Summer Camps Junior Coaches – Various Activities

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenges of their times.

The International School of Geneva has an excellent reputation for the quality of its education and its diverse multicultural environment. Its success is mainly due to the openness and commitment of all its employees.

Place

Foundation

Contract
Full-time
Start date
Application deadline

Summer Camps Junior Coaches – Various Activities 

Full-time: the role is 100% (40 hours per week) for up to 1 week in June,  4 weeks in July and 2 weeks in August (7 weeks work in total). Specific working times will depend on specific activities and availability of successful candidates.
 

These roles are part of the Foundation Camps programme.
 

Responsibilities :

  • Lead the activities with the Head Coach
  • Support Camp Coach in running an activity and supervision of a group of up to 16 children aged 5-13 taking part in one of the different activities offered at Ecolint Camps. This will include supervision of arrivals and departures (including attendance register), mealtimes, and structured free time activities, as well as the core activity.
  • The Junior Coach  is responsible for the safety, pastoral care and wellbeing of the children in his or her charge at all times throughout the week of camps.
     

Candidate Requirements:

  • ONLY FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
  • Be Aged of 18 years old minimum + experience working with children and young people, ideally in a school or holiday camp setting or equivalent.
  • Personable, kind, caring disposition.
  • Passion and knowledge for the subject of the camp, and the creativity, energy and enthusiasm to transmit that passion to young
  • people of different levels of experience and ability.
  • Recognized qualifications in related fields and/or pedagogy are an asset, though not necessarily required.
  • Holder of a valid work permit
     

Other relevant information:

  • Job-holder can enrol his or her children in the Summer Camp programme free of charge (when they are working on site) if relevant.
  • We don’t provide accommodation for the staff.
     

Candidates are required to send their CV with three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a cover letter to the attention of Mrs Naïma HADDADI, Director of Camps, International School of Geneva, via our website by February the 19th 2024, mentioning the reference number 1.

Note

The Ecole Internationale de Genève values and encourages diversity among its staff. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous checks on their prior conduct with regard to Child Protection as appropriate to their position, including reference checking with previous employers and the relevant authorities.