University of York

University of York

Casual Holiday Camp Staff (York Sport)

Casual Holiday Camp Staff (York Sport)


York Commercial Ltd


£13.14 or £13.67 plus holiday pay per hour (depending on role)


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We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team at York Sport to plan and deliver a range of high quality, fun sports and activity sessions to children between the ages of 6 and 14 during the school summer holidays.

Essential attributes:

  • Level 1 or Level 2 NGB Coaching Qualification or a teaching qualification.

  • Experience of working with young children.

  • A friendly, outgoing personality with a positive can-do attitude.

  • An ability to motivate and enthuse groups of children with energy and enthusiasm.

  • Self-driven with an ability to work off own initiative.

  • Good behavioural management skills.

  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and listening skills.

  • Reliable, punctual and hardworking.

  • Desirable attributes:

  • Previous coaching experience.

  • A passion for sport.

  • First Aid qualification.

  • Safeguarding training.

  • This is a casual vacancy so hours will be offered on an ad hoc basis and coaching hours cannot be guaranteed every session/week.

    Dates of Camps:

    The camps will run during the following 4-weeks:

    w/c 22nd July / 29th July / 5th August / 12th August

    Ideally, we are looking for coaches who can commit to full weeks and a number of the weeks on offer.

    Rate of Pay:

  • Coach - £13.67 per hour
  • Sport Assistant - £13.14 per hour
  • As a casual staff member, you will also receive holiday pay on top of your hourly rate, which is paid at 12.07%. An enhanced DBS check will be required (cost covered by us).

    Closing Date: 17 May 2024

    If you are interested in applying for this casual role, please send your CV to [email protected].

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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    Casual Holiday Camp Staff (York Sport)


    University of York


    United Kingdom


    May 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 17, 2024

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    About the employer

    The University of York was established in 1963 when the University Grants Commission permitted a university in 1960. The university started operating with its first batch of 230 students on Oct. 9, 1963, under the leadership of Lord James as its chancellor. Originally the university only had 28 staff members and six departments; economics, English, education, history, politics, and mathematics. At present, the university includes nine colleges and more than 30 research centers and academic departments. The university is now accredited by the Privy Council.

    Located in Heslington, the University of York has been improving and expanding its campus ever since its establishment. The campus has plenty of landmarks, sculptures, and college buildings. The King's Manor is a historic structure that currently houses the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the Department of Archaeology. Located in the center of the campus, Central Hall is a tiered auditorium used for hosting concerts, competitions, conferences, graduations, fashion shows, and other events. The university's archives and library network includes many libraries on the campus and in the nearby area. The JB Morrell library is the campus' main library. Heslington Hall is another significant landmark of the campus.

    The University of York offers a plethora of undergraduate, research, and postgraduate programs in various fields like archaeology, sciences, computer science, law, management, medicine, mathematics, languages, arts, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. The university has 18,930 students. The university has collaborations with reputed research-oriented institutions across the world. It is a part of an alliance of 24 well-established research-intensive universities. Also, the university has great student exchange programs and research links with numerous other universities around the globe. It offers excellent professional training to its students and provides them outstanding employment opportunities in prestigious firms.

    The university has produced several notable and successful alumni. Greg Dyke is a renowned British journalist, media executive, broadcaster, and football administrator. Aníbal Cavaco Silva is Portugal's former president. Mahmoud Mohieldin is the vice-president of the World Bank Group. Jung Chang is a British writer, famous for her award-winning book 'Wild Swans'. Anthony Horowitz is an English screenwriter and novelist, popular for his works such as 'The Diamond Brothers' series, 'The Power of Five' series, and the 'Alex Rider' series. Han Seung-soo is South Korea's former prime minister. Peter Hitchens is an author and journalist who writes for The Mail. His popular works include 'The Abolition of Britain', 'The War We Never Fought', and 'The Rage Against God'. Many other distinguished people are a part of the university's alumni network.

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