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Group Leader Interview – Andy

Name: Andy
When Started: April 2009

Position Held: Senior Course Leader and Recruitment Manager
Background: FDa in Adventure Recreation Management at Bolton University Through Craven College
Hobbies / Interests: Walking, Football, Rugby League, NFL

What centre do you work at and what’s great about where you  live?
I work in Todmorden, and love the area.

Why did you choose Robinwood?
A friend worked here at the time I finished university and recommended it to me.

How did you find the selection process?
It was a great two days, not your bog standard interview.

What’s your favorite thing about working for Robinwood?
The staff team is great and working with so many different children from so many different backgrounds is fantastic.

What’s the Coolest part of your job?
Being a selection manager and helping to employ the best staff.

What is it like working with 7-11 year olds?
Its so varied which is fun as it keeps you on your toes!

Describe your first group in 5 words.
Exciting, Fun, Challenge, Rewarding, Hectic

What’s been your funniest moment?
Selling a story as part of an activity so well that a teacher believes it all and starts to get scared!

What is your favourite session to run and why?
Alien Conspiracy- Being so involved with the session and selling a story so that the children follow every word is amazing.

What advice would you give to someone considering applying?
Make sure you have looked at the website and really know what we are about. Any questions are always welcome and if you do apply you wont regret it!

Andy

Alien Conspiracy- being so involved with the session and selling a story so that the children follow every word is amazing.