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Summer Camp Director

  • Job Location

    Reddam House Berkshire, Wokingham

  • Start date

    As soon as possible

  • Duration

    Fixed-term until August 2022

  • Job Benefits

    £15,000 - £20,000 (FTE £37,500 - £50,000)


Reddam House Berkshire is seeking to appoint a Summer Camp Director to join us on a part-time contract from January to August 2022. The time commitment will vary each month due to demand of role, and the successful candidate will be required to work one day per week in January (20%), two days per week in February – April (40%), three days per week in May (60%), four days per week in June (80%) and five days per week in July and August (100%).


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
·        Oversee the development of the camp program;
·        Research, plan and book all activities for the camp;
·        Ensure enrolment procedures are carried out correctly and all paperwork is in place;
·        Report each week on numbers of leads, applications, and enrolments to Inspired Camps Coordinator;
·        Regular meetings with Principal and Inspired Camps Coordinator;
·        Develop camp policies, rules, and guidelines;
·        Ensure the operating budget for the camp is controlled;
·        Collaborate with key Reddam staff on the scheduling of classrooms, meeting facilities, recreational facilities, housing needs, and other universal facilities needed for the camp;
·        Conduct risk assessments on all activities off-site and on-site and ensure appropriate training delivered for all summer camp staff;
·        Produce forms, letters and pertinent documents needed for the implementation of the camp;
·        Handle questions, issues and concerns of parents/guardians before and during camp;
·        Establish a procedure for handling all difficulties related to health, behaviour and any other issues;
·        Monitor and ensure appropriate student behavior and adherence to camp rules and regulations;
·        Schedule group meetings with summer camp staff as required;
·        Work closely, cooperatively, and amicably with all summer camp staff members;
·        Handle emergencies in conjunction with the summer camp staff;
·        Assess the overall program to see if any changes need to be made;
·        Complete and/or oversee the completion of all documents (agreements, schedules, program evaluations, information management systems, etc.);
·        Seek advice and/or assistance from the Inspired Camps Coordinator when required;
·        Work closely with HR and the Inspired Camps Coordinator regarding the hiring and performance management of summer camp staff.

This job description is not intended to be all embracing and the post holder shall be required to carry out any other duties as directed by their line manager, or other members of Senior Management, commensurate with training and experience.

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Safeguarding Policy (including Child Protection Procedures) at all times.




Skills and previous experience


  • Experience in the outdoor recreation and/or educational sector;
  • Experience of managing and leading a team;
  • High level of IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office.


  • Experience of curriculum-based teaching;
  • Experience of coaching or teaching sports and/or extra-curricular activities;
  • Marketing/Sales and accounting experience.


Qualifications and Accreditations


  • Teaching and or coaching leadership qualifications.


  • Boarding Qualifications and/or relevant boarding experience.


Personal Attributes


  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to lead and motivate a team of staff and build effective and trusting relationships and professional networks in the wider community;
  • Highly motivated to achieve goals and ability to motivate others to do the same;
  • An innovator with a growth mindset, demonstrates curiosity and welcomes failures as a learning opportunity;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others;
  • Creative and self-motivated attitude to problem solving;
  • Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise; Patient, enthusiastic, self-controlled, and dependable.


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