Senior Activity Instructor/Head of Department

Location: West Highlands (IV22 2EY)
Salary and Benefits Salary: £22,000-£23,000 live in or £25,000-£26,000 live out (including pension, bonuses and tips). Live in accommodation is a modern 1 bedroom flat including all bills.
Dependent on qualifications and experience.
Date Posted: 17/7/2018
The Torridon Hotel (Torridon Activities)
By Achansheen
Wester Ross
IV22 2EY
TELEPHONE: 01445 791242

Senior Instructor/ Head of department

Senior Instructor/Head of Department at Torridon Outdoors in the West Highlands - Full time year round permanent position

Star date August/September negotiable

Senior Activity Instructor
Responsible to: Operations Director
Responsible for: Activity Department - Seasonal and Freelance Instructors

To manage the Activity Department to ensure the team are working in a positive, productive, friendly and fun environment, to ensure a range of Activities are a five-star service standard and to deliver sessions where appropriate. Our main client base are adults, we do cater for some families but we do not operate with a AALA licence.

Qualifications and Experience Needed:
* Current first aid certificate
* Full driving licence
* Ideally 3 seasons instructing outdoor activities (desirable but not necessary to have experience in senior roles)
* UKCC Level 1 Coach (or above) with 3* Canoe/Kayak
* Summer ML
*Gorge Scrambling/Coasteering experience/WWSR
* Archery GB Leader (or experience in delivering archery)
* Experience working with a broad range of clientele, children and adults
* Must be friendly and presentable
* Must be enthusiastic and outgoing
* Must have the ability to work well as part of a small departmental team within the broader framework of a luxury hotel

And have one (or more) of the following qualifications:
* UKCC Level 2 Coach with 3* Canoe/Kayak
* TCL or BC Level 2 or MIAS Level 2 (or equivalent)
* Shotgun Licence

Torridon Outdoors is located at the foot of Liathach and on the shores of Upper Loch Torridon with some of the best walking, mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking and sea kayaking anywhere in the UK. We pride ourselves on making the outdoors accessible to anyone and cater for the novice to the expert, offering fun instruction and tuition to develop their skills.

To apply please send CV and brief cover letter to

First aid, Driving licence, UKCC Lv1 + 3*, Summer ML,