Outdoor Education Instructors (Short Term – Centre Based NCS
Location: Staffordshire (Base centre to be confirmed on successful selection)
Salary and Benefits Rate of Pay: £10 per hour, 7.5 hours per day. Amount of work days dependent on your availability.
Date Posted: 3/11/2017

COMPANY: Entrust Support Services
Laches Wood OEC
Slade Heath
Wolverhampton
WV10 7PA
TELEPHONE: 01902 790388
EMAIL:outdoorstaff@entrust-ed.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.entrustoutdoors.co.uk

Description:
Outdoor Education Instructors (Short Term – Centre Based NCS)

SHORT TERM WORK PERIOD: June - August 2018

ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation is not available at any of the centres

HOW TO APPLY: Please e-mail a cover letter and CV for the job you are interested in to outdoorstaff@entrust-ed.co.uk.

A great opportunity for outdoor instructors at our outdoor education centres in Staffordshire. We are an exciting young business with a great pedigree and a promising future. The centres have recently undergone a significant investment programme, with exciting and innovative new products now being offered to a rapidly expanding customer base. This is a highly motivated company, with a well-qualified and experienced staff team that shares a clear view going forward of growth and diversification, delivering the highest quality outdoor education in a sustainable and commercial way. This short-term position will mainly focus on the delivery of outdoor activities in National Citizen Service (NCS) Phase 1 programmes. See www.ncsyes.co.uk for more information.

For more of a flavour of Entrust Outdoors please visit www.entrustoutdoors.co.uk or watch our videos at the links below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4ZZAes2-kU – Explore Video (With Music)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRXPOS8Ilrc – Inspire Video (with voiceover)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok7srva-YAY – An Outdoor Space

The post holders will be expected to:
• Be able to effectively plan and deliver high quality outdoor educational sessions with an emphasis on safe practice, learning outcomes and a high standard of customer service.
• Deliver a full and wide range of both centre based and off-site activities (qualification dependent).
• Be flexible in their availability to work including evenings and weekends.
• Work as part of the team to ensure the centre, staff and customers comply with H&S requirements/regulations and local working practice.
• To further their experience in their range of outdoor activities both in and out of work time to fulfil NGB award and CPD requirements.
• Be reflective in their practice, looking for continuous development and improvement in both their own and the centres provision of an outdoor education experience.

The post holders will have the following experience/skills:
• Experience working with young people in the outdoors.
• Current and passionate in engaging in a range of outdoor activities.
• High personal standards in presentation, communication and delivering customer service
• Have or be working towards a range of NGB awards
• Relevant experience working in a residential outdoor education setting and delivering outdoor education programmes desirable.
• RP/APIOL advantageous

Enhanced DBS and suitable references will be needed for this role.

QUALIFICATIONS
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