Outdoor Instructor (Permanent Contract) x 2

with CMC Adventure

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports Climbing
locationWales, Snowdonia
start dateASAP
salary £17500 + Benefits
training providedTraining provided

We are located in an idyllic position with the Rhinog Mountain Range behind us and Llandanwg Beach in front of us. One of our centres is located on the Artro Estuary and therefore we have immediate access to the water for water sports, and or other centre, Bryn-y-Moel, just 3/4 of a mile up the hill is located in 11 acres of woodland, ideal for land based activities. Being close to the mountain also gives us easy access for mountain sports.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all our guests to experience and explore new and varied adventures with an emphasis on respect for the individual and environment.

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typical day A Typical Day in the Job

We are looking for someone with a passion for the outdoors, strong leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, compassion and understanding for your guests and colleagues, and the ability to adapt to different circumstances.

The successful candidate will be keen to share their Christian faith through the medium of outdoor education and will be willing to be involved in all aspects of Centre life. For this post, it is important that you are committed to CMC Adventure’s Christian ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment, motivation and service. It is therefore an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

Usually, you will work a 5-day week; leading activity sessions, training and supporting our trainee instructors, helping to maintain our equipment and lending a hand on change overs.

Teamwork is at the centre of everything we do here, and our primary aim is to enable as many people as possible to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, doing activities they may not usually have the opportunity to try. This means we are looking for someone who is able to build positive working relationships and is keen to be involved with the team’s social side as well.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

You will hold the following qualifications as a minimum:
• ML Summer
• BCU UKCC Level 1
It is desirable that you also have 3* Sea Kayak and Minibus D1 Entitlement however, training and assessment for these two qualifications can be provided after appointment for the right candidate.
Additional Qualifications, e.g. APIOL/RPIOL/RYA Dinghy Instructor, are an advantage.
The successful candidate is likely to have gained significant experience post NGB qualifications.
Experience in successfully training trainee instructors is highly desirable.

our offer What we can offer you

Benefits include access to a health care plan and a pension scheme.
You will also have 30 days holiday: 10 days in low season, 10 days in high season and 10 days over Christmas.
We are very keen to support the development our staff members, so any training or courses that would be mutually beneficial to you and the Centre would be fully funded by CMC Adventure.
Please email office@cmcadventure.org.uk for more details and an application pack.


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