Senior Instructor for Outdoor Learning

with Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

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locationEngland, Borders of Essex and East London
start dateAs soon as possible after appointment
salary £21,000 per annum
training providedTraining provided

Lambourne End deliver tailored, bespoke programmes. We deliver programmes that support young people's personal development from a wide range of adventurous, farm and environmental activities.

We are flexible in our approach to ensure we meet group and individual needs. This is built on our ethos and reputation for being inclusive, believing in people's potential, and helping them to fulfil it.

Senior Instructor for Outdoor Learning

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

The role of the senior Instructor for Outdoor Learning is varied and exciting and requires flexibility and adaptability throughout the day. Each day begins with a short briefing with the rest of the staff team. After briefing the Senior Instructor will take responsibility for setting up the activities and checking equipment ready for the day’s sessions.

The Senior Instructor for Outdoor Learning is a good role model, modelling the delivery of outstanding activities and personal development programmes to groups from a diverse range of backgrounds. They will help the Adventurous Activities and Learning Programmes Co-ordinators to ensure that the rest of the Activity Staff are well trained and competent, and run all sessions in a safe manner using areas and equipment that are well maintained and safe.

When not delivering sessions the Senior Instructor will organise training sessions, complete equipment checks, assist with site maintenance and development, plan personal development sessions and D of E expeditions. No two days are the same, but each day will be rewarding for the right candidate for this role. This is a great opportunity for an experienced instructor to take on more responsibility and develop their leadership skills.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Suitable candidates should have:

• A commitment towards helping young people to achieve their potential
• Relevant experience or qualifications in working with challenging young people
• Experience of working with people with additional needs
• Experience of delivering adventurous, environmental, farming or gardening activities
• A full driving licence
• Cultural sensitivity and commitment to Lambourne End's Equal Opportunities Policy

our offer What we can offer you

You'll help to shape the future of the charity by developing new activities and have the opportunity to gain experience of other outdoor learning activities outside your own experience.

The team at Lambourne End enjoy the benefits of working in a beautiful rural environment while on the doorstep of London (the nearest Underground station is 2.3 miles away, and you can be in Central London in under 30 minutes).

25 days Annual Leave, Pension scheme (Employers contribution 4%), Life Insurance and Time off in lieu.


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