quad bike instructor with campers at XUK summer camp
quad bike instructor with campers at XUK summer camp

Residential Summer Jobs

Working at one of our summer residential camps is rewarding on so many levels:

  • Working with children
  • Working in a close knit team
  • The chance to progress quickly
  • Enhance your CV – the skills you will learn and use are attractive to future employees
  • An opportunity to save money
  • Accommodation and meals included – even on your days off!

You'll never work harder but will make amazing friends and memories that will last a lifetime, leaving you wanting to return year after year.

Successful Applicants will be placed at one of the following:

2024 Dates

  • Summer: Thursday 4th July - Sunday 11th August.
staff team at uk residential activity camp in norfolk having fun

About You

staff team at uk residential activity camp in norfolk having fun

You must be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Information on our Safeguarding Policy can be found in our Policies & Procedures.

Additionally you must be able to:

  • Be 18 years old or older on the first day of camp
  • Work under pressure
  • Successfully interact and communicate with children and parents
  • Work within a team, collaborating & supporting colleagues
  • Follow written procedures correctly
  • Think on your feet and adapt to difficult situations

The following qualities/achievements are desirable:

Proven experience & a passion for working with children

Qualifications (which must be valid and certified with original documents) include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching (PGCE/ QTS etc.)
  • First Aid/ Paediatric First Aid
  • Management
  • Specific activity coaching awards (Sport, Dance, Art, Drama, Cookery)
  • Nurses or healthcare professionals

Life at Camp

Training and Induction

We provide a 3 day training and induction programme which covers:

  • Team Building
  • Safeguarding
  • Behaviour Management
  • Planning & running safe and fun activities

While the training that we offer is thorough and detailed, the job involves being thrown in at the deep end. Please consider this when applying.

Time Off

While every member of staff will be entitled to a weekly 24 hour period off, the days are long and this can be very tough.

Team work

Our camps have been running successfully for over 25 years. This is a result of the staff working together. Please only apply if you can be a positive addition to a team.

Roles & Pay

Roles has much of the information you might want to know about the jobs at XUK residential camps.

Depending upon your position, you will earn no less than £480 per week. If you have specific qualifications or take up a position of responsibility at the camp your pay could rise considerably.

This includes...

  • Accommodation for the full duration of your contract
  • 3 meals a day for the full duration of your contract
  • Optional transport to and from camp (from our London pick up point)
  • Full training
  • Uniform (only needs to be worn on Sundays and trip days)
  • Long lasting memories and friends for life!

I have been given the opportunity to grow and develop my own skills. I have been trusted with a lot of responsibility!

Peter, Activity Manager at XUK English