12 Oct, 2019

Summer Counsellor

£8.00 - £9.00 hourly
  • Oxford Royale Academy
  • Oxford, UK, Cambridge, St Mary's Ascot, St Andrew's, London
Vacation Care Teaching, Tutoring, Education & Invigilation Vacation and Summer Jobs

Job Description/Duties

Counsellors are the first point of contact for our students outside of lessons, responsible for their everyday well-being (on campus and on trips) and for the delivery of their extra-curricular activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading activities assigned by the Junior Dean.
  • Supervise students whilst on campus, on coaches and at external excursion sites.
  • Ensure the student experience is of the highest standard.
  • Everyday wellbeing and safety of the students.
  • Organisation of additional ad hoc activities.

The role will be based at one of our summer sites in Oxford, Cambridge, London, Ascot or St Andrews.

Position Details

  • Working hours will be approximately 40 per week across 6 days.
  • Our courses run in sets of 2 weeks from June to August, with the majority of the courses running from July to Mid-August.
  • There are four, six and ten week contracts available.
  • Mandatory training will take place during the week before student arrivals.
  • There are a small number of Residential Counsellor positions available which encompass additional responsibilities.

Person Specification

This job would suit someone who displays the following key attributes:

  • A team player who is willing to thoroughly immerse themselves in Oxford Royale Academy's course activities and events;
  • Fluent speaker of English;
  • Able to take initiative;
  • Take direction and follow through tasks to completion;
  • Approachable and personable with the ability to build relationships with people from all walks of life.

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