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Staff Testimonial

Really great atmosphere for kids and staff, loved meeting new people.


Elizabeth Elizabeth 5th December 2017

Roles | Senior Sports Instructor

Responsibilities: Senior Sports Instructors are responsible for supporting staff with their activity sessions on camp, creating the activity timetable, developing the teams sporting knowledge and overseeing the Early and Late Club sessions.

Duties include:

• Coordinate the Early and Late Club sessions. SSI hours start at 7.30am to enable them to set up for the Early Club and pre-register children
• Organise a varied timetable that’s age appropriate and makes good use of all equipment provided
• Provide cover when required if a staff member is not present or needs assistance
• Communicate with Central Office to provide them with necessary information
• Be in 4 out of 6 sessions a day supporting and guiding staff
• Use your sporting knowledge to enhance activities and ensure they’re safe for both children and staff
• Oversee paperwork with Specialist Instructors (e.g. Fencers, Lifeguards & Multi Activity Instructors)
• Answer any questions parents/guardians might have at registration and collection
• Timetable Skills Builders courses and ensure the content is being followed correctly (click here to learn about our Skills Builders courses)
• Ensure swimming sessions and paperwork are being delivered in accordance with Barracudas codes of practice
• The SSI role will depend on the number of children on camp. The SSI will be included in ratio if numbers do not exceed the set criteria. Head office will notify staff directly if this is applicable. 

Requirements - You will:

• Attend compulsory Senior Training Day
• Have previous sporting experience
• Have previous coaching experience (ideally with children)
• Be eligible to work in the UK
• Obtain an enhanced DBS check through Barracudas
• Provide satisfactory references
• Be available for Induction Training Day and at least 1 set up day (these will be in the 7 day period prior to camp opening)
• Hold/complete a Barracudas Multi-Activity qualification
• Complete relevant online training modules annually
• Coordinate pack up at the end of camp

Age of children: 4½ -14 years
Hours: 07:30 – 17:00
Salary: £420.00 - £475.00 per week (dependent on age, qualifications and experience)

NB: The above is an example of what may be involved in your duties as a Senior Sports Instructor 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.


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