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Seasonal Activity Instructors - Hawkhirst

Come and help Scouts inspire and develop Scouting Units as a Seasonal Activity Instructor. Starting date the 10 January 2022.

Scouts is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, in particular, Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Core Purpose

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors. Our Instructors inspire, coach and teach hundreds of young people each year in the art of Adventure. Working in some of the country’s most inspirational locations this is an opportunity to join the Scout Adventures team. Learning by doing is at the heart of Scouting and that’s exactly what you’ll be helping young people to do – using your NGBs qualifications and experience in a range of adventurous activities to instruct and inspire school pupils, Scouts, Guides, students and adults to learn skills for life in the great outdoors.

We’re looking for instructors to join our team who are just as passionate as we are about getting young people outdoors to have an adventure. You will be an experienced instructor who has worked with a wide range of groups and in a number of disciplines which might include Paddle Sports, Target Sports, Bushcraft, Climbing and High Ropes. You’ll also be happy to provide peer support for our volunteer instructors acting as a role model for good instructing, and even helping with aspects of training and monitoring, as well as all the other aspects of operating a busy activity centre.

To be a seasonal at Hawkhirst, it is essential that you have an NGB instructing qualification in Paddlesports or significant paddling experience with a readiness to achieve a qualification.

We are looking for

We’re looking for someone to join our team who is just as passionate as we are about getting young people outdoors to have an adventure. You will have already spent at least one year working in a similar environment and will have a range of qualifications. You’ll also be happy to support all the other aspects of operating a busy Activity Centre, including leading teams in day to day tasks and being on duty for guests.

Person specifications

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you'd also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions.

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 25 November 2021 23:59

Interviews are expected to held on Thursday 16 December 2021 at Hawkhirst

£16,295 per annum Band A, Level 3

Hawkhirst Scouts Activity Centre

Fixed Term Contract - 1 February 2022 to 1 November 2022

40 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays (Pro Rota)

Closing date:
Thu, November 25, 2021, 11:59 PM

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