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Activity Leader - Runways End Outdoor Centre (Aldershot) - £18,562 - £18,877

Activity Leader

Runways End Outdoor Centre


Salary Range: £18,562 - £18,877 pro-rata, per annum (actual salary £12,182 - £12,552 per annum)
Work Location: Runways End Outdoor Centre, Aldershot 
Contract Type: Annualised Hours - Temporary (9 or 12 months)
Hours per annum: 1110 
Closing Date: 9 May 2021


This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated instructors to join the team at Runways End Outdoor Centre.


Runways end offers excellent facilities in a tranquil woodland setting in North Hampshire, near Farnborough. The Centre boasts modern accommodation options and a large camp site.

We offer a large range of traditional adventurous activities, and with the Basingstoke Canal on our doorstep, we offer kayaking and canoeing. New to 2021 a range of ECO activities will enhance the customers journey at the Centre.


We have a range of annualised contracts available (including 9 & 12 months contracts) which will be discussed at the selection process. If you would like more information before applying then please feel free to contact the centre (contact details below). 


You will be contracted to work 1110 hours over either a 9 month or 12 month contract. The 12 month contract will offer job security and a salary throughout the year but with flexibility to take time off over the winter. Please state your preference on your application.


Hampshire Outdoor Centres have a reputation for excellence and professionalism as well as operating to the highest standards. Hampshire Outdoor Centres consists of four centres, three in Hampshire and one in Wales.


It is essential you hold at least one of the following instructional qualifications; CWI training, ERCA instructor, Paddle sports Instructor or Archery GB Instructor. You will be enthusiastic and motivated and believe in the value of outdoor learning. We are looking for an individual who will be able to work through our training and assessment process in a positive proactive manner and therefore become operational as soon as possible.


At Runways End your time will be split between teaching our schools residentials, family activities and a range of Centre tasks to keep the Centre operating effectively. For further details please see the recruitment information pack.


Please also ensure you detail all relevant instructional qualifications/personal performance awards clearly within your application.


To find out more about what we can offer you in return, please see our Benefits Package.

Advert Text:

Job Summary and Person Specification Seasonal Activity Leader

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

Contact details for an informal discussion:

David Norrish, Operations Manager or Hannah Poole, Senior Instructor on 01252 344421


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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