Outdoor Instructor (Seasonal / Full Time) - Immediate Start Dates Available


Situated in The New Forest National Park on the beautiful South Coast Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is looking for passionate and enthusiastic seasonal staff, with the potential to extend this to full time permanent position starting November 2016.

Avon Tyrrell is a fantastic place to work with a great staff team and is dedicated to providing opportunity and unlocking potential in young people through inclusive Outdoor Learning. 

Working in an enjoyable, busy atmosphere you will be required to deliver high quality activity programmes to a diverse range of groups including; schools, youth groups (including Prince’s Trust and NCS), corporate groups and individuals with additional support needs.

You must share the ethos of learning and development through the promotion of outdoor experiences for all visitors and have previous outdoor centre experience and qualifications.

Salary: £14,500

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Benefits: 27 days annual leave + bank holidays

Essential Requirements

  • UKCC BCU Level 1 or above
  • SPA or CWA Assessed 
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about the development of young people and the power of outdoor learning
  • Experience of working with a wide range of groups
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships and rapport
  • Good communication skills and the ability to inspire others
  • A self-motivated proactive approach

To apply for this position please send your CV to hr@ukyouth.org or call us on 01425 672347 to arrange an informal chat with our Chief Instructor.

You are also invited to complete and return the enclosed diversity monitoring form. The information on the form will be treated as confidential, and used for statistical purposes. The form will not be treated as part of the application.

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre provides outdoor learning opportunities and adventure activities to 22000 people each year.  We are open 7 days a week and are fully operational 50 weeks of the year, so some evening and weekend work may be required.

UK Youth is an equal opportunities employer.


Looking for a short break or weekend away to enjoy and explore the New Forest? With accommodation for small and large groups you can stay in our Grade I Listed House, camp under the stars or choose one of our lodges.


We have over 40 challenging and stimulating activities to choose from at Avon Tyrrell, so whether you are looking to have fun, educate or teambuilding, these are sessions you won't want to miss out on.

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