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Outdoor Learning Instructor, Hampshire
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Outdoor Learning Instructor, Hampshire

Avon Tyrrell, New Forest National Park, Hampshire

Location: Bransgore, Hampshire
Salary: £21,607pa


Outdoor Learning Instructor at Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre

UK Youth has a fantastic opportunity for passionate and enthusiastic instructors of all abilities to join our Outdoor Learning team - Permanent and seasonal vacancies / varied start dates


Who we are

UK Youth is a leading National Charity working across the UK.  Our outdoor learning centre, Avon Tyrrell, is based in the beautiful New Forest National Park and is dedicated to providing diverse opportunities for ALL young people to experience, learn and develop through inclusive outdoor learning programmes.  We also run funded programmes to reach and engage young people who don’t traditionally have access to personal development opportunities, for example we recently ran the Active Youth programme for Sports England with the aim to get young people more active.


What is the role

As an outdoor leaning instructor, you will be part of our delivery team with responsibility for instructing our range of outdoor activities.

School residentials form a core part of our term time delivery but across the year we work with a wide variety of groups and adapt our delivery to support their specific needs, so by joining us you will be able to develop your skills working across a range of activities and with a wide variety of groups.  We pride ourselves on the inclusivity of our activities and one of the highlights of the year is our various inclusive weekends we run for local families who have children and young adults with accessibility needs.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for individuals who have experience of delivering outdoor learning sessions to a range of ages and abilities, who hold a valid first aid certificate and at least two of the below qualifications:

BC Coach Award or minimum BC Paddle Sport Instructor  

RCI Assessed or a nationally recognised Climbing qualification 

ERCA Traditional Instructor

A nationally recognised walking/navigation qualification 

A nationally recognised Mountain Biking qualification 

Archery GB instructor 

A recognised environmental qualification


Onsite single room accommodation is also available in a shared lodge at £35pw


What we can offer you

Salary : £21,607pa

Hours : 37.5 hours a week average


We also offer a competitive range of benefits:

A personalised development programme including internal and external courses and qualifications

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)

Membership of our life insurance scheme which would pay-out up to 4 times your salary

Employee Assistance Programme to support employees both professionally and personally

CycleScheme & TechScheme


How to apply

Please visit our website for more information about Avon Tyrrell or UK Youth and details of the full job description can be found here.

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please send your CV through to

Interview dates: 4 July & 23 July

Please note the closing date is one week before each interview date and we will contact you as soon as possible on receipt of your application to confirm if you have been shortlisted for interview.

Additional interview dates may also be available so please mention on application if you are unable to make either of these dates but would still like your application to be considered.


As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people, any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks, which include criminal record check and employment reference.


As part of the recruitment process, UK Youth will be gathering and uses certain information about you. For further information regarding this, please review our Data Protection Privacy Notice which explains what data of yours we process and how we use it.

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