Casual Day Camp Leaders - Walnuts Leisure Centre | Mytime Active

Take your first step into a rewarding career

Download the job description and person specification

Position: Casual Day Camp Leader
Reports to: Buzz Zone Manager
Location: Orpington, Kent
Salary: £8.27
Job Type: Casual but must have good availability during school holiday periods.  Day Camps operate between 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday – Friday.
Start date: ASAP

Mytime Active’s aim is to improve the wellbeing of our customers and their communities through well managed, accessible and good value leisure, golf and health services is at the heart of what we do. We believe everyone has the right to a healthy lifestyle, and we want people to feel the best they can, to ‘feel amazing’.

The role

Walnuts Leisure Centre is recruiting Leaders to work in our Day Camps that are held during the school holiday periods and you will promote high-quality child-centred activities within a safe and secure environment for children between the ages of 4 to 11. 

Key responsibilities (including but not limited to):

You will be responsible for at least 1 other member of staff and have overall responsibility for running of the Day Camps in an efficient way in line with The Early Year’s Foundation Stage (EYFS), Every child matters, OFSTED regulations and Mytime Active’s quality standards.

You will plan, prepare and deliver quality play activities within a safe and caring environment and this will include interacting during play and leading with activities and games.

You will undertake observation, evaluation and record keeping as required.

Qualities needed

You should be friendly and approachable.  You should be a creative and positive role model to the children that you will supervise.

Good communication and customer service skills are essential.  


  • Minimum of Level 3 in relevant childcare qualification is essential.
  • Experience of working with children in a supervisory role is essential.
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification is desirable.
  • Previous experience of managing a small team is desirable.
  • Applicants should have an awareness of safeguarding and current legislation such as the Children’s Act and Health and Safety.

Enhanced DBS and 2 references will be required for this role.

For more information please contact Kerina Gritter

To apply for this role please send a covering letter and CV to:

CLOSING DATE: 30 April 2018

In return, you get to work for a great company with like minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Free access to Mytime Leisure & Golf
  • 20% off food and beverages plus free hot drinks whilst on shift

Please note we will give preferential consideration to internal employees that are to be re-deployed providing they meet the criteria.

Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.