Job Opportunities.

Full-Time Seasonal Instructors.

  • Seasonal Multi Activity Instructors
  • Job Type: Temporary (Seasonal)
  • Location: Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, Exeter.
  • Start Date: May 2017.

Seasonal Multi Activity Instructors                             

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre. We are seeking flexible, enthusiastic, versatile, dynamic and organised Seasonal Multi Activity Outdoor Adventure Instructors to compliment our full-time staff team for the 2017 season. It is anticipated there will be 35 to 37 hours per week available during the peak season for suitably qualified applicants.

Exciting opportunities are now available at Haven Banks Outdoor Education in Exeter. In a pioneering and award winning partnership between Devon County Council and Exeter College, Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre provides a contemporary hub for outdoor activities for young people and adults from Exeter, Devon and across the region.

Successful applicants will hold a minimum of two National Governing Body leadership awards and be able to demonstrate previous experience leading, coaching and mentoring groups and individuals of all ages and abilities and from every background.

Activity leadership qualifications could include: paddle sports, sailing, rock climbing, climbing wall, caving, mountain biking or archery.

You must be able to work alone, as well as part of the team and have a passion for delivering outdoor and adventurous activity programs which will inspire and motivate participants, enabling them to get the very best results.

Priority will ultimately focus on safe practice, as well as learning, enjoyment, and achievement as part of structured practical programs of activity.

The post will include delivery to all users of the Centre involving: * Approximately 80% outdoor instructional delivery work and 20% centre based admin and preparation time * Residentials as well as evening and weekend sessions. * Working in all weathers conditions. * Constantly and continually managing different groups and group members.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team and be part of the South West premiere outdoor Centre.

The Centre offers an innovative approach to education, training and recreation with provision that encompasses the individual needs of a wide range of users, including those disengaged from education, those looking for a short term recreational activity, students wanting to train for a future career in the industry through to professionals undertaking training and development in leadership and development.

Exeter College is an outstanding Tertiary College, which was subject to the first pilot "no notice" inspection in 2012 and achieved outstanding across the board. The college also has outstanding financial health and is continuing to invest in an ambitious property strategy.

If you would like further information or would like to arrange a meeting to discuss available positions please email or call Ben Hedden (Centre Manager) - on 01392 400153.

Apprenticeship in Outdoor Leadership

Starts - 6th February 2017

Professional Work Based Training 

Are you passionate about becoming an instructor in Outdoor Education - equipping yourself to lead on activities including canoeing, climbing and sailing? If so, this could be the role for you.

We’re looking to recruit Outdoor Activity Apprentice Instructors.  You will receive the very best practical and work based training and be given the opportunity to gain essential experience to achieve a variety of National Governing Body skills, coaching & leadership qualifications as well as an NVQ Level 2 Activity Leadership/Outdoor Pathway – the perfect preparation to start your career in the outdoor industry.

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