Head of Centre

with Manor Adventure

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports Management
locationUK, Derbyshire
start date1st November 2021
salary An excellent remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the position to the right candidate.
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

Lots of activity centres are just about having fun. While this is an important part of learning, we like to make the most of the educational and personal benefits of outdoor pursuits by maximising the experience for every child who stays with us.

We invest our profits back into the training of our instructors, and into the equipment and facilities at each of our six centres.

Head of Centre

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Manor Adventure is a large Independent provider of residential Outdoor Education Courses to UK Schools and organised Groups and has now recently added Willersley Castle to its portfolio, a truly magnificent former hotel in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales overlooking the River Derwent Valley.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the principal role initially will be to develop and manage Willersley castle to Manor Adventure's exceptionally high standards.

Additionally, the candidate will be required to be business focused and results-driven, with a passion for excellence in customer service and following financial budgets.

To create new activities and activity stations that will be provided at Willersley Castle.

To create Risk Assessments and SOPs for Willersley Castle.

To manage day to day running of all departments in daily tasks.

To ensure all Health & Safety Regulations and best practices followed.

To deliver a high standard of actives that our customers expect coming to Manor Adventure.

You will be familiar with AALA and LOTC licencing.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

You'll have a proven track record in management covering all of the centres departments.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Experience in instructing at all levels.

You will ideally have senior National Governing Body qualifications in Paddle sports or related NGB qualifications.

Proven ability to train, lead and motivate teams of multi- discipline activity instructors.

A breadth and depth of knowledge within the field of outdoor education.

Be highly organised with an excellent attention to detail.

Have experience and ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and thrive.

our offer What we can offer you

Heads of Centres are appointed on a long-term basis as the ability to develop and nurture relationships is key to the role. It also allows us to work together on continually developing your skills so that you are able to achieve the results necessary to maintain Manor Adventure's position as one of the leading companies in the outdoor industry.

* Bonus Scheme.

* Accommodation.

* Free meals at work.

* Career Development and support.

* Travel opportunities to our other amazing sites including France.


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