Lead Instructor

Location: Woodmill Outdoor activity centre, Woodmill lane, Southampton
Salary and Benefits £17,000 - £18,000 + BENEFITS
Date Posted: 31/1/2018

Woodmill Outdoor activity centre, Woodmill lane, Southampton
Web – www.swac.co.uk
Email - claire.smith@activenation.org.uk

Lead Instructor

Closing date 26th February

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre . We are looking for an exceptional Lead instructor who is dynamic; self motivated and be able to draw on a range of outdoor coaching and teaching practices to create significant and beneficial experiences for our supporters. We would like someone who can translate their passion for sport into meaningful conversations with potential supporters and persuade them to get Active on one of our amazing courses or programmes.

Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre is set in 17 acres of woodland surrounded by a variety of water environments. As an LOtC, Adventuremark and BCU accredited Centre, Woodmill offers canoeing and kayaking courses as well as host of land and offground activities, including highropes, climbing and archery. The Centre caters for a wide range of users including adults, schools and families and has a Paddleabilty programme for people with disabilities.


*How you will persuade people to share in your passion for water and adventure sports
*What motivates you and why a new challenge might appeal to you
*How you think we can use adventurous outdoor sports to achieve the Charity's mission

Be passionate about sport and exercise, particularly in an outdoor adventurous setting and be able to inspire people to take part in meaningful activities
As part of a team you will need to use your excellent observational skills to ensure we deliver the highest standards in health and safety and service quality
Be able to lead on programmes and initiatives and demonstrate strategic creativity within selected projects you will be leading on
Need to hold a range of outdoor instruction qualifications to enable you to lead sessions (minimum qualification required: UKCC Level two Coach.
Be able to develop excellent relationships with key supporters and partners and to contribute in achieving outstanding results
Demonstrate a conscientious approach to resource management and have an aptitude to understand equipment maintenance
Demonstrate unwavering attention to detail as you take part in a duty rota to fulfil the functions responsible for the day to day operation of the Centre

To apply please tell us your story so far by emailing your CV and a covering letter to claire.smith@activenation.org.uk. If selected, expect a call back from us.

UKCC Level 2 kayak/canoe coach - See main text