Kids Club Activity Leader

with Alpine Elements

newspaper Activity Instructor Mountain Bike Management Beach
locationFrance, France
start dateSummer May-September
salary Upon Application
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you.

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typical day A Typical Day in the Job

Dependant on location you will report to the Activities Manager or the Childcare Manager

where you will assist with the overall smooth running of the Childcare program 5-6 days a

week. You will be responsible for the safe and effective deliverance of the various Kids Clubs

that we operate across our programs which encompass children of ages 4-7 and ages 8-12.

Creating new, fun and kerr-azy activities you will ensure that all children are comfortable in

their surroundings and enjoy their holiday. All activities will be age appropriate and suited

to parents when applicable. Typically your day will be from 8am – 6pm with a break in the

middle of the day where the children will re-join their parents for lunch, however you will

run an evening activity 1-2 nights a week.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

Customer Focus

o Interacting with all guests in a professional yet relaxed fashion both during the day

and evening

o Represent the company in a professional, well presented manner at all times and in

compliance with the company uniform policy

o Deliver the Child Care section of the welcome meeting to promote childcare activities

to all guests

o Upsell in-resort extras e.g. Excursions, Junior Squad


o Plan, organise & provide an engaging, inclusive and exciting range of activities for

Kids Clubs – lawn games, arts & crafts, pool activities, bike rides, kayaking, sailing,


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o Carry out all activities in a safe manner with regard to children’s learning and welfare


o Ensure children have adequate shade, water breaks and sunscreen

o Run evening social events for Kids Club members

o Arrange prizes/certificates and awards for the children at the end of their week

o Ensure children are signed in and out of your care by parent/guardian

o Attending daily staff meeting to discuss activity plans and duties for the day

o Ensure all children are registered including; special diet, allergies, care needs are

recorded, monitored & delivered appropriately

o Carrying out first aid and completing accident forms as necessary

o Attend & socialise with children & guests at Welcome Meals/Theme Nights/BBQs

o Complete health & safety and risk assessment for your designated childcare facilities

and activities

o Carrying out monthly stock takes, weekly deep clean of activity equipment &

childcare facilities

o Archiving all relevant childcare paperwork on a weekly basis

o Assisting other departments as per operational needs

Key Relationships:

o Internal: Customers and their children, Childcare Manager, Activities Manager, Hotel

Manager, General Staff

o External: Suppliers, property owners

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We
place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we
provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.
Personal Qualities
o Strong social/people skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
o Highly Motivated (E)
o Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)
o Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
o Ability to cope under pressure (E)
o Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)
o Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
o Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Skills & Ability
o Strong Open Water Swimming Ability (E)
o Ability to run active and engaging activities (E)
o Customer Service (E)
o Communication Skills (E)
o Problem Solving & Complaint Handling (E)
o Sales Experience (E)
o Planning/Organisational (E)
o Literate and numerate (E)
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o IT, Admin & Social Media (E)
o Prior experience of sailing, windsurfing and paddlesports (HD)
o Conversational French / Greek (D)
o NVQ Level 2 OR BTEC OR Early Years (D)
o Paediatric First Aid (D)
o Relevant / Transferable Work Experience (E)
o Secure Cash Handling Experience (HD)
o Seasonal overseas experience with an Overseas Tour Operator (HD)

our offer What we can offer you

At Alpine Elements we realise that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, so we will provide our seasonal staff with:
· A competitive salary,
· Transport to and from resort from a London departure point
· Accommodation, including utilities
· 2 Meals per day
· Branded uniform
· Access to use of sports equipment e.g. bikes, paddleboard.
· Lift Pass for hiking or biking on the mountain
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Staff Concessions on our holidays for up to 13 months after you’ve completed your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers e.g. Sun God sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop ski & casual clothing.


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