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Posted 11/11/2021

Childcare Staff - Seasonal - French Alps

We are looking for well presented, energetic, engaging individuals who are happy to work in a team environment and are able to provide stimulating, entertaining and safe activities for children from 4 months to 12 years. Unlike many day nurseries, the children are only on holiday for a week, which means relationships have to be made quickly with new children and their families.

Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility in providing an excellent carefree holiday to all traveling guests, by providing their brochured childcare services
  • Provide a welcoming family friendly environment in everything that you do and a clear routine for children from day one
  • Delivery of feedback to children’s families using their preferred system – usually ‘TAPESTRY’ – consequently a working knowledge of this would be useful, however full training will be given
  • Display a well-developed knowledge of your resort and the activities and facilities on offer to families
  • Ensure you are always attentive to the needs of your guests and actively seeking out opportunities and revenue streams and sales opportunities to make their holiday fun, trouble free and generating revenue for the company
  • Work with your team colleagues to ensure that all resort operations occur efficiently with minimum cost
  • Close professional liaison with all parents or guardians, before and during the provided childcare hours
  • Offering daily detailed feedback to parents
  • Acting as a positive role model with the fun factor
  • Daily clean and weekly deep clean of the playroom
  • Delivery of varied, age appropriate activities indoors and outdoors 6 days a week
  • Keeping children safe at all times and undertaking company directed H & S checks
  • Preparing and serving lunches with the understanding of dietary requirements and being mindful to dangerous or life threatening allergies
  • Providing snacks when appropriate
  • Completing the relevant paperwork daily or weekly
  • Maintaining and developing a positive working relationship with all key suppliers, i.e. chalet owners, equipment hire shops and ski schools.
  • Uphold the reputation of the company
Ideal Candidate
  • Friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and approachable
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service in all circumstances & to guests of all ages
  • An understanding of the differences between adult & child holiday needs
  • Knowledge of snow sports is advantageous but not essential
  • A strong experienced team player
  • At least basic French language skills is preferable & would put you ahead of other applicants, however this is not essential
  • Availability for the whole season (start of December to end of April)
  • Current Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent
  • We require all staff to obtain a police-check such as the UK DBS and we will take up at least two references
  • Qualified applicants with a childcare qualification such as NVQ Level 3, NNEB, CACHE, BTEC, RGN, RSCN, those with a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE or teaching degree), or equivalent qualifications such as the Irish NFQ/QQI Level 4, or
  • OR non-qualified applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience and a real commitment to working with children and helping them get the most from their holiday.
Package
Salary: €1,554 per month

Salary: a minimum of 1,554.62€ per month before social security costs, income tax and any other deductions pre-agreed

Travel to/from resort: A contribution towards your costs (from Geneva - transfer are covered)

Accommodation: 430€ a month deducted from your salary - this covers rent, bills, wifi etc.

Food: on-shift meals provided

Lift pass: Included

Ski/board/boot hire: provided free of charge if required

Location of work: France – exact resort to be confirmed upon completion of our pre-winter training course

CHILDCARE STAFF

SEASONAL

FRENCH ALPS

Posted 11/11/2021

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We are looking for well presented, energetic, engaging individuals who are happy to work in a team environment and are able to provide stimulating, entertaining and safe activities for children from 4 months to 12 years. Unlike many day nurseries, the children are only on holiday for a week, which means relationships have to be made quickly with new children and their families.

Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility in providing an excellent carefree holiday to all traveling guests, by providing their brochured childcare services
  • Provide a welcoming family friendly environment in everything that you do and a clear routine for children from day one
  • Delivery of feedback to children’s families using their preferred system – usually ‘TAPESTRY’ – consequently a working knowledge of this would be useful, however full training will be given
  • Display a well-developed knowledge of your resort and the activities and facilities on offer to families
  • Ensure you are always attentive to the needs of your guests and actively seeking out opportunities and revenue streams and sales opportunities to make their holiday fun, trouble free and generating revenue for the company
  • Work with your team colleagues to ensure that all resort operations occur efficiently with minimum cost
  • Close professional liaison with all parents or guardians, before and during the provided childcare hours
  • Offering daily detailed feedback to parents
  • Acting as a positive role model with the fun factor
  • Daily clean and weekly deep clean of the playroom
  • Delivery of varied, age appropriate activities indoors and outdoors 6 days a week
  • Keeping children safe at all times and undertaking company directed H & S checks
  • Preparing and serving lunches with the understanding of dietary requirements and being mindful to dangerous or life threatening allergies
  • Providing snacks when appropriate
  • Completing the relevant paperwork daily or weekly
  • Maintaining and developing a positive working relationship with all key suppliers, i.e. chalet owners, equipment hire shops and ski schools.
  • Uphold the reputation of the company
Ideal Candidate
  • Friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and approachable
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service in all circumstances & to guests of all ages
  • An understanding of the differences between adult & child holiday needs
  • Knowledge of snow sports is advantageous but not essential
  • A strong experienced team player
  • At least basic French language skills is preferable & would put you ahead of other applicants, however this is not essential
  • Availability for the whole season (start of December to end of April)
  • Current Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent
  • We require all staff to obtain a police-check such as the UK DBS and we will take up at least two references
  • Qualified applicants with a childcare qualification such as NVQ Level 3, NNEB, CACHE, BTEC, RGN, RSCN, those with a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE or teaching degree), or equivalent qualifications such as the Irish NFQ/QQI Level 4, or
  • OR non-qualified applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience and a real commitment to working with children and helping them get the most from their holiday.
Package 18648

Salary: €1,554 per month

Salary: a minimum of 1,554.62€ per month before social security costs, income tax and any other deductions pre-agreed

Travel to/from resort: A contribution towards your costs (from Geneva - transfer are covered)

Accommodation: 430€ a month deducted from your salary - this covers rent, bills, wifi etc.

Food: on-shift meals provided

Lift pass: Included

Ski/board/boot hire: provided free of charge if required

Location of work: France – exact resort to be confirmed upon completion of our pre-winter training course

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