Learning & Leadership Officer

Location: UK Youth, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre, New Forest
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Date Posted: 26/10/2017

Avon Tyrrell
UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre
BH23 8EE
Tel: 01425 672347
Email info@ukyouth.org

Learning & Leadership Officer

Are you passionate about Outdoor Learning and making a difference to the lives of young people?

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is seeking a Learning & Leadership Officer to work within its Learning and Leadership department.

Set in a 65 acre estate in The New Forest National Park, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is home to the charity UK Youth. As a leading outdoor learning centre, Avon Tyrrell is dedicated to providing opportunity and unlocking potential in young people through inclusive outdoor learning.

Your main responsibilities will be to use the stimulating locality of Avon Tyrrell and The New Forest National Park to manage, develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate our apprentice programme and high quality outdoor learning, with links to the National Curriculum.

You must share the ethos of learning and development through the promotion of experiential outdoor learning and ideally have experience and qualifications related to working with young people

Ideally you will have programme design and delivery skills plus you will have experience of or an interest in some or all of the following:
• Outdoor Education
• Wellbeing and welfare support
• NVQ Assessing
• Apprenticeships and Traineeships
• The National Curriculum

Salary : £18,000 to £21,000 pa (depending on experience)
Hours : Full Time, 37.5 hrs pw – flexibility required, some evening and weekend work will be essential in the undertaking of this role
Benefits : Generous holiday allowance, pension, life insurance

To apply for this position please apply online with a CV together with a supporting statement. Please ensure that your application addresses the essential requirements of the role.

Closing Date: 14 November 2017
Interviews:  21 November 2017

Download the appointment brief for full details of the role, person specification and what we do from the UK Youth website - www.ukyouth.org/vacancies.

If you would like to have an informal conversation to discuss this role further please contact Kelly Metcalfe on 01425 672347.

Additional training may be available for enthusiastic candidate with a passion for pursuing a career in outdoor learning

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.

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