Looking for a Chief Outdoor Instructor

Wareham , United Kingdom

From GBP £20,000 To 20,000 / Per Year

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking outdoor professional to lead our instructor team at our Outdoor Centre.

We are a bustling residential outdoor activity centre located in Purbeck on the south coast of sunny Dorset. It has accommodation for 150 people and works with up to 250 clients a day. We offer a wide variety of outdoor pursuits that take full advantage of our surrounding countryside, from canoeing in Poole harbour to climbing on the cliffs of the Jurassic Coast.

The Chief Instructor is responsible for managing a team of 16 seasonal instructors to deliver high quality outdoor programmes for our clients.

Qualities and experience we are looking for:

  • A team player with a strong work ethic
  • Enthusiastic about the outdoors and outdoor activities
  • Minimum of three years working in outdoor centres
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of instructors.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple demands
  • Good facilitation Skills, with experience of working with School and Corporate clients
  • Hospitable with good interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of team work and leadership approaches
  • Ability to deliver and inspire high quality outdoor activity sessions
  • IT literate


Successful candidates will have a broad spectrum of qualifications and experience that will likely include many of the following awards.

  • 16 hour first aid at work certificate
  • BCU/UKCC level two coach or level three coach
  • RCI/SPA qualified
  • ERCA ropes course qualification
  • D1 minibus license
  • Archery GB/GNAS
  • NRSA rifle shooting
  • Mountain Leader award
  • Lowland leader award
  • RYA powerboat level 2
  • Bush craft experience

Salary £20,000

Start Date - 04/02/19

For any further information about the role please call the Brenscombe Office

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 /year


Salary and Benefits

From GBP £20,000 To 20,000 / Per Year

Accommodation Included :No

Job: Full Time

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