children in a school or a leisure centre environment
  • Be well organised and demonstrate leadership skills
  • To be able to work effectively in teams and as an individual, always maintain a professional approach to work
  • Level 1/2 in Sports Coaching, Activity Leadership or Child Care (relevant routes accepted)
  • A valid DBS is required (which can be obtained if successful in the role)

Activity Leader Benefits:

  • 28 days paid holiday (including UK Bank Holidays) each year (pro rata for part-timers)
  • 50% discount on access to our services for your children – if you have any!
  • Company Uniform provided free of charge
  • We will pay to sign you up to the DBS Update Service
  • Opportunity to complete a Paediatric First Aid Course through Fit For Sport
  • Access to a range of Professional Development Training, Including Core Modules such as Safeguarding Children and the Common Core
  • Clear pathways to progress with Fit For Sport
  • You’ll have access to our pension in service schemes
  • Access to the cycle to work scheme

Fit For Sport is the UK’s Leaders with over 25 years' experience in developing children's health and activity levels; to help us change children’s lives today, join our team by clicking APPLY NOW!

About us

Fit For Sport recruit staff for two programmes simultaneously throughout the year; Kids Holiday Activity Camps which run during school holidays and our Extended School Days programme which run during term time. You can work in one or both

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