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Outdoor Education Instructors (Seasonal), Staffordshire
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Outdoor Education Instructors (Seasonal), Staffordshire

Entrust Support Services, Staffordshire

Location: Staffordshire (Base centre tbc)
Salary: £18,525
Closing date: 04/01/22


Outdoor Education Instructors (Seasonal) with Entrust Support Services Ltd.

LOCATION: Staffordshire (Base centre to be confirmed on successful selection)

RATE OF PAY: £18,525 (Real Living Wage) per annum, pro rata


WORKING PATTERN: 37.5 hours on a 5 out of 7-day rota including some evenings and weekends.

ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation is not available at any of the centres

HOW TO APPLY: Please e-mail a cover letter and CV for the job you are interested in to Interviews will be held from November 2021 onwards.


This is an exciting opportunity to work with Entrust at one of our residential outdoor education centres in Staffordshire!

Entrust Outdoors has a fifty-year pedigree of providing high quality outdoor education for children, young people and adults, with the skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of outcome focused activities through their ‘Explore & Inspire’ ethos.

Entrust Outdoors has two residential outdoor centres in Staffordshire – Standon Bowers and Laches Wood. In addition to this, Entrust Outdoors has well established Duke of Edinburgh, Youth Programmes, NCS, Educational Visits Advice and First Aid departments. Entrust Outdoors also provides outdoor adventure activities for the British Army as part of their Soldier Development programme.

All activities are led by competent, passionate and active outdoor practitioners with some great experience. Many of the team holding some of the leading professional National Governing Body awards.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities

• Be able to effectively plan and deliver high quality outdoor learning sessions with an emphasis on safe practice, learning outcomes and a high standard of customer service.

• Deliver a full and wide range of both centre based and off-site activities (qualification dependent).

• Be flexible in their availability to work including some overnights, evenings and weekends.

• Work as part of the team to ensure the centres, staff and customers comply with all H&S requirements/regulations and local working practice.

• To further their experience in their range of outdoor activities both in and out of work time to fulfil NGB award and CPD requirements.

• Be reflective in their practice, looking for continuous development and improvement in both their own and the centres provision of an outdoor education experience.


Person Specification

• Has experience working with and instructing young people in the outdoors, ideally in an outdoor or residential centre.

• Is current and passionate in engaging in a range of outdoor activities.

• Has high personal standards in presentation and communication

• Has experience of delivering high quality customer service.

• Has experience of working with and contributing towards an effective team of people.

• Has or is working towards a range of Outdoor NGB awards.

• Holds an up to date First Aid and Safeguard Training (or complete upon successful selection)

• Has a Full Driving License (D1+E entitlement advantageous)

• RP/APIOL advantageous

• Enhanced DBS and suitable references will be needed for this role


For more of a flavour of Entrust Outdoors please visit

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