Children's Activity Instructor

Location Leatherhead
Job type: Flexible
Salary: £Up To £13.56 Per Hour
Contact name: Ella Cunnell

Job ref: 173803

GLL is looking for a Children’s Activity Instructor to work at Leatherhead Leisure Centre. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Children’s Activity Instructor, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a coaching job, it's a career.


As a Children’s Activity Instructor It goes without saying that you’ll be friendly and approachable as well as being imaginative, creative and a positive role model to the children that you supervise.


What you need:

*         Good understanding of the characteristics and qualities that guardians expect from a childcare provision

*         Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation

*         Knowledge of GLL Safeguarding Polices Procedures and Code of Conduct on Safer Working Practices.

*         Suitable level of experience  working with children under 8 or a relevant child care / play work qualification

*         Experience of delivering an enabling environment whilst responding to children’s individual needs.


As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you’ll do:

*         Comply with the commitments out lined in the ‘Customer Charter’, ensuring that standards are maintained as stipulated

*         Ensure that all brand compliance is followed

*         Follow the legal requirements in line with Ofsted legislation

*         Ensure you follow all relevant administration procedures

*         Ensure that every child is given equality of opportunity and they are all included and supported

*         Care of overs 8’s, does not adversely affect the care of the under 8’s

*         Keeping all areas and equipment are checked and cleaned as per the cleaning matrix

*         Ensuring you deal, log and report to the Children Activity Supervisor all safeguarding issues


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:


*         A Values driven organisation

*         Learning & development to support career development

*         Good Pension schemes

*         Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • Industry leading rates of pay
  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal
  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria
  • Health assurance
  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.
  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)
  • 25% off Red Letter Days
  • 25% off Buy A Gift
  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.


Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.


One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer:

  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.


So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.


Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.


However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.