Want to work for us?

Are you a fun and professional team player? Do you thrive when working in a fast-paced environment?

Here at School’s Out Activities, we offer premium activity day camps for children aged 4 – 16.  Whether it’s joining a fun-filled professional team at one of our day camp venues  or applying to be part of the full-time head office, School’s Out Activities provides opportunities and experience for all!

Why join the School's Out Staff Crew?

Watch our promo video to hear from existing members of staff on why they applied and what they enjoy about the role! Click the blue play button in the image to the left.

Look no further than School’s Out Activities!

Want a fantastic action-packed School Holiday job? Working Half Terms, Easter, Christmas or the sunny Summer Holidays? 

Choose your role, age group to work with, and deliver an endless list of exciting activities, all while earning a great salary. We pride ourselves on offering the most rewarding, exciting and well-paid School Holiday jobs for teachers, university students, parents and candidates who want to develop their skills when working with children.

  • Valuable experience for aspiring Teachers and Coaches
  • Develop your leadership and managerial skills
  • Get your first taste of work experience


Our staff come back holiday after holiday, year after year! They gain valuable experience and skills to support them in their career, enabling them to work their way up the School’s Out ladder!

We provide full support prior to joining the team so you can hit the ground running, and then thorough on-the-job training so you can hone your childcare skills. Learn how to safely instruct activities, deliver a course syllabus and manage large groups. This is a fantastic opportunity not to be missed!

  • Get a start on the career ladder
  • Full training provided
  • Hone your childcare skills

Progressive Pathway

With different job roles and responsibilities available, we have a position to suite your level of experience, alongside ongoing training to provide you with a developmental pathway to progress through the ranks. Of course this comes with hourly pay rises, which are always welcome.


“We’re all a family!” – Miss King, Creative Crew Leader.

School’s Out Activities is more than just a job. There are many benefits to working at our activity camps and joining our ever-expanding team. Along with flexible working and gaining childcare experience, you will have the opportunity to gain relevant qualifications and access childcare discounts.

Becoming an activity camp leaders is a wonderful chance to inspire young people, have fun, work alongside like-minded friends, and learn lots of new skills along the way.

  • We are a Living Wage Employer! Earn up to £11.68* per hour
  • Build your skills in confidence and leadership
  • Uniform pack supplied
  • Earn extra cash through our refer-a-friend scheme!
  • Lead and deliver fun-filled activities
  • Qualified teachers earn a QTS bonus (extra £0.75 per hour worked)
  • Choose your days and weeks you work throughout the year.

*includes holiday pay. Basic salary is £10.42 per hour (for employees 23 yrs+). Holiday pay is paid the first month after the camp event and is accrued at a rate of 12.07% reflective of the hours worked.

School Holiday Positions


Choose which day camp you want to work on and deliver a week’s program (Mon–Fri) of age-specific activities! You’ll need to be energetic, responsible, and with experience of working with children. University students, coaches, and trainee/qualified teachers are especially welcome, but we’re also keen to hear from anyone with the right skills! Pay rate is competitive and based on age, experience, and qualification.

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Oversee the day-to-day running of an entire School’s Out venue. Managing a team of staff, looking after finances, communicating with parents, and liaising with school site staff and management. Ensuring the smooth operation of all four day camps within any one venue. A truly rewarding position. Paid our highest rate no matter what age, in line with the level of responsibility.

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LIFEGUARD (16yrs+)

Qualified Lifeguards are needed at venues with swimming pools (Currently Ipswich all year-round and Colchester during May Half Term and Summer holidays). With a chance to learn other activity instructions and deliver engaging swimming games in the pool whilst keeping all children safe in the pool. Payrate is competitive and based on age, experience, and qualification.

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VOLUNTEER (17yrs+)

Want to start out on a career working with children or as a future coach? Gain valuable experience working with children, show us what you can do, all while having a fun time as part of an exciting team! For volunteering enquiries, please email a cover letter and CV.



If you are 13-16 years old then we want to give you all the tools to become a Leader of the Future. The Next Generation of leaders you could say! With mentors, working journals and rewards along the way, it’s a great developmental course to get involved in!

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Here’s what Our Staff are saying

School's Out Activities day camps have allowed me to work alongside training to be a teacher. I can study and concentrate on my career progression, whilst earning money and perfecting my practice during the school holidays. The pay is competitive and the working environment is fun and friendly. Games in the sunshine! What more could you want out of a job role?
Miss King

Working within the Head Office Team has allowed me to develop new skills I never thought I could. I have had the opportunity to graphically design leaflets, code websites, network and establish business relationships within the local community, as well as drawing upon previous teaching experience and becoming a designated safeguarding lead. The opportuinities are endless.
Miss Caparn

Full-time Careers at School's Out Activities

Look no further than School’s Out Activities. We are East Anglia’s number 1 activity day camp. With 20 years of experience and knowledge, School’s Out Activities can provide the training and guidance to develop your career in a fun-filled supportive environment. Whether you are interested in childcare, business development or events, there is a career for you.

Our company champions collaborative working in a creative, progressive environment. School’s Out Activities values include:

  • Effective Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork

These values are at the forefront of our business development and ensure we maintain our high standards.


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