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WorldWide Kids Company

Job Application forWK Childcare Manager

 
  • Do you have the passion to work with children?
  • Would you like to work abroad?
  • Do you have a childcare qualification or childcare experience?
  • Then Worldwide Kids Company (WK) have a fantastic opportunity for you!

Worldwide Kids is a professional childcare training and consultancy company. As Worldwide Kids Childcare Manager you will be working in one of our stunning, luxury resorts as part of a large international team. Our clubs provide care, safety and exciting activities both inside and outside to ensure the children and their families have a fantastic holiday and one to remember.

This is one of the most demanding, challenging yet incredibly rewarding jobs as out Childcare Managers lead from the front in all aspects of resort life in a luxury resort! We are looking for professional, dedicated and highly motivated individuals to lead our teams in resort.

The role of Childcare Manager is to deliver the highest standard of customer service to our guests. Working alongside the hotel, as well as managing the Worldwide Kids team we are looking for individuals with excellent communication, organisational and logistical skills as well as the ability to be a strong leader, ready to manage and motivate a resort team.  Throughout the season you will be responsible for overseeing all areas of the childcare department. You will be responsible for the provision of safe entertainment and activities for children ranging in age from 4 months to 17 years.


Responsibilities:
 
  • To ensure the smooth running of all Worldwide Kids childcare clubs
  • To be responsible for all necessary day to day administration
  • To respond in the first instance to incoming enquires via the resort in a professional and timely manner
  • To meet with all the relevant Heads of Department within the hotel on a regular basis to update them on our service and co-ordinate joint activities
  • To liaise directly with parents of the children who will be attending the clubs both prior to their arrival on site and once at the hotel to ensure a smooth transition to the clubs
  • To be the face of WK within the hotel and resort
  • To assist with the training and development of both Worldwide Kids and locally recruited staff within the clubs
  • To ensure all onside health and safety polices, procedures and rick assessments are in place, operational and updated as necessary
  • Assist the Worldwide Kids Operations Team in maintaining staff databases and correspondence
  • Manage the staff rota, hours and holiday entitlements
  • Control the stocks of art materials and consumable equipment
  • Assist within the clubs when needed
  • Carry out staff appraisals


The Package:
 
  • Competitive salary
  • Return flight to the UK
  • Insurance
  • Accommodation
  • 3 meals a day free of charge 7 days a week
  • Excellent bonus scheme (dependant on the length of contract)
  • Pre-season childcare training with a qualification in International Childcare for Leisure and Tourism awarded by City & Guilds (provided contract is completed and vocational assessments meet requirements)

Job Requirements

Essential Requirements:
 
  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience of working at a management or supervisory level
  • At least 2 years’ experience of working in a childcare setting
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • Excellent guest relations and customer service skills
  • A good communicator who is adaptable, resourceful, patient and diplomatic
  • Endless enthusiasm
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work using own initiative

Desirable Requirements:
 
  • Professional qualification in childcare or management
  • Knowledge of Greek, German, French or Russian would also be advantageous
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