Adventure Activity Instructor

Adventure Activity Instructor

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CUFFLEY ACTIVE LEARNING CENTRE

At Cuffley Active Learning Centre we truly believe that is more than just a job, it is a lifestyle. We encourage the development of every child and every staff member. We are proud we provide outdoor learning as a key component in supporting the development of positive character attributes as well as fostering healthy, enquiring minds. We also recognise the benefits of the natural environment on promoting wellbeing and encouraging a wider awareness of local and global issues.

If you fancy an adventure or like the thought of working in the outdoors, then Cuffley is the place to be this year. You will be inspiring young minds in their adventure, you will be their adventure leader. Taking them through such activities as Climbing, Archery, Low Ropes, High Ropes, Problem Solving, caving and you will be trained to deliver all of these to them.

You will be beside the young person every step of the way, leading around the activity areas of Cuffley.

Part of the Active Learning Group, Cuffley provides outdoor learning experiences for children aged 4 – 18, across a wide range of fun, educational and hands-on school trips. Each itinerary is designed to encourage the development of resilience, teamwork and self-confidence.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Must be available to attend an assessment course start on the 21st of August 2021.

No qualifications are required for this role, as all applicants will complete in-house training and our mentoring scheme before working on one of our camps. However, you do need plenty of enthusiasm and a sense of fun.

You will be responsible for the delivery of multi activity sessions at our specialist Active Learning Centre at Cuffley. You will ensure that our high level of pastoral care is maintained and safeguarding with Health and Safety at the forefront of every single session. This role requires enthusiasm, passion, energy, and a desire to lead by example. You will be a role model for our young people, ensuring they leave camp with positive memories that will last them a lifetime.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Leading/instructing multi activities.

· Briefing participants about safety and logistics.

· Embed the Activity Learning Groups core learning values in each activity session.

· Providing high levels of customer service

· Complying with the company culture of health and safety

· Recording accidents/incidents and writing incident reports

· Cleaning, maintaining, and preparing equipment.

· Maintenance of the centre

· Assisting with pastoral care and welfare duties.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

· Online Training Modules

· Full induction and training plan

· CPD Sessions with senior instructors

· Specialist qualifications (e.g., High ropes, climbing etc)

· Enhanced Safeguarding training

LOCATION

Cuffley is based in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

Cuffley is committed to safe practice in recruitment and selection that includes consideration of issues regarding child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check if they are not already on the DBS Update Service and supply us with references.

We strongly believe in respect and equal treatment for all persons regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, marital status, civil partnership status, colour, nationality, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation or physical ability. We insist that this respect is applied in every aspect of our business and in how we conduct ourselves.

  • Job Information 

  • Company: The Bushcraft Company
  • Vacancy: Adventure Activity Instructor
  • Category: Climbing, Entry level staff, Working with children
  • Dates: 6th September - 8th October 2021
  • Salary: £100 per day worked plus holiday pay
  • Locations:
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