Job details

Activity Leader
Stafford House Canterbury

Job reference: 000241

Centre/School: Stafford House Canterbury

Closing date: 30/06/2022

Job start date: 01/07/2022

Salary: 18-22 years old: £9.18 / 23+ years old: £9.50

Employment type: Sessional Contract

Department: Student Services


Stafford House is a global company with schools based in the UK and Canada, but also our sales team based around the world recruiting great students! Our missions is to educate, inspire and help our students enjoy our cities, empowering them with confidence to realise their personal potential. We offer a true experience  for our students and it takes dedicated and special employees to help deliver that. Our 'Lions' are part of the Stafford House family from the start as we quickly integrate people into the team and look to build individual skills to allow them to truly excel in their role and push onto greater things. Once a Lion!

Stafford House International is part of CATS Global Schools, a leading education group committed to inspiring the next generation of world shapers.

The group brings together 16 institutions that provide students around the globe with the education they need to develop real life skills for the future. Our dedicated team of pioneering, persevering people, including teachers and welfare specialists, work together to create a positive environment so that every student achieves their full potential.

We are looking for highly-motivated and responsible residential Student Welfare Officers to join our friendly, professional team in Canterbury this summer, working with adult and junior international students


  • Under the guidance of the Activities Manager, and utilising the outlined social program provided by Head Office, plan, organise and implement a high-quality programme of activities and excursions, leading by example.
  • Motivate and encourage students to take an active part in the programme.
  • Supervise and look after the safety and welfare of students.

Please review the attached job description for further details 



Level of spoken and written English equivalent to CEF level C1/CAE/IELTS 7.0
Interested in, and able to organise activities such as drama, arts & crafts, talent shows etc.
Able to adapt quickly to change and be flexible
Effective communicator
Flexible and a team player
Able to motivate and encourage large groups of children and teenagers
Able to address large groups of young people
18 years of age or over
Willing to carry out manual duties
Able to sustain long periods of physical activity
Actively enjoy spending time with children/teenagers
Professional appearance


Qualifications in related subjects (e.g., arts, drama, sports, etc) *
Coaching/arts teaching qualification*
Current First Aid certificate**
Current RLSS lifesavers qualification
Previous summer school experience
Experience of working with children and/or teenagers
Competent sports/games person with knowledge of the rules and organisation of one or more sports


We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Building on our core values - Pioneering, Persevering, People - we pledge to deliver a series of events, guests speakers and focus groups to ensure we offer respect and understanding to all communities 


Stafford House and CATS Global Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect everyone connected with the organisation to share this commitment. All positions are subject to safer recruitment Pre Employment Checks in line with KCSIE guidelines.