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Activity Leader English Mother Tongue
MLA (Move Language Ahead) is an industry leader in providing safe, educational, and cultural holidays to students from around the world. Each year thousands of students travel with MLA as part of our short-term English as a second language (ESL) programmes. Along with our proprietary ESL curriculum, we also provide our students with great excursions featuring some of the most popular historical and tourist destinations across the globe.

Responsible for the activities presented by MLA Reports to Centre Director Residential employment available from late June – July 6 days a week As an Activity Leader you are responsible for entertaining, guiding, planning and leading the students through a variety of activities, which you will both lead and partake in. Duties include taking part and leading activities which take place at the centre. In addition, you will be responsible for residential supervision such as at mealtimes and pastoral duties. Summer centres are very busy places and there may be duties to perform in addition to those detailed below;

To ensure adequate preparation & set up for centre activities and excursions Lead, supervise, motivate & engage students on activities and excursions, through active participation yourself Pro-actively encouraging the students to take part in planned activities both during the day and in the evenings Preparing full activity plans for each activity and ensuring that you have read all the risk assessments. To assist in the organisation and preparation of a wide range of activities, including during the day, evenings, excursions, and pastoral duties To participate in, supervise and lead all activities including sports, karaoke, disco nights, etc.
Age 18-25;
Excellent organisational and Interpersonal skills;
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment;
Flexibility and adaptability;
Ability to work as part of a team;

A First Aid qualification or willingness to obtain Lifeguard and or/ other coaching qualification Experience of training for or working in the Sport, Leisure, Theatre or similar industry Knowledge of the rules and organisation of one or more sports / games An Interest and able to organise activities such as drama, arts & crafts, talent shows


UK, USA, Ireland

Contracts available from late June through July 2022

Full room and board in double occupancy (Shared with another Activity Leader of the same gender) CONTRACT – COLLABORAZIONE OCCASIONALE You will work on average 48 hours per week. You are entitled to one day off per week. Evening and weekend work will be involved as the role demands a high degree of flexibility and teamwork. Employees must commit to a minimum 3-week contract to minimize employee onboarding and training. In limited cases an employee may be assigned a 1-week or 2-week contract to meet the needs of the programme and dynamic enrollment.
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