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Staff Testimonial

I started working at the beginning of summer 2016 as a Senior Sports Instructor at Harlow camp. What I enjoyed most at camp was, the range of different activities was so broad it made making the experience as enjoyable and varied as possible. Working with barracudas has helped me to improve my leadership skills through a hands-on experience. Also this has helped me to gather skills and ideas on how to differentiate any game to get maximum enjoyment for the children. I would definitely recommend Barracudas to anyone, as there really is no job like it. Every day was different and you get paid to have fun with the children at camp! All the staff were fantastic and the facilities are amazing! I can't wait to go back!

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James James 2nd November 2016
Harlow

Roles | Assistant Manager

Responsibilities: Assistant Managers aid the rest of the senior team with general duties on camp. The Assistant Manager’s duties will include a variety of tasks. Observing and supporting staff in sessions, assisting your senior team with their tasks, and helping out in other managerial areas when needed. This role is only available on larger camps with 9+ groups for 3 or more weeks.

Duties include:
• Assist the Camp Manager with daily tasks e.g. site tours, staff management, equipment checks, financial records and communicating with parents and staff
• Ensure Health & Safety regulations are being adhered to
• Assist the Early Years Manager and Senior Sports Instructor when required
• Assist with onsite induction training for general staff ahead of camp
• Communicate with Central Office to provide them with necessary information
• Act as an additional management figure to ensure the needs of staff, parents and children are being met
• Liaise with parents and guardians
• Support staff in their sessions  
• Oversee the Camp Administrator and delegate tasks suitable to their skill set
• Ensure swimming sessions and paperwork are being completed in accordance with Barracudas codes of practice

Requirements - You will:
• Attend compulsory Senior Training Day 
• Be eligible to work in the UK
• Obtain an enhanced DBS check through Barracudas 
• Provide satisfactory references
• Have previous experience on camp/in a school setting
• Attend an Induction Training Day and at least 1 set up day (these will be in the 7 day period prior to camp opening)
• Complete relevant online training modules annually 
• Coordinate pack up at the end of camp 

Salary: TBC per week (dependant on age, qualifications and experience)
Hours: 08:30 – 18:00 

NB: The above is an example of what may be involved in your duties as an Assistant Manager, and is listed to give you an insight into what the role entails. Your day may be similar to this but not identical and will include a range of other tasks and responsibilities.