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  • Seasonal Reception and Welfare Assistant

    £6.50 per hour

    To support the day-to-day tasks of Reception and to support the welfare of the students.

     

    Hours of work/contract type:     
    37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday (and occasional Sundays), fixed term contract 2nd June 2014 t0 29th August 2014
    £6.50 per hour
     
    To apply, please use the following link:
     

    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

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    Location

    Paignton, Devon

    Department

    LAL Torbay

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Seasonal Reception and Welfare Assistant

    £6.50 per hour

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    • Manage and distribute incoming and outgoing post.
    • Greet and deal with queries from students, visitors and tradespersons, handle incoming deliveries and liaise with service providers.
    • Book and liaise with various courier companies for collections.
    • Sell purchasable items, such as stamps, phone cards etc.
    • Offer services to students to include: photocopying, sending and receiving faxes.
    • Receive payment against student invoices.
    • To arrange doctor/dentist/hospital/ police appointments and accompany students if necessary.
    • Support host family moves when required.
    • Meet and greet students on arrival.
    • Take bookings for excursions.
    • Arrange bespoke hotel accommodation/leisure activities on request.
    • Any other tasks required by the business.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. General Office administration experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨     a) GCSE Maths and English pass or above or equivalent (A)
     
    Relevant Work experience
    ¨     a) General office administration experience (A/I)
    ¨     b) Experience of use full range of Microsoft Office Suite (A/I)
    ¨     c) Customer Service experience (A/I)
    ¨     d) Experience of working on Reception (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨     a) Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team (A/I)
    ¨     b) Excellent customer service skills (A/I)
    ¨     c) Well organised (A/I)
    ¨     d) Able to make rationale decisions under pressure (A/I)
    ¨     e) Responsible and reliable (A/I)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨     a) Customer Service qualifications (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨     a) Experience working in a similar position. (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨     a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)

    Location

    Paignton, Devon

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • On Call Administrator

    £150.24 per week

    To provide support primarily via a telephone for international students and host families. A telephone will be provided so that this element of the role can be undertaken away from the workplace. To undertake reception duties in the Language School.       

    Hours of work/contract type:     
    Friday 6pm to Sunday 2pm
    Sunday 10pm to Monday 8am
     
    Reception duties: Fridays evenings from 6pm – 10pm
     
    Fixed term contract from 20th June 2014 until 25th August 2014
     
    Friday evening to Monday morning role (including Reception work on Friday evening)
    Salary = £150.24 per week
     
    To apply, please use the following link:

    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

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    Location

    Paignton, Devon

    Department

    LAL Torbay

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    On Call Administrator

    £150.24 per week

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    • Answer emergency phone during designated times.
    • Advise caller as per company policies and procedures.
    • Provide Reception cover at the Language School on the evenings stated. This will include meeting and greeting students and ensuring the security of the school site.
    • In exceptional circumstances, there may be a requirement to physically attend an emergency situation.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. General Office administration experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨     a) GCSE Maths and English pass or above or equivalent (A)
     
    Relevant Work experience
    ¨     a) General office administration experience (A/I)
    ¨     b) Experience of use full range of Microsoft Office Suite (A/I)
    ¨     c) Customer Service experience (A/I)
    ¨     d) Experience of working on Reception (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨     a) Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team (A/I)
    ¨     b) Excellent customer service skills (A/I)
    ¨     c) Well organised (A/I)
    ¨     d) Able to make rationale decisions under pressure (A/I)
    ¨     e) Responsible and reliable (A/I)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨     a) Customer Service qualifications (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨     a) Experience working in a similar position. (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨     a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)

    Location

    Paignton, Devon

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • TEFL Teacher

    Various

    Job Title: EFL Teacher

    Line Manager: Academic Manager

    Location:  LAL London, Twickenham

    Salary: Various

    Contract:   Various hours

    Purpose: To teach English to students from overseas
     
    To apply, please use the following link:

    Location

    Twickenham, London

    Department

    LAL London

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    TEFL Teacher

    Various

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To prepare lessons and teach English to students from overseas across a range of levels.
    • To set homework appropriate to the student’s course and give feedback.
    • To arrange and carry out regular testing and report to academic managers on progress of students.
    • To follow the prescribed syllabus and content of courses, whilst developing learner training. 
    • To attend induction & preparation sessions as required.
    • To assist in the placement testing of students and placement as required.
    • To maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation, as advised by the Academic Department.
     

    Person Specification:
     
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

    e.g. General Office administration experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

    Essential:
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    a) Degree qualification or equivalent (A)
    b) CELTA or DELTA or equivalent (A)

    Relevant Work experience:
    a) Experience of foreign cultures (A/I)

    Skills and abilities:
    a) To be able to communicate with international learners of all levels (A/I)
    b) Knowledge of the CEFR (A/I)
    c) Native speaker or same level of competence (CPE or equivalent) (A/I)
    d) Computer literate (A/I)

    Other Attributes:
    a) Team player (A/I)
    b) Good customer service manner (A/I)
    c) Ability to take personal responsibility in an unexpected situation e.g. medical emergency (A/I)
    d) Good organisational skills (A/I)
    e) Enhanced DBS clearance. Suitability to work with children (A/I)

    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge

    Relevant Work Experience
    a) Experience of teaching EFL students in a multi-lingual context (A/I)
    b) Experience in exam preparation teaching – Cambridge Suite, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and Trinity Examinations (A/I)
    c) Experience in teaching English for Business (A/I)

    Skills and abilities
    a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)
    b) An interest in Blended Learning and the use of electronic resources (A/I)       
     

    Pay Scale & Other Information

     

    London

    Flat base rate of £15.61 per hour.

     

    Both schools

    The following will also be paid for each hour worked if the successful candidate has the following:

     

    DELTA OR MA in TESOL

    £1.75

    CELTA GRADE A OR B OR QTS OR MERIT/DISTINCTION IN DELTA MODULE 2

    50p

    EXAMINER STATUS OR EXAM TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2 YEARS +

    50p

    BUSINESS TEACHING QUALIFICATION OR BUSINESS TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2 YEARS +

    50p

    LAL EMPLOYMENT 3 YEARS + SERVICE

    25p

    CELTYL OR TKT OR CITY AND GUILDS 7307 OR PTTLS/DTTLS

    25p

     

    For courses taught as follows, an additional amount will be added to the hourly rate:

     

    CAMBRIDGE FCE

    25p

    CAMBRIDGE CAE

    25p

    CAMBRIDGE CPE

    25p

    ABITUR

    25p

    IELTS

    25p

    OVERSEAS TEACHERS’ COURSES

    25p

    BUSINESS ENGLISH

    25p

    OTHER BESPOKE COURSES AS AGREED BY THE ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

    25p

     

     

     

    Location

    Twickenham, London

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Welfare Manager (US)

    For salary, see for details

    To be responsible for and oversee the welfare of all students, both on and off-site of the

    designated summer school. This position involves working  weekends and other unsocial

    hours. To both lead and support all house parents in ensuring students receive ample care and

    supervision whilst maintaining discipline throughout the course.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Operations

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School Welfare Manager (US)

    For salary, see for details

    The role of Welfare Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the welfare of international 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, installation, operation and finalisation of all welfare provisions outlined in the staff handbook and discussed by the Center Manager and/or Head of Young Learner Programs.

     

    The ideal Welfare Manager will be highly organised and conscientious in their approach to welfare issues. They will have successful experience of leading and motivating a team of House Parents as well as effectively dealing with the First Aid the pastoral need of overseas junior students.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

     

    LAL Boca Raton                                             LAL New York

    Lynn University                                              Fordham University

    Boca Raton                                                     New York

    FL, 33308                                                        NY, 10458

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Center Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend an expenses-paid induction day prior to the beginning of the employment agreement* (day and location to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To deal with and be responsible for the individual welfare needs of every student in the summer school.
    • To brief House Parents of their responsibilities and then both lead and support them throughout the course.
    • To work with the Center Manager in ensuring the House Parents rota is adequate for the needs of the course.
    • To advise students on coping and dealing with unfamiliar situations.
    • To be on call for any welfare problems.
    • To ensure proper discipline is maintained throughout the duration of the course.
    • To communicate any welfare problems to the Center Manager.
    • To liaise with House Parents to find appropriate solutions to students’ problems.
    • To liaise with International Group Leaders with regard to the welfare of students in their  care.
    • To be responsible for allocating students to accommodation houses and rooms, and arranging any student moves, after consultation with Center Manager.
    • To actively ensure that damage is kept to a minimum and all damages are investigated and followed up.
    • To maintain the Accident/Incident Logs regarding any problems or illnesses to students or staff.
    • To check or arrange for classrooms to be checked every morning when there are lessons, for student absenteeism.
    • To arrange doctor/dentist/hospital appointments as required and accompanying students accordingly or arranging the same.
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL Summer Schools’ clients, including agents, students, International Group Leaders at all times.
    • To assist all International Group Leaders and LAL agents with regard to their students’ welfare.
    • To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour, including sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    • To assist House Parents, where necessary, in ensuring students are in their accommodation in time for bed.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of the school’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. previous Summer School experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Previous Summer School experience (A/I/R)

    ¨      b) Experience of working with young people (A/I/R)

    ¨     c) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I/T)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      b) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨      c) Ability to both lead and support a team (A/I)

    ¨      d) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I)

    ¨      e) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)

    ¨      f) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨     a) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A) (A)

    ¨     b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) First Aid certificate (A)

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Previous summer school experience in a similar role (A/I)

    ¨      b) Experience working in a similar position. (A/I)

     

    Skills and abilities

    ¨      a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

    ¨      b) Driving licence

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary     $620*      

                  

                                                           

    Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Office Manager (US)

    For salary, see full details

    To be responsible for all financial management, student registration and to assist the Centre Manager/Senior Staff in all aspects of office administration at the designated summer school. This position involves working  weekends and other unsocial hours.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Operations

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School Office Manager (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The role of Office Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the welfare and administration of overseas junior students, their money and important documents. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the course and manage a small office subject to high volume and high-pressured workloads.  

     

    The ideal Office Manager will be a capable and experienced book keeper and administrator. They will be highly organised and conscientious in regards to the safe keeping of student documentation. They will be able to work effectively in a highly pressurised environment. 

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

     

    LAL Boca Raton                                             LAL New York

    Lynn University                                              Fordham University

    Boca Raton                                                     New York

    FL, 33308                                                        NY, 10458

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Center Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend an expenses-paid induction day prior to the beginning of the employment agreement* (date and location to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after students have left).  It may also be possible for the Office Manager to live off-site if access to the Summer School is convenient.
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course office as advised by line management.
    • To assist the Center Manager in establishing systems for the effective management of the course office including IT and telephonic communication.
    • To assist the Center Manager and Leisure Manager in organising and maintaining Staff Meal and other rotas.
    • To assist the Center Manager in establishing systems for the managing of student pocket money, valuables, passports and flight tickets.
    • To manage on a day-to-day basis the depositing and withdrawing of student pocket monies, course fees, sale of merchandise and other transactions.
    • To manage flight tickets and passports pertaining to up to 400 foreign students.
    • To assist the Center Manager in all duties as required ensuring a high quality of administration.
    • To assist, if necessary, other senior staff with the maintenance and management of administrative files/documents.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To be responsible for ensuring all details on student bookings are understood by the appropriate departments including welfare, academic and leisure.
    • To handle and account for petty cash on a day-to-day basis.
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents and students at all times.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. experience in an office environment experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨     a) A good level of computer literacy (A/I/T)

    ¨     b) A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook (A/I/T)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨     a) At least 1 year’s experience in an office environment (A/I)

    ¨     b) Experience of handling large sums of cash (A/I)

    ¨     c) Experience of reconciling local accounts, both electronically and manually (A/I)

    ¨     d) Experience or understanding of safekeeping valuables in a professional environment (A/I)

    ¨      e) Experience of working with young people (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) A good telephone manner (A/I)

    ¨      b) Patient and unflappable demeanour (A/I)

    ¨      c) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      d) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨      e) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)

    ¨      f) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨      a) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨     a) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)

    ¨     b) Relevant qualification in Office Administration, book keeping or related field (A/I)

    ¨      c) Microsoft Office qualification (A)

    ¨     d) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $620*                                                           

     Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Non Residential Teacher (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The role of Summer School EFL Teacher is one of responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of foreign junior students. This requires the post-holder to engage in all aspects of teaching on a short course as directed by the Academic Manager and Center Manager and may include other aspects of Summer School work.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Academic

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School Non Residential Teacher (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The ideal Teacher will be fun, energetic and outgoing but also have a high level of responsibility and authority and be more than capable of providing dynamic and engaging lessons for Young Learners.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

     

    LAL Boca Raton, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL 33308

    LAL Fort Lauderdale, 5727 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

    LAL New York, Fordham University, New York, NY 10458  

     

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Academic Manager / Assistant Academic Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 20 per week over a five day week with a 30 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend induction & preparation sessions as required, up to three days prior to the start of the course.
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school departments.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students leave.
    • To live within easy reach of the designated Summer School such that you can arrive in time to prepare and carry out the lessons according to the schedule.
    • To assist in the placement testing and classroom allocation of all students.
    • To maintain accurate and up to date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the LAL Summer Schools.
    • To prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 13 – 18 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week. 
    • To set and mark homework as and when required by line management.
    • To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught including the setting and marking of progress tests.
    • To follow the prescribed scheme of work and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from the line management. 
    • To write individual student reports for all students taught.
    • To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the CEA.
    • To  complete end-of-course employeefeedback  forms on the Summer School.
    • To be fully engaged in the rigours of Summer School work.
    • To actively link the academic program  to leisure program through meaningful activities in the classroom.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated Summer School and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated Summer School into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for teaching, appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager, Academic Manager and the Assistant Academic Manager.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA & LAL Summer Schools requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.

     

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. experience with working with young learners will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)

    ¨      b) Current teaching qualification, Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificate,  or equivalent (A)

     

    Relevant Work experience

    ¨     a) Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young learners (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and abilities

    ¨      a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      b) Energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

    ¨      c) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨      d) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨     a) Some knowledge of foreign culture (A/I)

    ¨     b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨     a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Previous summer school experience (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and abilities

    ¨      a) Computer literate (A/I)

    ¨      b) Driving licence (A/I)

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    A teaching session  is comprised of  2 x 90 minute lessons.

     

    A teaching workshop carried out by either the AM or one of our DELTA qualified teacher trainers will form part of the preparation period at the beginning of the  training. You will also be observed at least once by a qualified member of staff, where you will be invited to take part in a feedback session at the end of the lesson.

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $420*                                                           

     

    Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Leisure Manager (US)

    For salary, see full details

    To organize and oversee all aspects of the Leisure Program, transport and transfers at the designated Summer School. This position involves working weekends and other unsocial hours.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Leisure

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School Leisure Manager (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The role of Leisure Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of international junior students. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the preparation, installation, operation and outcomes of the Leisure Program including off-site excursions, on-site activities as well as the airport transfer arrangements to and from the school. There will also be a strong reliance on team management as the Leisure Manager will be responsible for all staff whilst they are partaking in the leisure program

     

    The ideal Leisure Manager will be extremely responsible and organised. They will be capable of leading a team and working in a highly pressurised environment. They will be familiar with the location and its surrounding places of interest. They will have a detailed understanding of a variety of sports and activities.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

     

    LAL Boca Raton, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL 33308

    LAL Fort Lauderdale, 5727 N Fedral Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

    LAL New York, Fordham University, New York,  NY 10458

     

     

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Center Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To attend an expenses-paid induction day prior to the beginning of the employment agreement* (date and location to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment)*.
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the night after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To be apprised of all planned activity, excursion and transport information from within LAL, the host school and outside agencies to guarantee a smooth operation.
    • To liaise with the Activity Co-ordinator and Excursion Co-ordinator in order to ensure the delivery of a well-organised  leisure program.
    • To brief Activity Staff on all aspects of their responsibilities, including detailed briefings to all contracted staff in advance of their activities, excursions and/or transfers.
    • To liaise with transport and leisure venue providers, catering, maintenance and administrative staff in advance and during the term of hire to guarantee the smooth and safe operation of all activities.
    • To assist the Center Manager/GM of Young Learner Programs in all arrangements ensuring the safe arrival and transfer of students to the summer school and the safe delivery of the same students through immigration controls upon departure.
    • To oversee all arrangements concerning sporting and non-sporting activities, ensuring all students are able to enjoy a varied and well-balanced activity program and all staff are aware of their duties and obligations before each activity/excursion/transfer commences.
    • To follow and/or adapt where necessary the prescribed activity program in full, making additional activities available upon request.
    • To manage the leisure staff as necessary to ensure all policies/procedures and deadlines are adhered to.
    • To work with the Center Manager in ensuring the leisure staff rota is adequate for the needs of the leisure program.
    • To manage the allocation of staff to the activity and transport program in liaison with other senior members of summer school staff.
    • To adjust excursion and transport booking numbers up or down in accord with student numbers.
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents, students and International Group Leaders at all times.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To ensure, when not on duty, that the Activity Co-ordinator and/or the Excursion Co-ordinator is apprised of all necessary information.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To occasionally deputise for the Center Manager in his/her absence.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager.

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. experience of working with young people will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

     

    ¨      a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)

    ¨      b) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I/T)

    ¨      c) A good understanding of child welfare (A/I)

    ¨      d) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts activities (A/I/T)  

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) At least 1 year’s experience in a summer school environment (A/I/R)

    ¨      b) Experience working with young people (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) Meticulous and thorough approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      b) Effective people management skills (A/I)

    ¨      c) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      d) Strong time management skills (A/I)

    ¨      e) Excellent communication skills and a team mentality (A/I)

    ¨      (f) Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨      a) Willingness to work non-standard hours when necessary (A/I)

    ¨      b) Proactive attitude towards closing sales (A/I)

    ¨      c) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)

    ¨      d) Interest in local and foreign culture (A/I)

    ¨     e) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) Understanding of transport logistics (A/I)

    ¨      b) Some knowledge of airports, unaccompanied minor and immigration issues (A/I)

    ¨      c) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)

    ¨      d) Good knowledge of the area surrounding the school (A/I)

    ¨      e) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) At least 1 year’s experience in a senior role directly concerned with logistics or similar (A/I)

    ¨      b) At least 1 year’s experience managing activities (A/I)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a)  Driving licence (A)

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required. A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day. Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $620*                                                           

     Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School House Parent (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The role of House Parent is an important one, directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to supervise and coordinate students in an on-site residence of the designated summer school and offer constructive assistance as required to all aspects of the summer school operation including activities and excursions. This role will require the post-holder to ensure that all the students in their residence are happy, healthy and well behaved at all times.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Operations

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School House Parent (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The ideal House Parent will be highly attentive and have a keen sense of organisation in their approach to welfare issues. They will have the ability to provide care and supervision for their students whilst maintaining discipline at all times.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

     

    LAL Boca Raton, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL 33308

    LAL Fort Lauderdale, 5727 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

    LAL New York, Fordham University, New York, NY 10458

     

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Welfare Manager / Assistant Welfare Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To live on-site (in shared accommodation), board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the night after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the center as advised by line management.
    • To assist students in all aspects of personal hygiene, including laundry, maintaining order and cleanliness and the upkeep of their accommodation.
    • To assist the Welfare Manager in all elements of pastoral care, especially making arrangements to benefit students who are unwell, homesick or otherwise inconvenienced.
    • To manage the residence, ensuring that it is a welcoming and functioning environment and assisting in allocating students to rooms.
    • To be responsible for security within your designated residence.
    • To supervise the laundering of students’ clothes.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated Summer School and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To assist students in getting up, being on time for meals, lessons, transport arrangements and all planned activities. 
    • To assist in ensuring students go to bed on time and that order is kept at night times.
    • To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour to include sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness, or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the Summer School into disrepute.
    • To assist and participate in the leisure program, including accompanying students on excursions.
    • Attend a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day (approximately 11pm).
    • To actively encourage students to take a full part in the leisure program.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated Summer School into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager, Welfare Manager or Leisure Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).

     

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. understanding of children’s welfare will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨     a) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I/R)

    ¨     b) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)

    ¨      c) A strong command of English (A/I)

    ¨      d) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨     a)  Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young people (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and abilities

    ¨    a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨    b) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

    ¨    c) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)

    ¨    d) Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨     a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨     b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)

    ¨      b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A)

    ¨      c) First Aid Certificate/Life Guard Certificate (A)

    ¨      d)  Computer literate (A/I)

    ¨      e) Driving Licence  (A)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Experience in a Summer School environment (A/I)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    House Parents will be required to attend a First Aid Course (paid for by LAL) unless they can provide a valid First Aid Certificate.

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $470*                                                           

     

     

    Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Excursion Co-ordinator (US)

    For salary, see full details

    To work with the Leisure Manager in guaranteeing the smooth running of all excursions and transfers. This post involves the ability to help plan, manage and execute a successful excursion program as well as ensuring all staff on excursions are thoroughly prepared for their task.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Leisure

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    Summer School Excursion Co-ordinator (US)

    For salary, see full details

    The role of Excursion Co-ordinator is an important one, directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to not only perform all the duties expected from an activity leader but to also work with the Leisure Manager in ensuring the successful execution of a full range of programmed excursions and transfers.

     

    The ideal Excursion Co-ordinator will be fun, energetic and outgoing and have the ability to lead and motivate a team of Activity Leaders. They will have a strong working knowledge of the excursion destinations, excursion procedures, relevant airports and the school’s surrounding area.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer) 

     

    LAL Boca Raton, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL 33308

    LAL Fort Lauderdale, 5727 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

    LAL New York, Fordham University, New York, NY 10458

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Leisure Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

     

    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the night after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To lead a team of Activity Staff on excursions and airport transfers.
    • To lead and assist with arrival and departure airport transfers.
    • To be jointly responsible with the Leisure Manager for the smooth running of the excursion program.
    • To assist the Leisure Manager in co-ordinating airport transfers to and from the summer school.
    • To assist the Leisure Manager in the allocation of staff to the excursion and transport program.
    • To assist the Leisure Manager in all aspects of planning and delivering the excursion program.
    • To help organise and conduct daily assemblies to ensure students and IGLs gain maximum benefit from the excursion program.
    • To accompany and lead students on excursions, ensuring their well-being and safety.
    • To occasionally deputise for the Leisure Manager and be responsible for the leisure program during that time.
    • To actively encourage students to take a full part in the leisure program.
    • To assist in daily administrative and pastoral tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
    • To assist students in being on time for meals, transport arrangements and all planned activities.
    • Lead a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day (approximately 11pm).
    • To assist all students, International Group Leaders and LAL agents to derive the maximum benefit from the course.
    • To organise and supervise weekly IGL excursions.
    • To assist House Parents, where necessary, in ensuring students are in their accommodation on time for bed.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    • To wear a uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager or Leisure Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).

     

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. experience of working with young people will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨     a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)

    ¨     b) Strong command of the English Language (A/I)

    ¨     c) Good knowledge of excursions and airport transfers (A/I/T)

     


    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Experience of working with young people (A/I/R)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) Ability to both lead and support a team (A/I)

    ¨      b) Responsible approach to working with juniors (I/R)

    ¨      c) Ability to work under pressure and supervise a team (A/I)

    ¨      d) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      e) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨      a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨      b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)

    ¨      c) Interest in activities and local culture (A/I)

    ¨     d) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A/R)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) First Aid Certificate/Life Guard Certificate (A)

    ¨      b) Good knowledge of the local area (A/I)

    ¨      c) Computer literate (A)

    ¨      d) Driving licence (A)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Previous Summer School experience (A/I)

    ¨      b) At least 1 year’s work experience in a similar role (A/I)

     

    Skills and abilities

    ¨      a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A)     

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    Activity Leaders at LAL Boca Raton will be required to attend a life guard course at Lynn University (paid for by LAL).

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $520*                                                           

     

     Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • Summer School Assistant Welfare Manager/House Parent

    For salary, see full details

    To work with the Welfare Manager to oversee the welfare of all students, both on and off-site of the designated summer school. This role is also to assume all responsibilities and obligations expected of a House Parent. This position involves working  weekends and other unsocial hours.

    Location

    US Summer Schools

    Department

    Operations

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

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    Summer School Assistant Welfare Manager/House Parent

    For salary, see full details

    The role of Summer School Assistant Welfare Manager/House Parent is an important one, directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to supervise a student residence and offer constructive assistance as required to all aspects of the summer school operation including activities and excursions. This role will require the post holder to ensure that all the students in their residence are happy, healthy and well behaved.

     

    The ideal Assistant Welfare Manager/House Parent will be highly attentive and have a keen sense of organisation in their approach to welfare issues. They will have the ability to provide care and supervision for their students whilst maintaining discipline at all times. They will have experience in managing a team.

     

    Location:  (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)

    LAL Boca Raton, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL 33308

    LAL Fort Lauderdale, 5727 N Fedral Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

    LAL New York, Fordham University, New York, NY 10458

     

     

    Line Manager:                     

    Welfare Manager / Assistant Welfare Manager

     

    Hours of Work/Employment Agreement Type:

    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the  school.

     

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • To live on-site (in shared accommodation), board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the night after students have left).
    • To participate fully in all aspects of the induction period prior to the start of the course. This may include the unpacking, inventorying and setting up of all summer school offices.
    • To participate fully in the closing down of the summer school the day after all students have left.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    • To assist students in all aspects of personal hygiene, including laundry, maintaining order and cleanliness and the upkeep of their accommodation.
    • To assist the Welfare Manager in all elements of pastoral care, especially making arrangements to benefit students who are unwell, homesick or otherwise inconvenienced.
    • To manage the residence, ensuring that it is a welcoming and functioning environment and assisting in allocating students to rooms.
    • To be responsible for security within your designated residence.
    • To supervise the laundering of students’ clothes.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated Summer School and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To assist students in getting up, being on time for meals, lessons, transport arrangements and all planned activities. 
    • To assist in ensuring students go to bed on time and that order is kept at night times.
    • To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour to include sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness, or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the Summer School into disrepute.
    • To assist and participate where and when necessary in the leisure program, including accompanying students on excursions.
    • Attend a daily briefing scheduled to take place at the end of every working day (approximately 11pm).
    • To actively encourage students to take a full part in the leisure program.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated Summer School into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Center Manager, Welfare Manager or Leisure Manager.
    • To deal with all student, IGL and University representatives’ issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent CEA requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).

    Person Specification:

    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.

     

    E.g. understanding of children’s welfare will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)

     

    Essential

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I/R)

    ¨      b) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)

    ¨      c) A strong command of English (A/I)

    ¨      d) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a)  Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young people (A/I/R)

     


    Skills and abilities

    ¨      a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)

    ¨      b) Endless energy and enthusiasm (A/I)

    ¨      c) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)

    ¨      d) Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team (A/I)

     

    Other Attributes

    ¨     a) Excellent communication skills (A/I)

    ¨     b) Satisfactory criminal background check or equivalent (A)

     

    Desirable

    Education, Training and Knowledge

    ¨      a) High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (A)

    ¨      b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A)

    ¨      c) First Aid Certificate/Life Guard Certificate (A)

    ¨      d) Computer literate (A/I)

    ¨      e) Driving Licence  (A)

     

    Relevant Work Experience

    ¨      a) Experience in a Summer School environment (A/I)

     

    Skills and Abilities

    ¨      a) Ability to speak and write in languages other than English (A/I)

     

    In the event of a successful interview, the applicant will be offered the position and a reply in the first instance either by email or in writing will be required.

     

    House Parents will be required to attend a First Aid Course (paid for by LAL) unless they can provide a valid First Aid Certificate.

     

    A formal offer, confirming location, hours, dates and remuneration will be sent upon receipt of your email acceptance of the position. This will need to be signed and posted and/or scanned and emailed by return.

     

    Any offer of work is subject to a face-to-face interview on arrival, a satisfactory background check or equivalent and favourable references (all references will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18).

     

    An electronic version of the employee handbook, containing the general terms and conditions of employment, will be made available in advance, with acceptance of these terms to be signed at induction on your first day.

     

    Employment Agreement is considered fulfilled upon completion of an appraisal and all requisite feedback forms.

     

    Gross Weekly Salary                      $520*                                                           

     

     

    Returning Staff will receive:

    An extra $15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional $5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools.

     

    *Gross weekly salary refers to basic salary plus weekly contract completion ($20). Contract completion and Returner’s increment paid upon successful completion of your agreed contract.

     

    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form.

     

    Click here to apply

     

     Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

     

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    Location

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    Contract Length

    Summer Job