Jobs at High Adventure

Multi-Activity Instructor Vacancy 

An opportunity is now available at our Outdoor Education Centre on the edge of North Yorkshire, close to Skipton, for a multi-activity instructor who holds their minibus licence and basic NGB qualifications.

Depending on experience and the NGB qualifications of the applicant we have an opportunity to bring you into the 2nd or 3rd year of our developing instructor scheme. As part of the package High Adventure will provide training and assessments in relevant NGB qualifications, accommodation, food, access to kit and the opportunity to work with a range of client groups. Wage & end of year bonus depends on the level you enter at. 25 days holiday per calendar year, two weeks of which must be taken at Christmas shut down and no holidays are to be taken in June or July.

The successful candidate will hold a clean, up to date minibus licence and show a strong work ethic and desire to work in the outdoor and adventurous activities industry. All CVs & cover letters to Mick Ellerton at jobs@highadventureoec.co.uk

Start date can be flexible between now and the start of 2015.

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Applications for May-August, Summer 2015 being accepted now

Multi Activity Instructor:  Lancashire, North Staffordshire, South Staffordshire and Cheshire

(80 positions- minimum age 18)

Benefits:

£150 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 1st SEASONAIRE

£175 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 2nd SEASONAIRE

£200 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 3rd SEASONAIRE+

Contract dates/lengths:

TBA – various contract lengths starting at some point in June:  TBA

Description:

This post is perfect for anyone aspiring to be an outdoor instructor or anyone with a passion for the outdoors who would like to gain experience working with children.

We will provide full training in all of our on-site activities and an HSE recognised first aid course prior to being in charge of groups.

Working on our summer camps is the best way to into our highly successful and popular trainee instructor scheme which runs from January every year at our main site in North Yorkshire.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with groups and skills in one or more areas of outdoor activities.

If you can handle living in a tent for the length of the contract through good weather and bad whilst still turning up for work happy and enthusiastic every day, then you are the right person for this job!

If you would like to work for a professional and hard working organisation, gain experience and potential future employment and training then this is the job for you!

Interview Dates:

The interviews will be held our centre in Cowling, North Yorkshire Dates TBA

To apply please download an Application Form, complete and email with a copy of your CV to jobs@highadventureoec.co.uk 

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Climbing Club Instructor (Part-time)

We are looking to recruit a part-time instructor to run our popular indoor Climbing Club sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening (term-time only).

The club is run for children aged 6 and over who have varying levels of climbing ability.

The successful candidate will ideally hold either CWA or SPA, although this is not essential as in-house training will be provided. Experience of working with children and knowledge of the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme would be beneficial and the role will be subject to DBS checks.

Hours

6.00pm – 7.30pm (plus set up and pack up time before and after each session)

Pay

£20 per night

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to jobs@highadventureoec.co.uk FAO Mick Ellerton

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Are you interested in working in the outdoors?

There are lots of job opportunities at High Adventure OEC (Yorkshire Dales) and our 4 Summer Camps.

High Adventure OEC – Summer Camps 2015

Applications for May-August, Summer 2015 will begin in January 2015.

Trainee Outdoor Instructors

Yorkshire Dales – Positions available for 2015 at our Yorkshire Dales site.

First Year Instructors 1 position still available.
APPLICATIONS will in the FIRST instance be taken from staff who worked on one of our Summer Multi Activity Camps

See above for more details about summer positions.

(12 month contract – with the possibility to continue onto the second and third year)

Selection Process: We ‘select’ our ‘trainees’ via a couple of day trial at High Adventure.  During this trial you will spend time with a variety of different members of HA staff and get to experience a variety of different activities / tasks.  The intention of this process is for you to fully understand & appreciate what is involved whilst working at HA and to allow us to get to know you and see what makes you tick.

For more details on the package and information on how to apply, please read through the details for the scheme: Trainee Instructor Scheme

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