Location : UK, France and Spain, Various
Start Date : 2019
The Salary : Competitive - see our website for further information.
PGL is widely recognised as the UK's original and biggest operator of summer camps. In this context our name became known as Parents Get Lost, but we now also operate a programme of family holidays so that parents can come too!
With the help of our staff, we make sure that every year we continue to build upon our success and offer safe, exciting, challenging and fun activities!
A Typical Day in the Job
There is no such thing as a typical day as Paddlesports Instructor at PGL.
In practise, you'll ensure that all sessions you lead are conducted in a safe manner, in accordance with our operating procedures. You'll help our guests to realise their potential and gain maximum enjoyment from each session. You'll maintain overall supervision of your group whilst giving individual guidance too.
Our instructors also greet groups on arrival, conduct site tours and fire drills and attend the welcome briefings as required. You may also find yourself supervising your group in between activity sessions on occasions.
Once your day at work has finished you will get to experience centre life with all centres having their own staff areas and social scene. You will have the freedom to do as much or as little as you want with your free time. It really is what you make of it!
Who are we looking for?
You'll need to already hold your UKCC Level 1 paddlesports award to be considered for this role, however we offer a comprehensive UKCC and BCU development programme to help you further your paddling career.
We're looking for people who have previous experience of working or volunteering with young people, with boundless energy and a real love of all things outdoors.
What we can offer you
We offer a competitive wage, in addition to residential packages, access to training and qualification opportunities and a free staff uniform that reflects your job role, location and contract length.
All new members of staff with no or limited previous experience will join our Apprenticeship Foundation Programme to give you the skills, expertise and confidence to make sure you're happy in your job role.