Categories : Activity Instructor
Location : United Kingdom, Eastbourne
Start Date : March 2019/April 2019
The Salary : £17,173 - £17,681
Buzz Active is a non-profit organisation, run by East Sussex County Council. Our vision is to provide access to outdoor activities to all, in stunning locations in East Sussex. We run nationally accredited courses, taught by qualified instructors, for individuals, groups and families, for children from 6 onwards, for schools, and groups with special needs.
A Typical Day in the Job
Candidates will be delivering national governing body accredited courses and sessions to a wide range of clients from the local community and wider areas. A key part of the centre offer is supporting and working with Schools and community organisations in the local area, as well as delivering sessions to a wide range of overseas students. We run a membership and have a thriving RYA T15 and On board sailing club and SUP club as well as a dedicated adult membership.
Successful candidates will be expected to work some weekends and evenings as a core part of their role, working up to 6 days a week in peak season.
Who are we looking for?
Successful candidates will have qualifications in at least one or more of the following;
* RYA sailing instructor, RYA windsurfing start or intermediate instructor.
* British Canoeing paddle sport level one two or three, desirable qualifications include;
* BSUPA level one or two Stand up paddle board instructor, staff required for our Bushy wood location; archery leader
* Climbing wall award.
What we can offer you
The centre is based on three sites, Eastbourne is a sail sport and power boating hub based on the seafront, with access to a boating lake adjacent to the site and the Cuckmere is a paddle sport hub based on the iconic river Cuckmere meanders, a set of Oxbow lakes just 1.5 miles from the coast. Staff with relevant qualifications may be asked to work across both venues. Out third site is Bushy Wood near Hailsham and we deliver climbing, archery and bush craft as well as residential options.
Inhouse training opportunities are given to those wishing to expand their opportunities to work at our land based centre at Bushy Wood.