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Job reference: 016071
Closing date: 01/03/2023
Department: Marketing, Admissions and Communications
Location: Collège Beau Soleil, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
Employment type: Full Time

Job Description

Collège Alpin Beau soleil recruits

Head of summer Camp

From June 2023


At Beau Soleil, we believe it’s what you do that counts. This philosophy holds true both for our students and staff, from the classroom to the boarding houses, out into our extraordinary alpine environment and way beyond. Whether you are teaching an IBDP class or taking part in one of our amazing expeditions, or are a member of our summer camp team, we are a school that believes in the power of action, engagement, and

Every summer, we welcome children aged 7-17 into our exceptional environment for 2 to 5 weeks. Our worldleading summer camps are packed full of fun! Our campers are challenged, encouraged, and supported through a wide range of activities, experiences, and engaging language lessons, to create the perfect summer. Our camp philosophy promotes the growth of international friendships and helps the children to grow in confidence.

Our summer camp is closely tied to the values of Beau Soleil. Our students and campers experience a unique holistic education which is built around four core values: Respect, Responsibility, Ambition and Determination. These values underpin all that we do, providing a strong moral compass to our diverse international community from around the world.


At Beau Soleil our summer means Fun! We welcome campers from around the world who are supported by motivated and enthusiastic summer camp monitors, section heads and language teachers. Our Summer Camp takes advantage of our spectacular school campus offering not only a safe clean environment for our campers but the opportunity to live the unique culture College Alpin Beau Soleil offers- here, it’s what
you do that counts.

Every effort is made to ensure that students have access to the best services, emotional support, and a warm family atmosphere at Beau Soleil. All staff play a vital role in ensuring the well-being of our students.

Campers and staff share a real sense of pride in the school, our summer camp, and its achievements. A pride that we hope you will see if you visit us for an interview.


Are you an experienced Summer Camp Manager motivated to share your enthusiasm and creativity to develop the annual Beau Soleil Summer Camp? With previous experience in a camp setting and team management, you have strong organisational and communication skills with a customer-focused mindset.

You have a passion for education and you’re adaptable and able to work under pressure while ensuring that passion and fun are at the core of the camper’s experience.

Your ability to build relationships with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds allows you to build rapport with campers and their families, creating a sense of trust and security. Within the school community, this will allow you to build strong working relationships with other team members.


  • Recruitment of campers to meet annual admission targets
  • Planning and creation of summer camp programme in line with the approved budget
  • Communication and follow-up with campers​​​​​​​ and agencies
  • Recruitment, training, and management of summer camp staff
  • Assure risk assessments and standard operating procedures are in line with camp operations
  • Overall set up, running and shutdown of summer camp
  • Annual review and ongoing adaption of summer camp programme


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Bilingual in English and French


  • At least 3 years in summer camp management or similar role
  • Proven ability to provide leadership, motivation and supervision of a team
  • Previous experience working with children and young people


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize tasks
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Proactive and focused
  • A positive, warm and good-humoured team leader with ability to motivate
  • A skilled communicator across all contexts, adept at building relationships
  • Team player
  • Flexible and creative in responding to challenges
  • Willing to embrace change and innovation


    Applications should be made via Beau Soleil recruitment website and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.

    Th e closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st March 2023.

    Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or video call.
    Collège Alpin Beau Soleil is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A police check is required prior to appointment.

    Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education group of schools which offers staff the opportunity to become part of a worldwide network of schools as well as benefitting from the professional training opportunities of the world’s leading premium school organisation.

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