• Summer Camp
  • Spain
  • Closing date: Jun 22, 2020

Summer Camp Counsellors

Can you imagine every nook and cranny of every street of every corner of a quaint Spanish town filled with teenagers from around the globe? Well, such a place exists and it’s here!

Do you like working with children? If you are responsible, imaginative, caring and full of energy, this might be the summer job you are looking for!

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Can you imagine every nook and cranny of every street of every corner of a quaint Spanish town filled with teenagers from around the globe? Well, such a place exists and it’s here!

We are an English immersion course for Spanish students to practice English without having to travel abroad. Since July 2004 we have “taught” English to Spaniards and welcomed thousands of English-speaking teenagers to our little villages, where the official language is no longer Spanish.

During the program they are accompanied by Counsellors who are in charge of managing groups of 8 to 10 children (Spaniards and volunteers who are English native speakers). The program is directed by the Program Director and the Master of Ceremonies, who will be in charge of making sure that the program is following the structure it is supposed to as well as organising activities, and providing support to the Counsellors.

The Summer programs for Kids don’t have English-speaking volunteers, so the counsellors will be the ones in charge of exposing the children to English language through games, sports, theatre and plenty of activities.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Supervise daily recreational and social activities for groups of students.
  • Explain activities, play games and instruct workshops: sports, arts and crafts, theatre, music, dance, etc… The participants will rely on you to guide them through their activities and you must have both the charisma to work with a group and the sensitivity to listen to the individual.
  • Make sure the campers speak and hear as much English as possible.
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations, and ensure the safety and well-being of the campers.
  • This demanding role requires constant energy and enthusiasm. You will be a role model, teacher, mediator, comedian and friend. In these residential camps, you’ll be with the children 24 hours a day.
  • Overseeing appropriate behaviour at meal times.
  • Chaperoning on the bus trip from Madrid to the venue and back.
  • Volunteers pick-ups and drop-offs in Madrid.

PROGRAM SPECIFICS

  • Location: Our camps take place at a number of rural resorts (all with an assortment of sports and leisure facilities)
  • Ages of students: Kids – 7 to 12 years old and Teens – 13 to 18 years old
  • Schedule: Residential Camp. Full time
  • Dates
    We have FOUR weeks of our “traditional” Pueblo Inglés Kids & Teens programs
    We also have FOUR weeks of the camps for the Public Education System
    You can choose to make from one to four weeks, in a row or with a break
    From the week of the 22nd of June to the last week of July

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Age: Counsellors must be at least 21 years old (born in 1999 or before)
  • Languages: Must be a native English speaker or have a bilingual level
  • EU-citizens (or legal work permit in Spain)
  • Certificate of Criminal Records that allows you to work with minors (for example, DBS/CRB check, Garda vetting…)
  • Desirable previous camp experience, 1 to 2 proven years of working with children. Teaching experience is an advantage and might be required for some of the residential camps

WHAT WE OFFER

Contract: We offer a Spanish employment. This will require a Spanish Social Security number.

Training: You have to be in Madrid for training and contract signing. We will provide lunch on this day. We provide accommodation for the airport pick-up night, but the training night will be at your own expense.

Salary: From 300€ depending on the number of weeks. Food an accommodation provided at the camps.

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What you need to know:

Location: Spain
Contract Length: Week(s)
Job Type: Summer Camp
Age Group: Young Learners, Teenagers
School Type: Summer School
Pay: 300 Per Week
Accommodation Included: Yes
Start Date: 22nd Jun 2020
Application Deadline: 22nd Jun 2020
Degree Required? No
TEFL Certificate Hours Required 20+ hours
Job Reference US14380
Number of Vacancies 150

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