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Instructor - Level 1 (2 Posts)

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White Hall Outdoor Education Centre, Longhill, BUXTON
Salary details
Grade 7 £24,958 - £26,871 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
25 August 2024

White Hall Outdoor Education Centre is seeking a passionate and experienced outdoor activity instructor to join our dynamic team. As a Level 1 Instructor, you will play a vital role in delivering high-quality outdoor education packages to young people in Derbyshire.



- Deliver engaging outdoor education packages to young people in Derbyshire, providing them with valuable learning experiences.

- Facilitate the delivery of activity courses, ensuring that all participants are safe and actively involved.

- Assist in managing the activity stores, including the organisation, maintenance and regular checking of equipment to ensure its safety and proper functioning.

- Collaborate with the team to develop and improve outdoor education programs and activities.

- Uphold safety protocols and standards, including safeguarding, inclusivity, diversity and GDPR, ensuring a safe environment for all participants.

- Actively engage with young people, fostering their personal and social development through outdoor education.

- Continually develop your own skills and knowledge in outdoor activities, seeking growth opportunities and sharing expertise with colleagues.

- Delivery of evening sessions and over-night duties.



- Enthusiasm for the outdoors, working with young people, and personal and professional development.

- Experience in residential outdoor education centres, with a focus on rock climbing, caving, canoeing, mountain biking, and hill/mountain walking.

- Nationally recognised governing body qualifications (NGB) in the aforementioned outdoor activities.

- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to complete tasks effectively.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to engage with young people, staff, and external stakeholders.

- A commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety and ensuring the well-being of all participants.



- Competitive salary with incremental annual increases for 4 years.

- Opportunities for professional development and training in outdoor education.

- enhanced pay for unsocial hours and night duties.

- The chance to work in a stunning natural setting and inspire young people through outdoor experiences.

- A supportive and collaborative work environment with an experienced and passionate team.

- 25 days of annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years of continuous service.

- Bank holidays

- Generous local government pension scheme.

- Cycle to work scheme.

- Discounts at selected county leisure centres.

- Free online health and exercise sessions.

- Access to Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions towards your pension.

- Free access to mental health counselling.

- and much more!


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.


Application Deadline:  25th August 2024


If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Robin Heath at robin.heath@derbyshire.gov.uk or Dan Riley at dan.riley@derbyshire.gov.uk 

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.