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Lead Instructor (Outdoor Activities), Highlands
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Lead Instructor (Outdoor Activities), Highlands

High Life Highland, Inverness, Scotland

Location: Inverness
Salary: £28,337 - £31,941  
Closing date: 17/08/22


Lead Instructor (Outdoor Activities) with High Life Highland

High Life Highland (HLH) is a charity registered in Scotland, formed as an arms-length organisation in 2011 by The Highland Council. HLH develops and promotes opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing across nine services throughout the whole of the Highlands, HLH is looking for a skilled and professionally experienced multi-disciplinary instructor to support its delivery of Adventurous Activities across the Highlands of Scotland. HLH Outdoor Activities section aims to:


Deliver more Outdoor Activity sessions across the Highlands, focusing on giving young people local access to our services.

Help transform lives and support people’s wider wellbeing and confidence through outdoor activities.

Develop people through our service, through training courses and growing our own future workforce.

Work effectively in partnership and broaden the partners we work with.

Give groups and the public training and responsible access to equipment to use in the outdoors.


In order to help us achieve this we are looking for someone who can inspire, and has the enthusiasm to lead and develop young people and novice adults through outreach programmes.

You will have least two of National Governing Body qualifications and experience in the industry. It is envisaged that you will also have some personal experience of the Scottish Highlands so able to understand the unique challenges and rewards that our remote locations offer. Based from our office in Inverness, you will report to the Outdoor Activities Development Officer and be responsible for the supervision of freelance staff, and the administration and maintenance of two kit stores.


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We look forward to hearing from you and if you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to give us a call 07766 161875.



POSITION: Permanent Full Time: 35 hours per week


SALARY: £28,337 ~ £31,941  

LOCATION: Inverness (Not Suitable for homeworking)

CONTACT: Imogen Furlong, Outdoor Activities Manager 07766 161875

CLOSING/INTERVIEW: Closing date 17/08/22 Interview 09/09/22


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