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Male Counselor



Posted over 30 days ago...

Make a difference this summer as a Male Counselor at an exciting international summer school across prestigious universities


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£1950 - £3900

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St Andrews, Cambridge, Yale - Hybrid

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In-person- St Andrews United Kingdom,Cambridge United Kingdom,New Haven United States

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Organisation Summary

ISSOS provides an exceptional summer experience where teenagers from around the globe can engage in academic learning, sports, and cultural enrichment at esteemed institutions such as the University of St Andrews, Cambridge, and Yale. This unique opportunity combines education, fun, and culture, catering to a diverse international student body aged 13-18 from over 80 different nationalities.

Role Summary

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of students.
  • Facilitate group bonding and serve as a positive role model.
  • Lead and participate in evening and sporting activities.
  • Organize and oversee cultural excursions.
  • Maintain a happy and secure environment for all students.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working with young people.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Interest in sports, music, theatre, dance, or other hobbies.
  • Desire to positively impact youth and enjoy a fun atmosphere.
  • Team player with a flexible approach and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiastic self-starter.
  • Legal right to work in the UK or US, without the need for visa sponsorship.

Additional Details

  • Employment dates vary by location: St Andrews (26th June - 15th August 2024), Cambridge (6th July - 1st August 2024), Yale (10th July - 5th August 2024).
  • Competitive salary and session-based pay with travel reimbursements, accommodation, and meals provided.
  • All staff must pass a criminal background check, hold or be willing to obtain a PVG/DBS or equivalent, and provide two suitable references.

ISSOS is looking for a Male Counselor to join our team. We are an international summer school that offers a balanced summer program of academia, fun and culture for 13–18 year olds from over 80 nationalities, at the University of St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale universities.

The role involves looking after the welfare of our students, helping your group to bond and being a positive role model for them. You will be running and taking part in the evening programme and sporting activities, running and supervising the cultural trips included in the programme, and ensuring our students are happy and safe at all times.

Job requirements include previous experience working with young people (minimum 2 years) and fluency in English. Interests in sport, music, theatre, dance and other hobbies would be advantageous. We are looking for someone who wants to have a positive impact on young people, is fun in nature and doesn’t take themselves too seriously, works well in a team and has a flexible attitude, stays calm under pressure, has clear and effective communication skills, and is enthusiastic with the ability to self-motivate and use their initiative.

Please note that to apply for our roles you must either be a UK or a US citizen, or have the legal right to work in the country you are applying for a role in. We cannot sponsor visas for working in the UK.

The job involves working at St Andrews from Wednesday 26th June - Thursday 15th August 2024, at Cambridge from Saturday 6th July – Thursday 1st August 2024, and at Yale from Wednesday 10th July – Monday 5th August 2024.

We offer a competitive salary, with St Andrews and Cambridge roles paying £1950 GBP per session (£3900 GBP for the full contract) and the Yale role paying $2400 USD for the session. We also offer travel reimbursements and provide accommodation and meals.

All of our staff must pass a full criminal background check. Successful applicants will be expected to hold a current PVG/DBS or equivalent enhanced background check/be willing to obtain one. The cost of this will be covered by the company. Employment will be subject to the company receiving two references from previous employees covering your suitability for the specific position and working with those under 18 years old.


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