Outdoor Activity Instructor – Full time (Astbury)
We’re looking to appoint a full time (year round) Outdoor Instructor at our activity centre in Astbury (nr Congleton, Cheshire)
If you’re a qualified instructor capable of delivering high quality outdoor activity sessions to a wide range of clients of all ages (including SEN students aged 11-18) get in touch!
Successful candidates will have: a proven ability in the planning and preparation of outdoor programme delivery and/or classroom based training sessions; experience delivering activities for which appropriate qualifications are held; and promoting and enabling social development opportunities through outdoor activities. You will also be required to contribute to the active maintenance of our activity environment and equipment to ensure the ongoing safety of clients and staff.
Instructors must have a valid DBS (preferably subscribed to the Update Service) and full UK driving licence (D1 or D1+E, experienced towing a trailer is advantageous). We require applicants to hold at least 2 national governing body awards, ie, BEL/ML, SPA, CWA, BCU, UKCC Level 1, RYA DI, etc, or equivalent, GNAS, Fencing, Power Boat L2, ERCA, SUP, Bellboat Helm, DofE, RPIOL or APIOL, etc.
Working hours will be approximately 40 per week arranged against a 7 day rota (on average working 5 days out of 7) and shift times will vary depending on activities and bookings; a flexible approach to schedules is therefore essential.
Pay: Range: £16,000-£22,000 – Full time staff are salaried, salary is based on NMW (age dependent) / NLW with increments applied in respect of recognised qualifications.
Holidays: The company’s holiday year runs from August to July – staff are entitled to 28 days annual holiday per year including bank holidays; you may be required to work bank holidays, in which case, you’ll be allocated a day off in lieu at a later date.
* The role is based at Astbury (nr Congleton, Cheshire) – Water based activity centre
* You may be required to attend off site locations to facilitate some education related activities and private bookings.
* Outdoor Activity Leadership: 1 year
Required licences or certifications:
* Clear DBS – enhanced, with Child Barred checklist covered (preferably subscribed to the Update Service)
* Full UK Driving Licence – D1 D1+E minimum (no more than 6 pts)
* Min 2 NGB Outdoor Activity qualifications
To apply, please email [email protected] with a covering letter and current CV