Senior Activity Instructors 2018

Location: UK, France, Italy & Spain
Salary and Benefits Overseas seasonal package: Inclusive of salary, meals, tented accommodation, uniform and overseas travel.
UK Seasonal Package: Competitive seasonal package, meals, tented or cabin accommodation at a great value rate and uniform provided.
Start: Early April – late August 2018
Duration: Approx 5/6 months
Date Posted: 31/10/2017
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Description:
Senior Activity Instructors

Want to further your career in the Outdoor Industry?

We are recruiting Senior Activity Instructors who will be responsible for the delivery of activity sessions to our guests at our centres in the UK, France, Italy & Spain.

What we’re looking for…
These roles are ideal for experienced activity instructors with a proven supervisory background. Reporting to the Activity Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of either the Sailing / Windsurf, Paddlesports or Climbing & Land activities, from training and monitoring the instructional staff team to regular checks of activity equipment.

If you have high standards, are highly motivated and have excellent people skills Acorn is the company for you! We expect our staff to deliver excellent customer service to our guests, whilst delivering fun and safe taster activity sessions. As part of the role, you will also 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. We’re looking for people with at least one of the following PLUS a First Aid qualification:
RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor
SPA / ML assessed
UKCC Level 2 / BCU Level 2 Coach (Canoe or Kayak)
21 years+ for Senior positions

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. 

Why work for Acorn?
On top of the rewarding opportunity to help guests of all ages overcome fears and try new, exciting things, we can offer you:
A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation included
The use of facilities and equipment in free time
Opportunities to complete training and NGB qualifications
Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations with likeminded people

All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained. We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant.
A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS
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