Outdoor Education Instructors and Senior Instructors
Location: Staffordshire (Base centre to be confirmed on successful selection)
Salary and Benefits 12 - 22K dependant on experience and qualification
Date Posted: 23/3/2016

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

Description:
Outdoor Education Instructors and Senior Instructors - Seasonal Instructors & Permanent Senior Outdoor Education Instructors

SEASONAL CONTRACT PERIOD: March - October 2017 (To be reviewed in October 2017)
WORKING PATTERN: 37.5 hours on a 5 out of 7-day rota including evenings and weekends. Overnight allowances paid additionally.
ACCOMODATION: Accommodation is not available at any of the centres
HOW TO APPLY: E-mail a cover letter including which position you are interested in and a CV to oec@entrust-ed.co.uk

A great opportunity for outdoor practitioners at our four 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 from schools to youth groups, major charities and NCS. 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.

For an idea about the centres please watch one of our videos at the link below to get a flavour of the ethos of Entrust Outdoors.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4ZZAes2-kU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRXPOS8Ilrc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok7srva-YAY

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.
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 flexible in their availability to work including overnights, evenings and weekends.
Be reflective in their practice, looking for continuous development and improvement in both their own and the centres provision of an outdoor education experience.
Work as part of the team to ensure the centre, staff and customers comply with H&S requirements/regulations and local working practice.

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.
Driving D1+E entitlement advantageous for Senior roles
APIOL advantageous Senior roles

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

QUALIFICATIONS
See main text + a passion for delivering high quality outdoor education