Working at Mountain Adventure Camps
Looking for a job with a difference this summer? Love working with children and want to live in one of the most breath taking regions in Europe? Working at an international summer camp is demanding and requires long hours but the benefits speak for themselves.
International summer camps aren’t just great fun for the children attending, but is also one of the best places to work…
We are looking for like-minded people to join our team; available positions include Language Teacher and Group Leader. Both roles follow a similar daily routine at Mountain Adventure Camps, the main differences in roles is during the mornings, outlined in detail below:
The day commences with a brief team meeting discussing the previous day/evening. Giving you an opportunity to express any areas of concerns about the campers, yourself or anything relating to your role.
Wake the children and join them in our large dining room for breakfast.
Carry out room inspections making tidying and bed making a fun game. Ensure all children are ready for the correct lessons – sports or languages.
Complete some general cleaning tasks in the chalet and chaperone the appropriate groups to and from their sports and language lessons (every 45 minutes).
Ensure all daily language lessons are prepared and join the children in the dining room for breakfast.
Design and deliver fun, educational and interactive 45-minute French & English language lessons.
Everyone enjoys a tasty lunch together and a good catch up in the dining room.
Assist the clearing up of lunch and make sure all children are ready for the afternoon activity.
Leave chalet in the company mini buses to activity location.
Participate in the daily activity, primarily ensuring all children are safe, comfortable and happy, whilst enjoying the activity yourself. Amongst others, activities include; white water rafting, mountain biking, high ropes & zip line course, SUP, kayaking, Tignes blob jump and mountain walks!
Head back to the chalet assisting the driver by occupying and chatting to the energetic children in the mini buses.
Assist with shower hour, designed to allow the children the use of their mobile phones/tablets. Also allotted time for staff members to shower and refresh themselves.
Dinner is served and once again eaten in the dining room together as a whole group.
After dinner, participate and help run the evening entertainment. These activities are designed to be fun and encourage further team building amongst the group. Games such as rounder’s, capture the flag, team quizzes, to name a few, can be enjoyed.
Ensure all children are in their rooms and getting ready for bed at the agreed time.
Last but not least enjoy a cup of tea and a bit of peace and quiet!
If you feel you have the energy and enthusiasm required to keep up with the kids and other team members please read our job application process and get in touch.