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Lead Outdoor Learning Instructor, Surrey
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Lead Outdoor Learning Instructor, Surrey

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development, Dorking / Guildford, Surrey

Location: High Ashurst, Dorking, Surrey
Salary: £27,897
Closing date: 15/10/23


Lead Outdoor Learning Instructor with Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development


Permanent full time contract

Starting at £27,897 per annum (Band £27,897 - £30,048). Based on 36-hour week.

15th October closing date


Are you an enthusiastic and experienced outdoor learning supervisor seeking an exciting new challenge? 

If so, we would love to hear from you about becoming part of our vibrant team. We have two vacancies, one at High Ashurst Outdoor Centre in Mickleham (Near Dorking) and the other at Henley Fort in Guildford, Surrey.

At Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD), we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional outdoor learning programs that inspire and engage both young people and adults alike. Our mission is to enrich personal and social development, elevate achievement and foster aspirations in life.

As the Lead Outdoor Learning Instructor, you will have a key supervisory role at SOLD, ensuring the smooth delivery of a diverse range of adventurous outdoor activities and programs. Your expertise will be vital in supporting our Senior Instructor, managing the day-to-day operations of the centre, and leading and mentoring a team of dedicated staff.

Curious about what to expect from the role? Some key aspects will include:

Influencing the overall quality of our program delivery, making a significant impact on the learning experiences of our visitors

Assisting and at times, taking charge of the coordination and logistics of our outdoor centre with a positive, solution-focused approach, ensuring smooth and successful operations

Maintaining NGB (National Governing Body) centre recognition and adhering to health and safety guidelines

Contributing to the continuous improvement of our offer and helping us unlock our full potential.

We'd love to see your passion and experience reflected in your CV and personal statement, so please make sure to highlight:

Your experience in training and supervising staff; motivating them towards great performance

Your understanding of theories and methods that enhance outdoor learning experiences

Your track record of delivering high-quality and impactful outdoor learning programs

A minimum of three national governing body qualifications relevant to the centres

A senior-level qualification, along with current first aid certification

To get a flavour of what we do, take a look at our video about our residentials at High Ashurst.

Join us at SOLD, where your expertise and passion for outdoor learning will make a profound difference in the lives of those we inspire. We can't wait to hear from you!

For an informal discussion please contact James Georges via email at to arrange a mutually convenient time.


To apply for either of these roles, please follow this link to our website where there is more information and a link to apply:

Jobs | Surrey Outdoor Learning & Development (SOLD)


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