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Apprentice Outdoor Activity Instructor

  • Job Location

    Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre, Leicester, LE4

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Hourly Rate: Apprentice National Minimum Wage


We are looking for an Apprentice who will complement our enthusiastic, motivated and friendly staff team. You will be put on a host of NGB and in house training courses.

What we are offering with the role:

  • Thorough Induction process including nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Work with a diverse range of clients.
  • Opportunities to develop ongoing group programs.
  • Quality outdoor uniform.
  • Professional development workshops.
  • Further opportunities to take different key roles within the organisation.

This is an 12 month apprenticeship. You will be starting your role as an assistant instructor – developing to become and independent instructor leading your own groups.

Typical Duties

  • Assisting and then eventually leading activities
  • Assisting with the cleaning and maintenance of equipment and site
  • Liaising with customers and other members of staff

Future Prospects

  • Full Time Instructor Role
  • Links with other outdoor providers, centre, clubs

Essential Information

  • Working Hours: 30 hours over 5 days per week. A few weeks in the year may extend to 6 days. Some weeks can go up to 38 hours, any extra hours worked are taken back as TOIL during quiet periods.
  • Closing Date: 30th November 2020
  • Interview Date: Weeks commencing 7th and 14th December 2020


Qualifications - Whilst no formal qualifications are essential, candidates must be willing to complete First Aid Training, where this is not already held.

Leadership – possess core leadership and social skills to develop in order to deliver high quality educational sessions to clients from various backgrounds and abilities.

Teamwork - be able to work in a team environment, and be keen to learn from others.

Communication - be able to communicate effectively with young people and be a good role model. Attitude - be willing to learn and undertake training, reflect on performance and use own initiative.

Reliability – be be punctual, arriving at work and scheduled activities on time. Consistently carry out work that has been set out as expected.

Disposition - friendly, well presented, courteous and respectful of colleagues, children, parents and members of the public. Be able to work evenings and weekends including bank holidays

About us

Located on the River Soar, Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre is a vibrant, friendly place providing land and water based activities and courses to people from the local area and beyond.
We have 27,000 users per year, aged from 5yrs upwards of

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