Children's Entertainer

Children’s Entertainers look after groups of kids at their holiday destination by making sure they enjoy their holiday experience.

Job Summary

  • Work with different age groups. Often 3-7 , 8-11 and Teens.
  • Organise and run different sessions. Whilst the list is endless, activities could range from sports, games, arts and crafts through to a pirate-themed mini disco for the kids or even a mind-blowing chocolate party.
  • Holding a welcome meeting to both parents and children to give information about resort facilities and activities.
  • Keeping an information board and a folder of useful information up-to-date at each hotel

Skills Required

  • Confidence around young people with the ability to tailor activities to suit a variety of age ranges
  • Self-confidence with a pleasant, outgoing nature
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • The ability to speak one or more foreign languages if working overseas
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure and without supervision
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Computer skills for completing paperwork and reports
  • Sales skills for promoting activities
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long, irregular hours

Qualifications & Training

Most posts require you to have relevant experience in appropriate childcare, sports and activities and many require a relevant First Aid Certificate. However, may employers will support you in getting these qualifications and some may provide them in-house.

Salary Expectations

Many posts come with free accommodation and you can still expect to start on around £500 per month.