Job Opportunity – Lead Instructor at the Tamar Trails for 2018

Lead Instructor 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for a versatile and experienced outdoor instructor who has a passion for canoeing and bush craft to join the Tamar Adventures team.

Location

Tamar Trails, Gulworthy. Devon

Salary

Lead Instructor £18,200 – £20,800 pro rata per annum depending on experience.

Contract

9 month contract February to October 2018

Based on an average 40 hours a week, this will include regular weekends, bank holidays and some evenings, but not over nights. Because of the seasonal nature of this work you will be required to work more hours in the summer and have more time off in the spring and Autumn but still get paid the same each month.

For the right individual this role will become full time and permanent.

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a versatile and experienced outdoor instructor who has a passion for canoeing and bush craft to join the Tamar Adventures team. Main role includes:

  • Lead bespoke canoe trips for individuals, family groups and schools on a number of local tidal rivers
  • Combine canoe trips with bush craft activities
  • Deliver woodland based bush craft sessions
  • Lead multi activity days including high ropes, zip lines, archery, mountain biking, team building.
  • Assist with training and supervision of staff team across all activities

It is essential that this instructor has strong interpersonal skills and teaching experience with at least 4 years of experience working in the outdoor industry.

Qualifications and Skills Required

Essential:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and teaching experience
  • BCU level 3 or UKCC level 2 + 4* or equivalent (new Advanced Canoe Leader) in canoe
  • Knowledge and experience of tidal rivers and estuaries
  • Experience in teaching bush craft/forest school or survival skills
  • Driving Licence (not PCV)

Additional desired skill areas:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Kayaking
  • SUP
  • Archery
  • SPA/CWA
  • ML

The ideal candidate would be someone that’s hard-working, friendly and willing to get stuck in! You will need to be confident with both customers and staff, and have a professional approach to work.

Closing date for applications: 31st December 2017

Interviews: Week beginning 8th January 2018

Start Date: 10th February 2018

Contact Kate for a job description

01822 833409

kate@tamartrails.co.uk

www.tamartrails.co.uk

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