Activity Leaders at the WEC talent show

Weymouth English Centre

Weymouth English Centre is a small, friendly, family-run school which was established in 2002. It is accredited by the British Council and is a member of English UK.

We run English language courses in Weymouth for young international students aged 13 to 17.

Our aim is to provide courses with quality lessons, accommodation, activities and care.

We take care to build a friendly and supportive team where everyone has an important part to play. People often say that working at WEC is like being part of a family, which is exactly how we like to work!

Activity Leader Vacancies

We have Activity Leader vacancies available and are looking for for people to join our team from 2nd July to 12th August, 2023.

If you are an outgoing, confident, enthusiastic, motivated hard-working and fun-loving person who loves working with young people, we would love to hear from you.

Our Activity Leaders look after and supervise our international teenage students during their busy programme of activities and excursions and make sure that their time spent with us is the best it could be.

Being an Activity Leader is a great opportunity to work as part of a professional and highly motivated team.
Activity Leader with student
Activity Leaders at WEC


  • an interest in working with young people
  • an outgoing and bubbly personality; happy to present talent shows etc.
  • enthusiasm and ability to motivate young people
  • the ability to lead, engage and look after a group of young people
  • a professional manner
  • good teamwork
  • attention to detail


Good rates of pay including holiday and sick pay.

The final number of hours will be agreed but will be between 30 and 40 per week.

Self catering accommodation is provided with one of our homestays for any members of staff who are not local.

Activity Leader issuing student ID cards
Activity Leader taking the student register

Student Welfare

Weymouth English Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

  • we follow up references in detail
  • we will ask you to explain any gaps in your CV
  • we have to ask for proof of identity
  • we will ask in reference requests whether there is any reason that you should not be employed in situations where you have responsibility for students under 18
  • a clean and up-to-date certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required
  • all staff are required to sign a Declaration of Suitability to work with under 18s
  • any candidates with a non British passport must be able to prove that they have the right to work in the UK


If you are interested in an Activity Leader post and wish to apply, please:

  • read the person specification
  • read the job description
  • read our safeguarding policy
  • complete the online application form
  • or download and complete the application form and send it together with your C.V. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • provide contact details of two professional referees
Activity leader taking the register
Weymouth English Centre logo

Weymouth English Centre
307 Alder Road
Poole BH12 5BH