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Assistant Instructors

  • Job Location

    Aberdovey, Snowdonia

  • Start date

    22 September

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £10,001 per annum plus benefits


We are recruiting for Assistant Instructors for our residential centre in Aberdovey within the Snowdonia National Park.

We offer:

* Career development: comprehensive training and development package for progression to Instructor

* Full time permanent employment in a vibrant working environment

* Diverse client base

* Course activities: mountain expeditions, wild camping, canoeing, kayaking, river journeys, climbing, abseiling, gorge walking, rowing, orienteering, problem solving, sailing, bivvying, fun and adventure!

As an Assistant Instructor it is anticipated that you will develop the skills & experience necessary to progress to an Instructor’s position within 6 – 12 months. The salary range for Instructors is £14,132 - £24,207.

Outward Bound uses the outdoor environment to make a real difference to young people’s lives and help them on their journey to find the best within themselves. The Trust has a vibrant strategic plan that includes a focus on deliberate learning through frontier adventure coupled with raising awareness of, and concern for, the natural environment. Every year we inspire thousands of young people to unlock their potential, raise their self-esteem and prepare them to face their future with confidence.

Closing date for applications: 20 August 2009. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 at our centre in Aberdovey (accommodation is available on 25 August).
Start date: Tuesday, 22 September 2009.


* Summer ML Training

* SPA Training

* Be able to demonstrate a practical ability to deliver personal development courses to young people.

* A clean driving licence (preferably including D1 entitlement) and valid First Aid Certificate are mandatory requirements for Assistant Instructors.

You should also be working towards one of the following water based qualifications:

* BCU UKCC Level 1 Coach plus 3* (canoe or kayak), or BCU Level 2 coach (canoe or kayak)

* RYA Dinghy Instructor or Coastal Skipper Award

This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Check through the Criminal Records Bureau.

If you think your skills, experience and enthusiasm can contribute to Outward Bound’s reputation for inspiration, learning and adventure in the outdoors, then apply today!

About us

ABOUT US Outward Bound® is the most famous of all adventure brand names with centres in over 40 countries worldwide. Skills such as leadership and teamwork are critical if young people are to be equipped for the challenges they face at school ...
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