Job details

Japanese Activity Leader - Summer Camp
Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Job reference: 06486

Location: Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Closing date: 15/06/2019

Department: School Support

Main Purpose of the Role:

The Residential Activity Leader is in charge of students from all over the world between the ages of 8 and 18 years. The responsibilities are to supervise the students and to organize some activities and animations for them. The Residential Activity Leader will be residing on campus in shared accommodations and responsible for the care of the students in that villa overnight.


  • Dates:                  
  • Training period: 04.07-06.07
  • Excursion week: 18.08-25.08
  • Session 3: 04.08-18.08
  • Session 2: 21.07-03.08
  • Session 1: 07.07-20.07
  • Hours:   Average of 8,5 h / day
  • Day off:   1 day / week
  • Salary:  1st Year: 1’750 CHF / Session  /   2nd Year: 2’000 CHF / Session
  • Excursion week: 1’000 CHF for the week

Key Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming and monitoring children from 8 to 18 years
  • Accompanying and supervising children all day, afternoon and evening
  • Entertaining by leading hands-on and/or sports activities
  • Organizing games, workshops and shows
  • Ensuring the safety of children during all trips in or out of the Summer Camp
  • Being responsible for children’s hygiene and safety
  • Ensuring the compliance with health and safety rules of Collège du Léman and respecting the material and the areas.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience working with children and teens
  • Experience in teaching or practicing several specific activities
  • Responsible and autonomous
  • Ability to reassure children and parents
  • Languages required: English and Japanese (Russian, French , Chinese or Arabic is a plus)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Motivated, dynamic, flexible, professional, organized, and creative
  • Sports oriented (in order to participate in various sporting and hiking activities arranged for the children)
  • Ability to work in a team environment is vital
  • Availability in July and August
  • Being available to work on weekends





CPR & First Aid knowledge

CPR & First Aid certificate

Lifeguard certificate/diploma

Driver’s license


Experience working in childcare supervision (summer camp) mandatory

Early childhood education certificate


Prior Knowledge

Fluent English and Japanese

Knowledge of other foreign language (eg. Russian, Chinese, French, Arabic)



The closing date for this job has now passed.