Trainee Outdoors Instructor

Location: Medina Valley Centre, Isle of Wight
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Date Posted: 21/7/2017
Medina Valley Centre
Dodnor Lane
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 5TE
Web - www.medinavalleycentre.org.uk

Description:
Trainee Outdoors Instructor - Medina Valley Centre
Commencing – Sept 2017


The Medina valley centre is an independent Christian outdoors and field studies centre based on the stunning Isle of Wight. Our staff are the heart blood of the centre and our Christian ethos fosters a strong family and community atmosphere throughout the centre.

We are seeking individuals with a passion for the outdoors and an active Christian faith to join our team as 1st year trainees. After your first year you will have an opportunity to apply for a limited number of 2nd year places.

Your role would be highly varied and encompass all elements of centre life. Through the winter you will be training towards your NGB outdoors awards as well as in a range of in house activities, planning the morning thoughts for the year, getting stuck in with centre maintenance and so much more!

Once the season kicks in and our first groups arrive you will be at the forefront of our activity delivery team, working with groups of young people to deliver high quality and developmental outdoor activity sessions!

Through your first year with us you will have the opportunity to gain:
RYA stage 1, 2, 3, seamanship and day sailing
BCU 2 star (Canoe and Kayak)
Powerboat level 2
Food hygiene
First aid
Safeguarding training
RYA Dinghy Instructor
BCU level 1 coach

Remuneration :
Full training
Full board (food and accommodation)
Monthly stipend of £250
Uniform
Annual personal kit allowance

For further information or for an application pack please contact Dave Sinclair on:
dave@medinavalleycentre.org.uk
01983 522 195

PLEASE NOTE due to the centres ethos and the nature of the role there is a genuine occupational requirement the post holder is a practicing Christian

QUALIFICATIONS
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