Chief Instructor

Exeter, Devon
£22,034-£23,346 per annum
02 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Chief Instructor

Salary: £22,034-£23,346 per annum

Hours: 37 hours/1.0 FTE (including evenings and weekends)

Contract type: Permanent

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, situated on the Quayside in Exeter, is part of Exeter College and offers innovative outdoor education, training and recreation activities and courses to a wide range of customers. These include students training for outdoor education careers, individuals
looking for short term recreational activity, individuals disengaged from education, groups and individuals with special educational needs and disabilities and professionals looking to develop their leadership skills.

We’re looking to recruit a Chief Instructor to proactively support the Centre Manager in the effective running of the centre and to work collaboratively with our other Chief Instructor to ensure the Centre provides exceptional and inclusive outdoor adventure, training and education opportunities for the surrounding community.

You will have previous experience of designing and delivering adventurous activity programmes, with enthusiasm and drive for the activities and subjects you teach. You should have excellent organisational and communication skills and an ability to deliver exceptional customer service.  You will have a flexible approach and an ability to adapt to changing circumstances such as the varied weather conditions and program variations. You should also be prepared to work weekends and evenings on a rota basis.

Our excellent benefits include 28 days annual leave, concessions for our College gym and exercise classes and discounted sports massage rates.

We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and as a member of staff you would be expected to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

How to apply:

All applications should be made using our online application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is the 19th November 2018 at midnight.

Need to know more?

Visit Haven Banks website for more information about the Centre and apprenticeships.

Interviews: Interviews may be held throughout the application period.