happy staff member making children laugh at day camp for children aged 3 - 13
happy staff member making children laugh at day camp for children aged 3 - 13

Before You Apply

Before applying it is vital that you follow these steps to make the application process as smooth as possible and to be sure that you want to work for us:

  • Check your availability. Details on start dates, minimum contract length and shift patterns can be found in the ‘roles’ sections.
  • Decide which roles you are going to apply for.
  • Have a really good look at the website. Find out about the camps and our philosophy. In your application you will need to demonstrate why you want to work at one of our camps, and why we should hire you.

If you have any questions, and are certain the answers cannot be found on the website, please email jobs@xukcamps.com.

  • Make sure you have a good 20 - 30 minutes available to complete the form.
  • Have ready the details of two referees. Any job offers are subject to two professional reference checks. If you have only had one previous job, one additional educational reference is acceptable
  • Referee email addresses must be professional. Personal email addresses that end in 'gmail', 'hotmail', 'live' etc. will not be accepted.
  • Have access to your qualifications (if required).

Our Assessment Criteria

Do you align with XUK's values and have what it takes? You...

  • have an awareness of safeguarding & will follow XUK's Policies & Procedures
  • are passionate about working with children
  • have the necessary experience and expertise
  • are polite and friendly
  • interact and communicate maturely, showing great teamwork
  • deliver quality activities and show control
  • show initiative and resilience
  • have the ability to lead when appropriate

It's also important you…

  • are eligible to work
  • are available to work
  • complete tasks correctly
  • have knowledge of your selected role/s & the camp
  • provide accurate and complete answers
  • complete and submit paperwork efficiently
  • select reliable and responsive referees
  • are cleared to work by the DBS

The activities are amazing and children really want to be at XUK! This makes your job ten times better and easier!

Emma, Activity & Dorm Leader at XUK Activity