Camp Manager

CAMP MANAGER


The Camp Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of our multi-activity holiday childcare programmes, whilst ensuring the welfare and safety of the children on Camp is maintained at all times.  You will be responsible for managing, motivating and supporting your staff team in order to create fun and exciting holiday camps which promote participation, structure, care and development. You will ensure successful execution of all policies and procedures, liaising with parents, school representatives and Head Office. As well as leading sessions, staff will contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional, and social care offered.



The position of the Camp Manager is a busy but hugely rewarding and varied role, where the experience of parents and children rests on your shoulders.


Requirements: • Educated to degree level or equivalent, or with significant managerial experience within the camp or childcare industry. • Ideally qualified in sport, art, childcare or teaching, with significant experience of working with children. • Natural leader with management experience, ideally within teaching/coaching sector. • Excellent communicator, with confident face to face customer service skills. • Good working knowledge of camp activities. • Good decision maker, able to quickly assess and make informed judgments. • Pro-active and conscientious, able to adapt to situations when required.


Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the role of the Camp Manager is to manage and support all staff, resources and processes to ensure the smooth running of a venue and all of its programmes.

Duties include:

  • Manage, direct and support staff to ensure they adhere to processes and procedures whilst the children in the care of continually have a fun, stimulating and safe time
  • Ensure that quality programmes across the brands are planned and delivered with structure and enthusiasm by staff at all times
  • Liaise with parents in person and by phone with regard to the children's needs and feedback on any issues which arise
  • Demonstrate continuous respect for the host venue and Camps resources by managing your staff team and ensuring cleanliness and safety at all times
  • Prepare and lead a Camp Induction and Training Day ensuring your camp, equipment and staff are ready for the first day of the season
  • Ensure that the pastoral needs of the children are well-catered for through active supervision and care throughout the day
  • Manage daily administration including sign in/out of children, timetabling and allocation of staff to timetabled activities plus other adhoc duties as required
  • Where necessary share appropriate information with professionals and/or colleagues as may be required to keep everyone safe.
  • Promote a positive culture of information sharing which leads to effective safeguarding processes being followed as per the company’s Safeguarding Policy.
  • Take responsibility on behalf of for day to day safeguarding management, following the APF safeguarding policy. 


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