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Senior Instructor in Christian Residential Adventure Centre in Scotland - Abernethy (Barcaple)

Senior Instructor in Christian Residential Adventure Centre in Scotland



Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Salary plus accommodation package

Location: Abernethy Barcaple
Start date: February 2020

Closing date: 16 December 2019



Key Tasks

Delivering high quality outdoor activity instruction both on & off site for our school groups

Planning and delivering training in both hard & soft skills for our Instructors

Working alongside the Chief Instructor with the day-to-day running of the department

Ensuring that activity equipment is checked and maintained according to our strict policies

Developing adventure activity programmes for our guests, specific to their needs and our resources

Observing and monitoring activity sessions for quality assurance

Delivering model activity sessions for our Instructors

Active involvement with ‘Explore' evening Christian programme


Skills & Qualifications

In an ideal world, we would be keen for the following criteria to be met by the successful candidate:

A broad range of NGB qualifications including 3 of the following: UKCC Level 2 Paddlesports (Canoe & Kayak), Mountain Leader, SPA/RCI, BASI Level 1, Mountain Biking Level 2 Award, RYA Dinghy Instructor

Some of the following NGB qualifications would be desirable: BCU Moderate Water Endorsements (Canoe or Kayak), BASI Level 2, RYA Senior Instructor, DofE Assessor/Supervisor, Winter Mountain Leader, Archery Award, BOF Award.

Full UK driving licence with D1 entitlement (Minibus) or 2 years driving experience

Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of risk management and risk benefit

Experience and evidence of leadership and working as part of a team

Motivated and demonstrates initiative

Experience of administrative tasks & computer based skills

Positive Christian role model for both guests and staff



·         A monthly salary

·         Full board accommodation provided

·         Paid annual leave (30 days per annum)

·         Use of Centre facilities including outdoor equipment

·         Opportunity for personal training and development

·         Opportunities to take an active role within the life of our local church

·         Living as part of a vibrant Christian Community, in a beautiful part of Scotland

·         Easy access to the local area

Watch our video about working at Barcaple:


How to Apply

Contact Stephanie Walling

Abernethy Recruitment


T: 01479 818 001


Closing Date:


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