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Lead Outdoor Learning Instructor

  • Job Location

    Borders of East London and Essex

  • Start date

    As soon as possible once appointed

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    £18,000 - £21,000




Description

To plan, prepare and deliver engaging outdoor learning programmes, using adventurous activities to meet the needs of the groups and individuals on each programme. 

The successful person will be passionate about engaging young people in personal development programmes, and be committed to training other instructors to deliver programmes of the highest possible standards.
The Lambourne End Centre is a fantastic 54 acre site in south west Essex which is full of opportunity. The Centre’s scenic location in a rural setting, yet on the doorstep of East London’s urban fringe creates a unique resource. It offers visiting groups (predominantly from East London) a completely alternative perspective. The Centre boasts residential accommodation and training facilities, outdoor adventure activities, a garden project and a working farm with dedicated environmental areas. These are used to generate a wide range of programmes which promote and deliver personal development opportunities for young people, especially those at risk or struggling in traditional mainstream environments. All the programmes are designed to encourage team building, problem solving and communication skills, as well as build confidence and raise aspirations. 

The post is based on a 35 hour week but will involve flexible working, including some weekend and evenings.

Requirements

Suitable candidates should have:

  • Adventurous Activity experience
  • A minimum of 3 NGB coaching qualifications preferably including Mountain Leader with RCI or Paddle Sports coach at Level 2
  • Experience or interest in integrating adventurous activities in to wider personal development  or outdoor learning programmes
  • A commitment towards helping young people to achieve their potential
  • Experience of dealing with a range of challenging behaviours and complex needs
  • Experience of working with people with additional needs
  • Possess a strategic vision for developing, delivering and growing adventurous activity provision at the Centre
  • Cultural sensitivity and commitment to Lambourne End's Equal Opportunities Policy
                   

About us

The Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning is a fantastic 54 acre classroom with the freedom to create the right atmosphere for learning. Through tailored programmes it provides the opportunity for people to develop and stretch themselves

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