Kings Camps Assistant Manager

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Site Manager in the overall delivery of a unique Kings Camp experience, ensuring every child is safe, engaged and makes progress, regardless or their ability.

Kings Camps Assistant Manager

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Site Manager in the overall delivery of a unique Kings Camp experience, ensuring every child is safe, engaged and makes progress, regardless or their ability.

Working on Kings Camps

Kings Camps is a market leading not-for-profit organisation, offering children’s sports and activity camps in the school holidays. Operating at 55 locations across England, Scotland and Wales delivering high quality sports sessions designed to get children and young people active, having fun and learning together. As an Assistant Manager you should have a passion and experience working with children and young people between the ages of 5 – 17 years old. Assistant Managers are appointed at larger camps (with over 80 children) so you’ll need to co-lead whole camp warm ups and weekly events to showcase the skills each child has developed. You’ll be the point-person for parents, staff and venue personnel in the absence of the Site Manager and will help deal with any queries, complaints and site visits.

Working on Kings Camps

Kings Camps is a market leading not-for-profit organisation, offering children’s sports and activity camps in the school holidays. Operating at 55 locations across England, Scotland and Wales delivering high quality sports sessions designed to get children and young people active, having fun and learning together. As an Assistant Manager you should have a passion and experience working with children and young people between the ages of 5 – 17 years old. Assistant Managers are appointed at larger camps (with over 80 children) so you’ll need to co-lead whole camp warm ups and weekly events to showcase the skills each child has developed. You’ll be the point-person for parents, staff and venue personnel in the absence of the Site Manager and will help deal with any queries, complaints and site visits.
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Job Details

Our coaches – we call them Red Tops – deliver high quality sports sessions, getting children and young people active, having fun and learning together. To become a Red Top, you’ll need energy, passion and a commitment to child development. We call this The Kings Factor.

We’re looking for high energy individuals who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • At least 6 months experience working with children and/or young people between 5 – 17 years
  • At least 3 months experience in Management or Leadership position that includes delivering high quality customer service
  • Hold or working towards a childcare, sport or teaching related degree (or relevant qualification)
  • Hold, or willing to attend training for, a valid paediatric first aid qualification
  • A vibrant and resilient team player with leadership skills to instil excitement and motivation in staff and children
  • Experience of implementing high standards of health and safety and safeguarding
  • At times, things may change, so you’ll need to be flexible, with a willingness to adapt

Child safety is out number one priority, so Managers is responsible for supporting the Site Manager in the overall delivery of a unique Kings Camps experience, ensuring every child is safe, engages and makes progress, regardless of their ability. You’ll also follow operating procedures and policies, completing the relevant paperwork, including the recording of incidents, staff rotas and co-managing OFSTED requirements. You’ll be expected to be on camp between 8am – 6pm to be available to talk to parents at the start and end of the day.

Assistant Managers won’t be in ratio but will require to relieve coaching sessions at lunchtimes and will demonstrate good practice, energetically involving yourself in camp activities and working collaboratively with peers.

We’re looking for Managers to be available for the full duration of the shorter seasons, and in summer (our busiest season) for a minimum of 3 consecutive weeks)
We also have the odd pre-camp training date which may fall on a weekend (but we’ll let you know dates in advance).
We pay above the National average hourly wage plus additional accrued holiday pay.

We’re committed to safer recruitment¬†

The Kings Active Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safer recruitment is central to the way we work and all staff and volunteers are expected to share our commitment to safeguarding, always creating an environment where young people feel safe and can thrive.

Staff selection process includes:

  • An interview (approx 40 minutes), via video call, which covers suitability, experience, skills, attitudes as well as the opportunity to showcase an activity session plan
  • If successful at interview, we will speak to at least 2 professional references from your work history
  • Once offered a position, this will subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure with barred list check (or equivalent for Scottish Residents)

Ongoing training and performance evaluations will feature in the role, with structured support from your Site Manager and performance targets communicated. High performing coaches will be entered onto our staff development programme, with the aim of securing a future promotion (we actively seek to promote from within) and a priority contract for the following seasons!

Job Details

Our coaches – we call them Red Tops – deliver high quality sports sessions, getting children and young people active, having fun and learning together. To become a Red Top, you’ll need energy, passion and a commitment to child development. We call this The Kings Factor.

We’re looking for high energy individuals who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • At least 6 months experience working with children and/or young people between 5 – 17 years
  • At least 3 months experience in Management or Leadership position that includes delivering high quality customer service
  • Hold or working towards a childcare, sport or teaching related degree (or relevant qualification)
  • Hold, or willing to attend training for, a valid paediatric first aid qualification
  • A vibrant and resilient team player with leadership skills to instil excitement and motivation in staff and children
  • Experience of implementing high standards of health and safety and safeguarding
  • At times, things may change, so you’ll need to be flexible, with a willingness to adapt

Child safety is out number one priority, so Managers is responsible for supporting the Site Manager in the overall delivery of a unique Kings Camps experience, ensuring every child is safe, engages and makes progress, regardless of their ability. You’ll also follow operating procedures and policies, completing the relevant paperwork, including the recording of incidents, staff rotas and co-managing OFSTED requirements. You’ll be expected to be on camp between 8am – 6pm to be available to talk to parents at the start and end of the day.

Assistant Managers won’t be in ratio but will require to relieve coaching sessions at lunchtimes and will demonstrate good practice, energetically involving yourself in camp activities and working collaboratively with peers.

We’re looking for Managers to be available for the full duration of the shorter seasons, and in summer (our busiest season) for a minimum of 3 consecutive weeks)
We also have the odd pre-camp training date which may fall on a weekend (but we’ll let you know dates in advance).
We pay above the National average hourly wage plus additional accrued holiday pay.

We’re committed to safer recruitment¬†

The Kings Active Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safer recruitment is central to the way we work and all staff and volunteers are expected to share our commitment to safeguarding, always creating an environment where young people feel safe and can thrive.

Staff selection process includes:

  • An interview (approx 40 minutes), via video call, which covers suitability, experience, skills, attitudes as well as the opportunity to showcase an activity session plan
  • If successful at interview, we will speak to at least 2 professional references from your work history
  • Once offered a position, this will subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure with barred list check (or equivalent for Scottish Residents)

Ongoing training and performance evaluations will feature in the role, with structured support from your Site Manager and performance targets communicated. High performing coaches will be entered onto our staff development programme, with the aim of securing a future promotion (we actively seek to promote from within) and a priority contract for the following seasons!

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