Camp Leader- Summer Scheme

£23,400 - £23,400

Job Description

Queen’s University seek to recruit a number of Team Leaders to work for 8-week period from the 24th June. The post holders will assist in the co-ordination and delivery of a programme of supervised indoor and outdoor activities, across a variety of sporting and non-sporting themes. You will assist with the supervision and safeguarding of Activity Leaders, Junior Leaders and casual coaches in delivering safe, progressive and enjoyable activities suitable for children of all ages and abilities.



You will be the first point of contact for enquiries from parents and will ensure all incidents and accidents including health and safety and safeguarding are recorded and reported to the Summer Scheme Co-ordinator on a daily basis. You will assist in the supervision and safeguarding of the children participating in the scheme, overseeing the general safety and behaviour of the children by directing and supervising activities to prevent injury, misuse and damages to facilities or equipment.



You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to provide clear direction and guidance. This is a full-time position from 24 June – 16 August 2024 (inclusive to staff training) and successful candidates will be expected to have availability throughout this period. The post meets the definition of regulated activity and requires an enhanced disclosure check and references.



The Summer Scheme at Queen’s Sport is a popular programme that offers children aged 6 - 14 years old a high-quality activity experience. Children can learn new skills that promote an active lifestyle by providing opportunities to try new sports in a fun and supportive environment. You will also be supervising our Junior Leadership programme which is for 15-17 year olds experiencing coaching for the first time.



Further information about the Directorate can be found at – http://www.queenssport.com/



MAIN ACTIVITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:



Assist the Co-ordinator as required in planning and implementing a programme of supervised indoor and outdoor activities, across a variety of sporting and non-sporting themes.



To assist with the supervision and safeguarding of Activity Leaders, Junior Leaders and casual coaches in delivering safe, progressive and enjoyable activities suitable for children of all ages and abilities.



Be the first point of contact for enquiries from parents and ensure all incidents and accidents including health & safety and safeguarding are recorded and reported to summer scheme co-ordinator on a daily basis.



Assist in the supervision of the children participating in the scheme, overseeing the general safety and behaviour of the children by directing and supervising activities to prevent injury, misuse and damages to facilities or equipment.



To undertake training relevant to the post.



To carry out duties in a way as to enhance and protect the reputation and profile of the Queen’s Sport.



Any other relevant duties as may be required for the period of the summer scheme.



PLANNING AND ORGANISING:



Assist with co-ordination of a 7-week programme of sporting and non-sporting activity.



Plan weekly work programmes for team of 4 Activity Leaders.



Plan and organise sporting and non-sporting activities for group of children on a daily / weekly basis.



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES (e.g. People, Finance, Equipment):



Manage work programme of 4 Activity Leaders on a weekly basis.



Facilitate weekly meetings with Activity Leaders.



Responsible for health, safety, safeguarding and well being of approximately 40 children on a daily basis with activity leaders.



Assist with management of inventory.



INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:



Liaise with Co-ordinator on a daily basis.



Liaise with parents on a daily basis.



Liaise with administrative and operational staff within Queen’s Sport on a regular basis.




Qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (Grade C or above) or equivalent, including English Language and a mathematical based subject.



DESIRABLE



A sports leader award or coaching award in any sport.



Be a qualified school teacher with a minimum of one year’s teaching experience within the previous five years.



First Aid qualification.



Previous experience of supervising staff in a children’s scheme or other sporting initiative.



Hold a current valid driving licence and have use of a car during the scheme.



Safeguarding in Sport Qualificiation



Skills

Previous experience as an Activity Leader for a minimum period of four months within the last two years OR as a Team Leader for a minimum period of two months within the last year in other sporting or non sporting initiatives for children.



DESIRABLE



Recent experience in working with children (full-time or part-time) for a minimum period of six months (within the last 2 years).



Recent experience of implementing safe sporting and non-sporting activities to young people following Covid guidelines within an education and/or sporting context.



Other Skills/Knowledge



Sporting or cultural interests.



Good organisational and motivational skills.



Demonstrate good communication skills.



Presentation



Neat and tidy appearance.



Personal Qualities



Ability to respond clearly to direction.



Ability to provide clear direction and guidance.



Customer oriented.



Ability to use initiative and work unaccompanied.



Desire to contribute and demonstrate commitment to team.



Ability to work flexible hours.

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This role will involve co-ordination of the initial stages of a Languages mentoring programme, between May and July/August 2024 (12 weeks). The programme will be rolled out in 2024-2025 and will be led by Languages at Queen’s, in collaboration with NICILT. This is a research impact programme, aimed at supporting year 12 students of Languages in schools in NI, primarily through mentoring but also through talks and a taster event at Queen’s, such that those with an interest in taking a language at A level feel confident and empowered to take a positive decision. The mentors will be final-year languages students at Queen’s.



The 12-week internship will involve 140 hours of work, working with staff and students in Languages, and with NICILT, to undertake the following:




  • Coordination of the recruitment of mentors

  • Working with Queen’s to organise Access NI checks

  • Coordination of the recruitment of participating schools

  • Liaising with the selected schools to ensure all paperwork is completed by late June

  • Completing a first draft of the baseline questionnaires for pupils and for teachers

  • Planning the training session for mentors




Qualifications

Criteria



Essential



A completed degree including French, Irish or Spanish.



Ability to use Microsoft programmes such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.



Experience in questionnaire design and basic quantitative analysis.



Experience of working as part of a team (in any field).



Demonstrable organisational skills (in any field).



 



Desirable



An understanding of the CCEA GCSE curriculum in French, Irish or Spanish.



Experience in teaching or tutoring at GCSE or A level.



A period of residence working or studying abroad or in the Gaeltacht.



Experience of working with young people under 18.



Skills

Criteria



Essential



A completed degree including French, Irish or Spanish.



Ability to use Microsoft programmes such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.



Experience in questionnaire design and basic quantitative analysis.



Experience of working as part of a team (in any field).



Demonstrable organisational skills (in any field).



 



Desirable



An understanding of the CCEA GCSE curriculum in French, Irish or Spanish.



Experience in teaching or tutoring at GCSE or A level.



A period of residence working or studying abroad or in the Gaeltacht.



Experience of working with young people under 18.

Research Assistant (8 hours per week for a maximum of 8 weeks)



This part-time role will support an academic literature review project on the impact of digitalization and the use of information technology in the workplace.



Please apply through QWORK.



If you are not already registered, please do so here www.q-work.co.uk/



The closing date for applications is Sunday 14 April 2024 at 5pm




Qualifications

Enrollment in a PhD program at Queen’s Business School.



Skills

We seek applicants who wish to gain first-hand experience conducting a systematic literature review research project.



This part-time role is intended for an individual who is currently enrolled in a PhD program at Queen’s Business School.



Excellent written communication skills and knowledge of systematic literature review are essential. Previous experience in a systematic literature review project is desirable. Please list all your research projects (published or unpublished) on your CV.

Are you intrigued by global perspectives? Do you thrive in collaborative environments? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!



We are currently seeking a group of enthusiastic students for a short-term contract to participate in testing and supporting the development of resources and activities for a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Resource Hub.



COIL offers students the chance to collaborate with peers from diverse geographical locations on course-related projects, utilising digital tools to engage in virtual experiences that enrich their learning journey.



Working in collaboration with members of the Education Project Development Team for Strategy 2030, you will be at the forefront of shaping the future of online learning and the internationalisation of education. This position presents a unique chance to work closely with our team, contributing to the creation of innovative educational materials that will enhance the learning experiences of students not only at Queen's University but also across the globe.



Key Responsibilities:




  • Participate in testing and providing feedback on course materials and activities for the COIL Resource Hub.

  • Collaborate with staff members to explore and develop online activities aimed at building connections among students from different locations.

  • Contribute ideas and insights to enhance the effectiveness and relevance of COIL resources.



Benefits:




  • Gain valuable experience in educational project development and online learning initiatives.

  • Collaborate with a diverse team of professionals and students.

  • Make a meaningful impact on the internationalisation of education.

  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate student commitments.



If you are excited about the prospect of creating connections across the world through online learning and are eager to contribute to this dynamic project, we want to hear from you!



Time commitment: up to 8 hours per week for approximately 4 weeks. An extension may be possible, depending on project needs.   



To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant experience.  



Qualifications

Qualifications



We are open to receiving applications from any student at Queens (regardless of subject discipline or level). However, it is vital that the successful candidate complies with the following:




  • Candidate must be a current student at Queen’s University, Belfast.



Skills

Essential Criteria:




  • Enrolled as a student at Queen's University.

  • Passionate about online learning and global collaboration.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Knowledge and/or experience of using digital tools in education.

  • Interest in shaping the future of education.



Desirable Criteria:




  • Candidates from Education and/or International Studies disciplines

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