Outdoor Learning Instructor


UK Youth has a fantastic opportunity for passionate and enthusiastic instructors of all abilities to join our Outdoor Learning team - Permanent and seasonal vacancies / varied start dates

What is the role

As an outdoor leaning instructor, you will be part of our delivery team with responsibility for instructing our range of outdoor activities.

School residentials form a core part of our term time delivery but across the year we work with a wide variety of groups and adapt our delivery to support their specific needs, so by joining us you will be able to develop your skills working across a range of activities and

with a wide variety of groups.  We pride ourselves on the inclusivity of our activities and one of the highlights of the year is our various inclusive weekends we run for local families who have children and young adults with accessibility needs.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for individuals who have experience of delivering outdoor learning sessions to a range of ages and abilities, who hold a valid first aid certificate and at least two of the below qualifications:

  • BC Coach Award or minimum BC Paddle Sport Instructor  
  • RCI Assessed or a nationally recognised Climbing qualification 
  • ERCA Traditional Instructor
  • A nationally recognised walking/navigation qualification 
  • A nationally recognised Mountain Biking qualification 
  • Archery GB instructor 
  • A recognised environmental qualification 

Onsite single room accommodation is also available in a shared lodge at £35pw

What we can offer you

Salary : £21,607pa

Hours : 37.5 hours a week average

We also offer a competitive range of benefits:

  • A personalised development programme including internal and external courses and qualifications
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)
  • Membership of our life insurance scheme which would pay-out up to 4 times your salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support employees both professionally and personally
  • CycleScheme & TechScheme

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please send your CV through to info@ukyouth.org

Interview dates: 4 July & 23 July

Please note the closing date is one week before each interview date and we will contact you as soon as possible on receipt of your application to confirm if you have been shortlisted for interview.

Additional interview dates may also be available so please mention on application if you are unable to make either of these dates but would still like your application to be considered.

As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people, any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks, which include criminal record check and employment reference.

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