British Exploring Society. Feb 2016 - Aug 2018
Deputy Chief Leader, Danger Next Generation Dartmoor/Iceland Expedition 2017 & 2018
Managing a team of adventure and social leaders throughout the training and deployment phases of the 1
week Dartmoor and 3 week 2017 & 2018 Iceland expeditions to Askja volcano area.
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council. July 2012 - May 2018
Head of Centre, Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre
Leading the team at one of Sandwell's adventurous residential outdoor centres with a wide variety of land
based outdoor education activities on a 90 acre SSSI woodland site. Accountable for site, centre
development, 900k turnover, delivery of several large outsourced capital projects, staffing and operational
lead. Delivery of staff, teacher training and apprentice development courses.
Powys County Council, Leisure Services, Llandrindod Wells, Powys. June 2010 – July 2012
Manager Powys Outdoor Education Centres
Service Manager for Powys’s outdoor service consisting of two residential outdoor education centres in
Wales with a wide variety of outdoor education activities including mountain and water based. Responsible
for a staff of 30 including domestic and grounds. Delivery of teacher training and development courses
alongside mainly primary outdoor education experiences to meet the Welsh curriculum.
Essex County Council, Schools Children and Families, Chelmsford, Essex, UK. May 2008 – June 2010
Behaviour and Attendance Outdoor Education Support Worker.
Design, implementation and delivery of outdoor educational programmes across 12 secondary schools to
assist targeted students at risk of disengaging from formal education. Managing a team of 2 part time
trainee/youth work staff. Providing accreditations in OCN, ASDAN, AQA.
Level 2 Team Leader – Complementary Education.
Design, implementation and delivery of educational programmes to assist targeted students at risk of
disengaging from formal education. Managing a team of 2 part time youth work staff. Partnership working
with community project leaders,
School for Hospitality, Tourism and Catering, Ljubljana / School for Computing Ljubljana / High School,
Ravne na Koroskem, Slovenia. December 2006 – May 2008
English Language Teacher. Ministry of Education (Part-time, 20 hours per week)
English language teacher for both high school and vocational colleges.
Business College / School for Economics, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia. September 2005 – July 2006
British Council - English Language Assistant. (Full-time)
Language assistant working in Slovenian Business and Technical college & Economics vocational college.
Neilson Active Holidays, Thomas Cook Group, Brighton, Sussex, UK. March 2005 – September 2005
Flotilla Skipper. Greece-Lefkada, Peloponnese/Croatia-Dalmatia Coast.
Leading up to 9 guest yachts. Ionia, Greece and Dalmatia, Croatia with a maximum of 50 guests.
Essex County Council, Youth Service, Chelmsford, Essex, UK. February 2000 – March 2005
Level 3 Youth Worker - Young Essex Assembly. From August 2003
Responsible for the project management and implementation of the citizenship project - Young Essex
Level 3 Youth Worker - Educational Visits (secondment). From June 2003
Responsible for setting up an inspection system & monitoring of all education visits from approx 600
Level 3 Youth Worker - Ardleigh Outdoor Education & Brightlingsea Marine Activities Centre
Responsibility for all management aspects of two outdoor centres. Line manager for a staff of 15. Teaching
SNVQ units in Outdoor Education at a local 6th Form college.