Instructor in Outdoor Practical Delivery

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade E (£22,017 - £24,771)
09 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Date posted 24/08/2018
Application closing date 30/09/2018
Location Preston
Salary Grade E (£22,017 - £24,771)
Job category/type Support

Job description

The School of Sport & Wellbeing is seeking a highly motivated outdoor instructor to join the Outdoor Delivery team. The role involves delivery of high quality educational outdoor programmes to a range of internal and external groups, including: i) the Outdoor Adventure Leadership degree programme, ii) Frontier Education 'student retention' programme iii) Leadership Development programmes and iv) programmes for external groups (i.e. school groups / community groups) as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within an educationally orientated outdoor establishment and of teaching/instructing individuals/groups of a variety of different ages and levels of ability. The ability to adapt programmes according to the requirements of the group and the changing outdoor environment is essential, as is experience of residential education.

Educated to Undergraduate degree level or equivalent and first aid qualified, the post holder will have good interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to work as part of a team and individually.

The role will be based in Preston but will also require delivery in other locations/venues (including North Wales and the Lake District).

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sharon Rosser, Outdoor Programmes Manager. Email:

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Sport & Wellbeing
Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE, 36.25 hours per week)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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