Outdoor Adventure Instructor

Location: Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, Exeter
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Date Posted: 27/8/2019

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre
61 Haven Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 8DP
01392 400153

If you would like further information or would like to arrange a meeting to discuss available positions please email or call the Centre on 01392 400150 info@haven-banks.co.uk

To apply, please visit our Job Opportunity webpage - www.haven-banks.co.uk/about-us/job-opportunities

Description:
Outdoor Adventure Instructor

Location – Exeter College - Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, Exeter
Salary: £17,090 plus excellent benefits
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Latest Application By: 10-Sep-2019
Contract Type: Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen with Haven Banks Outdoor Education in Exeter. Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre is a pioneering partnership between Devon County Council & Exeter College, Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre provides a contemporary hub for outdoor activities for young people and adults from Exeter, Devon and across the region.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and well organized individual as a Lead Multi Activity Instructor with specific responsibilities for water-based activities and programmes and associated equipment

The successful applicant will hold a variety of National Governing Body Awards and be able to demonstrate previous experience leading, coaching and mentoring groups and individuals of all ages and abilities and from every background.

The individual we are seeking must be able to work alone as well as part of the team and have passion for delivering outdoor and adventurous activity programs which will inspire and motivate students, enabling them to get the very best results.

Evening and weekend work will also be required to carry out Duty Instructor responsibilities.

Priority will ultimately focus on safe practice, as well as learning, enjoyment, and achievement as part of structured practical programs of activity.

The post will include delivery to all users of the Centre involving:
* Approximately 30% centre based admin and preparation time and 70% outdoor instructional delivery work.
*  Residential and evening and weekend sessions.
*  Working in all weathers conditions throughout the year
*  Constantly and continually managing the vagaries of different groups and group members.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team and be part of the South West premiere outdoor Centre.

The Centre offers an innovative approach to education, training and recreation with provision that will encompass the individual needs of a wide range of users, including those disengaged from education, those looking for a short term recreational activity, students wanting to train for a future career in the industry through to professionals undertaking training and development in leadership and development.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is midnight on Tuesday 10th September 2019.

Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

If you would like to discuss this position on an informal basis, please contact Ben Hedden (Centre Manager) 01392 400153 ben@haven-banks.co.uk

Please visit https://www.haven-banks.co.uk/about-us/job-opportunities for more information and the application process

QUALIFICATIONS
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