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About the role

The Outdoor Instructor role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate to join a passionate team based at a well established Outdoor Learning Centre in the heart of the Chilterns.

You will facilitate a wide range of activities to support the growth, development and education of young people and adults who visit us. You will have a passion for learning outside of the classroom and be dedicated to delivering that experience at Woodrow. You will deliver outdoor sessions such as low ropes, bush craft, high ropes, archery; sports sessions including cycling skills; as well as problem-solving activities, arts and craft, and environmental activities. Some essential qualifications are expected, others can be worked towards and will be supported by London Youth, as appropriate to your role.

London Youth embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to the ongoing development of an organisation that values and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills and welcome applications that reflect this.

Full details regarding this role and how to apply are in noted below. Please do read this carefully to ensure there are no delays in processing your application.

Key Information

Salary: £19,459.44

Hours: 42 hours per week – this role requires evening and weekend work

Leave: 31 days per annum plus bank holidays

Term: Ongoing – start date negotiable, but likely to be May 2021

Important dates and how to apply

Read the full Job Description and Person Specification that outlines the expectations of this role in detail. If this sounds like you and you are interested, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria before you apply.

To apply, please submit all of the following documents via email, with the subject line Outdoor Instructor Application to woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org

  • Your comprehensive CV
  • A supporting statement indicating clearly how your experience meets the essential requirements of the Person Specification (no more than 2 A4 pages)
  • Completed Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form
  • Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

NOTE: Applications will be considered upon receipt and only those that satisfy the criteria will be shortlisted and invited to an online first round interview. If successful, we will then invite you to a second in-person interview, where you will meet the team, see the centre and have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills for the role as part of this process.

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every application submitted – if you have not been invited to an interview within 14 working days of submitting your CV and supporting statement, please consider your application unsuccessful at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

If you would like to ask any questions about the role or process feel free to ring 01494 433531 and ask for Operations Manager, Mark Saville, or Chief Instructor, Sam Sparks.