Chief Instructor

Location: Tamar Lake, Nr Kilkhampton, Cornwall
Salary and Benefits Competitive / depending on qualifications
Date Posted: 15/1/2018
South West Lakes Trust
Lidn Park, Quarry Crescent
Pennygillam Industrial Estate
PL15 7PF
Tel 01566 771930



Chief Instructor

South West Lakes Trust is the largest combined provider of outdoor activities in the South West, with a wide range of exciting activities including watersports (everything from sailing and windsurfing to raft building and roller zorbs), high ropes, climbing, camping and much more! Each year around 80,000 person sessions are delivered to a wide range of clientele from schools / scouts to families and competitive events. We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing instructors to join our growing team to help deliver these exciting and educational activities for the 2018 season. Our centres are located across Exmoor, Devon and Cornwall.

Working for SWLT provides great opportunities to gain experience and training within the outdoor industry, whilst working as part of a friendly and professional team. Whether you’re looking for a cool summer job, or to progress within the industry, our experienced team of Chief Instructors will work with you to ensure that you have the skills, knowledge and support to succeed. We offer pre-season training in a range of activities including powerboating, high ropes and raft building as well as support in gaining wider NGB qualifications e.g. RYA Dinghy Instructor or the Archery GB award.

We are currently looking for a Chief Instructor to assist the Centre Manager in running and promoting an efficient and profitable Activity Centre at Upper Tamar Lake, nr Kilkhampton, North Cornwall. This will involve the co-ordination of hire, launch and tuition of courses for a range of activities including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding and powerboating. Furthermore, the role will include supervising the camping operations and assisting with the coarse fishing and development of all site activities.

The role is a fixed term contract over the summer season and may include working at other sites on occasions. All contracts to include some evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Rates of pay are competitive for the industry and based on experience and qualifications, reduced rate camping is also available for anyone living outside of the region. The wider package of benefits includes access to our equipment for your personal development and a discount across other SWLT products and services including our cafes.

Join our friendly team for a great summer, for further details and an application form please contact Will Samuels 01566 771930 or visit our website.

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