CHILDREN’S CLUB SUPERVISOR

Job Title: 

Children’s Club Supervisor

Location:  

European Beach Resorts

Department: 

Neilson Summer

Dates: 

April – November

Reports to: 

Activity Manager/ Children’s Club Operations Manager

Salary: 

Up to £720 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package

Job Role Summary:

A leader, a grafter and a holiday fun maker! This sums up our Neilson Childcare Supervisors. They lead from the front, and never afraid to get stuck in.

The kid’s team are big, loud, proud, and one of the largest throughout our resorts, and these teams are made up of a whole host of different personalities.

As the Children’s Club Supervisor, you’ll lead the way and set a great example to your team. You’ll always perform to a very high level throughout your duties and assist the Children’s Club Manager in creating a professional, safe environment in which to deliver an excellent programme for our youngsters.

It’s all Go-Go-Go! The kids are full of energy, and so is our children’s club programme. Our Club Supervisors need to be able to think on their feet and take on whatever gets thrown their way. More often than not, this is usually, paint, chocolate or glitter!

Cool, Calm and Collected! Our Children’s clubs make our holidays extra special. The ability to be organised is key to making sure that our clubs remain at the top of their game.

Being a Children’s Club Supervisor is more than just a job; it’s a lifestyle. You’ll be a Superhero to the children (and their parents) with your enthusiasm, your professionalism and friendly charm.

It’s all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play!

You’ll be based in one of our beautiful European Neilson beach clubs where we operate the following different clubs:

  • Starfish crèche (4-23 months)
  • Sea Urchins (two and three years old)
  • Sea Badgers (four and five years old)
  • Surfbusters (six and seven years old)
  • Sharksters (eight and nine years old)
  • Stingrays (10 and 11 years old)
  • Surf Squad (12 and 13 years old)
  • Wave Riders (14 and 15 years old)
  • TAG (16 and 17 years old)

We’re always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease, always giving our guest’s confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

 

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • To be professional in your appearance
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and an excellent standard of customer service at all times
  • Create and deliver a daytime/evening activity programme for babies and children aged from 4months – 17yrs
  • Ensure that all activities are fun, engaging, and age-appropriate for each of the individual children’s clubs making the best use of the environment and equipment available
  • Support the Children’s Club Managers decisions throughout the season
  • Setting an example to fellow team members at all times
  • Liaise with your Children’s Club Manager regarding any issues that arise
  • Assist with disciplinary administrative tasks
  • Cover the Children’s Club Managers time off ensuring that the club runs to the same standards
  • Assist in the delivery of the start of season training
  • Develop positive working relationships with all departments
  • Ensure you are following your weekly responsibilities and tasks as set by your manager
  • Make sure that Health and Safety requirements are always considered
  • Ensure that your team meets with parents daily and encourage open communication to discuss the individual needs of each child
  • Ensure that your team organise appropriate snacks and meals for the children & teenagers
  • Ensure that your team keep the crèche, clubrooms, equipment, and toys clean, well maintained, and sterilised where appropriate
  • Ensure that your team take personal responsibility for the security of Neilson equipment and the satisfactory appearance of Neilson sites
  • To practically help coordinate the set up of the crèche, activity rooms and hotel at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season
  • Train, motivate and appraise the children’s club team to ensure the highest levels of service, and coordinate and deliver a training programme assuming responsibility for the development of the children’s club team
  • Develop positive working relationships with all departments
  • Help organise and host social events, deliver briefings and positively interact with guests at all times
  • Be prepared to move between different resorts according to the operational needs of the business and to fulfil your contractual end date
  • To be flexible working with other age groups in low season
  • Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your manager

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • First Aid certificate that is valid for the duration of your contract – This should be a minimum 6-hour practical course providing a certificate that is valid in the workplace (A Paediatric First Aid course would be preferable; however, this is not essential)
  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • Previous experience of working with children in an active environment
  • Experience running an extensive children’s club programme and managing a team
  • Previous responsibility for safety standards
  • Previous customer service experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and age-appropriate children’s club activities
  • Skilled at creating and organising a multifaceted children’s club activity programme
  • Extensive knowledge of the current Neilson children’s club programme
  • In-depth understanding of current child protection policies
  • Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management, and other staff
  • Ability to lead, motivate, train a team and maintain effective working relationships

Personal Qualities:

  • Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Clean and tidy appearance

It’s non-stop fun and games. The team always pull together and we have the best time!

I love working for Neilson Active Holidays! Doing any other job than this would be a bit rubbish!