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EF Education First

Activity Leader

3+ months agoMalaga, Spain

Are you bold, confident and charismatic… fun-loving with non-stop energy?
Do you love leading, working with and coaching young people?
Are you passionate about cultural exchange and international education?

If so, this role could be the one for you.


You will be working in our campus in Malaga, under the supervision of our LT Activities Manager to offer a varied, and attractive social activities programme to our Junior students (13-17 yrs old). From organizing beach parties and soccer matches, to leading day trips and weekend excursions, this is a high-energy, non-stop kind of summer job that is as rewarding and fun as it is challenging.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Organize and participate in all leisure activities and excursions, including regular evening & weekend work
  • Work effectively within a team to deliver excellence in customer experience.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of students at all times.
  • General group management and discipline
  • Assist with arrivals, intakes, departures and large events
  • Prepare student welcome packs
  • Assist in care taking duties, including moving and unpacking stock
  • Deal with administrative tasks where required
  • Attend to staff meetings organized by Senior Staff
  • Deal with problems and emergency situations should they arise.

 Candidate Profile

  • Enthusiastic, confident and energetic.
  • A natural leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and punctual.
  • Goes above and beyond, never settling for status quo.
  • Maintains a balance between professionalism and fun.
  • Comfortable leading activities, social events, sports activities and excursions for groups of 30-40 students.
  • Knowledge of the local area preferred. 
  • Complete fluency in Spanish, English (B2) and travel experience required
  • Knowledge of any other languages will be considered as a plus
  • Experience working with young people and/or working with international students.
  • Able to handle difficult situations with ease and remain calm under pressure
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Incredible flexibility and extremely positive attitude
  • User knowledge of social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Able to attend 2-day training prior to contract commencing.

 This is a summer position. We are looking to recruit staff from mid-June to mid-August

About us

We are 45,000 staff, faculty and teachers, working in 500 offices and schools across 52 countries. While we continue to grow, we strive to stay small so as to ensure agility, smart thinking and a fun place to work. For the past 50 years, EF has grown to include a range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and education.

Located across the globe, our language centers for youth, adults and professionals combine the best of traditional, in-school teaching with innovative language-learning technology. We offer intensive language instruction abroad in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. Courses run from 2 to 52 weeks for students traveling independently or in escorted groups of all levels and abilities. Classes take place in our international language centers in one of 16 countries and offer the very best locations and accommodation whether in local host family or in a student residence. 



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