Activities Instructor
Location: Grafham Water Centre, Cambridgeshire
Salary and Benefits Salary/Benefits: From £15,246 - £15,613 per annum (pro rata) + a generous training allowance and in-house development (food + accommodation is available)
Location: Grafham Water Centre, Cambridgeshire
Season Dates: Fixed Term – mid February to the end of October
Hours: 37
Date Posted: 21/2/2018
Grafham Water Centre
PE28 0GW
Tel: 01480 810521

To apply for this position please complete an on-line Application Form which is available on:

Activities Instructor

Closing Date: 25th February 2018 at midday.

Short listing for interviews will take place during the following week. All applicants will be contacted by E-mail with our response.

Are you fed up with the monotony of day to day life? Are you interested in passing on your passions? If you want a rewarding and enjoyable place to learn/work/teach and want to be involved in developing young people through adventurous activities, personal and social education, then look no further - apply to join our team!
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated instructors to join our team for the 2018 season.

Grafham Water Centre is a well-known Local Authority Outdoor Learning Centre in Cambridgeshire. The Centre is ideally located on the shores of one of the UK’s largest reservoirs and is one of the best inland sailing venues in the UK. It is complimented by an extensive range of water and land based activities, visit our website to find out more.

In addition to your employment package, you also benefit from free use of our facilities when not in use, boat storage free of charge and use of the water when you are not working – what more could you want!

Contracts for 2018 will vary in length but this will be from February to October with salaries for instructors starting from £15,246 - £16,781 per annum (pro rata). You will work an average of a 37 hour week and this will include some weekends.
We have accommodation and meals available throughout the season on request and at an additional cost. Each successful applicant will receive paid annual leave to take during the contract period and a fantastic training package to support development. Uniform is also provided.

You will have at least one of the following:
RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor, RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor, BC/UKCC Level 1 Canoe/Kayak Coach, Single Pitch Award or Climbing Wall Award and hold a valid First Aid qualification.

APIOL and RPIOL accreditation and other NGB awards will be viewed favourably.
Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and medical clearance before employment commences.

To apply for this position please complete an on-line Application Form which is available on:

For further information please contact the Centre (Emma Casey or James Sainsbury) and we will be happy to answer any of your questions.

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