Qualified Activity Instructors
Location: UK, France & Italy
Salary and Benefits Overseas Seasonal Package – wage, meals & tented accommodation, uniform, overseas travel. UK Seasonal Package – national min wage, meals & tented or cabin accommodation provided & uniform
Start: April / May 2012
Duration: From 3 to 5 months
post Date Posted: 1/2/2011

Description:
Qualified Activity Instructors - Acorn Adventure

Now recruiting Qualified Activity Instructors for our 2012 season!

We are currently recruiting qualified outdoor activity instructors for our centres in the UK, France, Italy & Spain for the 2012 season.

Our team of Activity Instructors deliver taster activity sessions and an evening entertainment programme to our guests.
You will need plenty of energy, enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to relate to young people and adults alike. We expect our staff to deliver excellent customer service to our guests, whilst delivering fun and safe activity sessions.
As part of the role, you will be required to interact daily with the guests and get involved in all aspects of centre life from cleaning and serving at meal times to site work.

If you enjoy mucking in and working hard whilst instructing in your preferred activity and also having the opportunity to get out and about in some fantastic locations with like-minded people, then we want you to apply!

We are ideally looking for people with experience of working in outdoor adventure with young people between 7-17 yrs old and with coaching qualifications in different activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, climbing, ropes, fencing.

Requirements
NGB Coaching Qualifications i.e.
BCU Level 2 Coach (Canoe or Kayak) or UKCC Level 1/2 Coach
RYA Dinghy / Windsurf Instructor
RYA Powerboat Level 2
SPA / ML assessed (or trained)
GNAS, BFA, BOF, NPLQ

All of our staff participate in a comprehensive induction & training programme at centre and there are pre and post-season training opportunities to gain NGB qualifications in different activities. We are looking for people who can commit to working the full season. 
All applicants must be at least 18 yrs old and have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. A current Enhanced CRB Disclosure is required for successful applicants.

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You can apply for this job by sending a CV with cover letter to Marianne Willis, Personnel Manager, Acorn Venture Ltd, Acorn House, Prospect Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8DU, or to marianne.willis@acorn-venture.com