young people doing an outdoor activity

About this role

The Lead Instructor role offers a great opportunity for outdoor instructors with some experience to take on further responsibility and develop their skills and range of experience.

You will facilitate a wide range of activities to support the growth, development and education of the children, young people and adults who visit us. Activities include outdoor sessions such as low ropes and orienteering, high ropes, archery, problem-solving activities, sports including cycling, arts and craft, and environmental activities. In addition, part of your role will require that you take on the management and development of elements of our programme – helping to develop and improve existing sessions as well as considering the scope for new ones.


Key Information

Salary: £17,702.10 per annum plus free uniform and meals when at work.

Hours: 42 hours per week, please note, this role requires evening and weekend work.

Leave: 39 days per annum including bank holidays. Leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro-rated basis for part-time employees.

Term: Permanent, start date negotiable but proposed as 20th August 2018.

Accommodation: Due to the nature of the job we offer accommodation on-site.

This accommodation is shared and charged at £212.92 per month (variable in line with the government’s set NMW accommodation offset rate).


Important dates and how to apply

Start date negotiable for successful candidates

Each application will be reviewed for shortlisting on receipt thereof until the position is filled.

Please submit your CV and Covering Letter, along with your Declaration of Criminal Convictions and Equal Opportunities form to rachael.fisher@londonyouth.org, or via post: FAO Rachael Fisher, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Amersham, HP7 0QG.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

Any questions? Call Rachael or Tom on 01494 433531


Essential documents

Lead Instructor Job Description and Person Specification Aug 2018

Employment – Guidance to Applicants – Oct 17

Employment – Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – May 2018

Employment – Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form – May 2018

Employment – Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy – Sept 16