Summer Scheme Activity Leader

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405883

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Summer Scheme Activity Leader based in Belfast.

Summer Scheme Activity Leader

Ref: 19/107413

FT / Temp (24 June to 15 August 2019)

Queen’s Sport

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Activity Leaders to work for 7.5-week period.  The post holders will deliver safe, progressive and enjoyable activities to children of all ages and abilities in the Queen’s Sport Summer Activity Scheme.

Major Duties include:

  • Assist the Co-ordinator and Team Leaders as required in planning and implementing a programme of activities that will include teaching/coaching a variety of sporting and non-sporting activities.
  • Assist in the supervision of the children participating in the scheme, overseeing the general safety and behaviour of the children and directing activities to prevent injury, misuse and damages to facilities or equipment.
  • Assemble and dismantle the equipment as required for use in activities.
  • Undertake training relevant to the post.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be required for the period of the summer scheme.
  • To carry out duties in a way as to enhance and protect the reputation and profile of the Queen’s Sport.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs (Grade C or above) or equivalent, including English Language and a mathematical based subject plus a teaching or coaching qualification in sport(s), physical education, or arts and crafts.
  • Recent experience of teaching or coaching children (paid or voluntary) on a part time basis for a minimum of 6 months OR 3 months experience of teaching children in a structured environment on a full time basis.  Note that those whose experience is gained as part of a teaching qualification must demonstrate a minimum of 3 months i.e. 12 weeks experience within a classroom

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the Centre can be found at //

Anticipated interview date: Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 May 2019

Salary: £8.39 per hour

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

To Apply

For further details and to APPLY please click on the APPLY button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019