Matthew Eckley


Overseas kids entertainer/ resort team


Professional summary

What I will bring to your company

I’m a hard worker with the ability to lead a group with my knowledge and understanding of peoples needs in different situations. I’m a calm person who looks to motivate those around me to get the best out of the team.

Ø Experienced sports coach and Entertainer with strong leadership and relationship building skill looking to transfer these skills into a different line of work.


Ø Sports enthusiast

Ø Extensive sports knowledge

Ø Youth sports coach

Ø Hands on

Ø Organised

Ø Good time keeper

Ø Ability to adapt to a situation

Ø Can deal with any complaints

Ø Strong relationship building skills


Ø 5 year 100 % attendance at Dene Magna secondary school

Ø Student of the year 2015 at Dene Magna secondary school

Ø Honorary student of Hartpury college

Ø Part of the team that helped Hartpury college become the Further Education Leadership Academy of the year 2017

Ø Team leader at the Special Olympics 2017 where my co-leader and I were in charge of all volunteers on the day planning Parking, dinner and activity rotas for the day as well as overseeing the whole day

Ø Team leader for the two day of The summer school games finals with active Gloucestershire and Hartpury college running the day and leading a warm up for 400+ children there on the day.

Ø Being ranked in the 5/5 category form Thomas Cook season score.


Ø Sports Leaders UK level 1 award in sports leadership (QCF)

Ø Level 2 award in community sports leadership

Ø Sports Leaders UK level 3 Qualification in sports leadership

Ø Sports Leaders UK spirit of leadership award

Ø First aid at work

Ø Level 1 Safeguarding


09-2010 / 06-2015

GCSE's at Dene Magna

My GCSE results are:
English: C
Maths: C
Science: C
Religious studies: C
Resistant materials: A
Physical education: B
ICT (computers): B
French: D

09-2015 / 06-2017

Level 3 BTEC in sport coaching and fitness at Hartpury College

Also gain Level 3 Leadership award


04-2017 / 01-2018

sports speicialist at Progressive spors

During this job, I have taken on the role of a physical education (PE) teacher of classes from different school teaching them PE at primary school level.
This includes:
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students varying needs and interests
Observed and evaluated students performance, behaviour, social development and physical health
Supervised an average of 28 students in a classroom, halls, cafeterias and school yards
Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines
Completed and fill all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs
Enforced the school’s student discipline code to deal with problem situations

01=2017 / 04-2018

kitchen Porter at P&A services

During this job, I work in a kitchen mainly washing up and cleaning the kitchen, however sometimes being asked to help prepare foods for the customers
In summary this job includes:
Maintained kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition
Cleaned and organised eating, service and kitchen areas
Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances and work areas
Preparation of food

04-2018 / current

Overseas Kids Entertainer/ Resort Team at Thomas Cook

During this job, I worked as part of a 5 man team entertaining children and adults while they were on holiday. While on Resort team I was in control of 45+ guests for the day being the representative for the day
In summary this job includes:
Leading engaging session for children aged 3-11
Participating and leading discos and parties
Handling of merchandise (stock counts)
Handling of money from merchandise and payable extras
Leading 45+ guests around Lapland (Welcoming from airport, entertaining on a coach and leading the guest over the Arctic circle line.)
Work towards set income targets

  • Updated 3 years ago

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