English language, Cultural and Activity courses for teenagers from 9 – 17 years UK, 10 – 19 years USA.
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Welfare Leader

Job title: Welfare Leader (WL)

Reports to: Head of Pastoral Care (HPC)

Location: 15 residential and 2 non-residential centres across the UK

Contract and remuneration:

  1. 4 weeks with a possible extension
  2. 42 hours a week
  3. Full board and accommodation provided at £37.45 a week (£5.35 a day)

Job overview:

The WL’s key responsibility is the overall welfare of the students to ensure they are safe, secure, happy and respect other students, staff and the facilities.  The WL will work alongside the Senior Welfare Leader (SWL), the HPC and all other activity and teaching staff members in this role.  The WL will be required to assist and lead night duties from 10.00 p.m. to 1.00 a.m. for four nights a week.

Job tasks:

Person specification:





18 or over

Criminal Check

Enhanced DBS or CRB certificate




First Aid Certificate*

Safeguarding Children Level 1 certificate


Previous experience working with children/teenagers

Previous summer school experience, ideally in a residential position

Personal attributes

Flexible approach to the working day

Smart appearance, enthusiastic team player

Skills and abilities

Ability to create and sustain working relationships with children and young adults

Excellent communication skills and proficient in English language

Outgoing personality

Ability to work in high pressure environment

Ability to ‘think on your feet’

Native English speaker


Eligible to live and work in the UK

* Increments will be paid to staff who hold relevant qualifications

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Contact Details

Ardmore Language Schools Ltd, Berkshire College, Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Berkshire, SL6 6QR, England
Registered in England and Wales No: 1647636
T: 01628 826699F: 01628 829977E: info@theardmoregroup.com

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