Outdoor Instructor – Ultimate Survival Instructor

at Ultimate Survival (view profile)
Location UK, United Kingdom
Date Posted 4th February 2019
Category Education
In the field
Instructor
Leader/Guide
Job Type Contract/short-term
Freelance

Description

Summary of Position:

The role of Ultimate Survival Instructor is to deliver outstanding, structured outdoor education activities and workshops to groups of children on our Ultimate Survival Courses. You will be expected to guide groups of children aged between 7 and 14 years through week-long courses, with the emphasis being on fun, excitement, team and skill development

Roles include accommodation (camping) either on or near the venue.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and deliver activities for children aged 7-14, focusing on participation, development, safety and enjoyment.
  2. Encourage participation through enthusiasm and energy in scenarios and role play.
  3. Ensure all policies and procedures on the courses are adhered to by yourself and the children in your care, including health and safety, and safeguarding procedures.
  4. Help to set up The Ultimate Survival Camp by attending a Camp Induction Day and pack down the site at the end of the season.
  5. Take a pastoral role as a group leader, supporting and caring for children throughout the week and during the weekly camp-out.
  6. Supervision of children outside of activity times.
  7. Other ad-hoc duties (cleaning, equipment maintenance etc.)

Essential requirements:

  • Experience in delivering a range of outdoor opportunities/ activities for young people
  • Effective team leadership skills in an outdoor setting
  • Excellent communication skills and verbal reasoning
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and dynamic individual who is passionate about working with, and developing children through adventurous activities.

Salary: £348.06 - £464.65 per week including accommodation (Dependant on experience and qualifications).

Hours: 0800 - 1800 Monday to Friday (and being on duty, on site, for one night a week during Camp Out)

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV to James Lewis, Outdoor Education and Logistics Coordinator:     [email protected]  

Alternatively, please click APPLY or follow the https to apply: https://www.ultimateactivity.co.uk/work-for-us

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.