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Seasonal multi-activity Instructors 2020 - Cumulus Outdoors - £400 to £700 per week

Seasonal multi-activity Instructors 2020

Cumulus Outdoors

£400 - £700 per week

Based on the stunning Jurassic coast in Dorset, Cumulus Outdoors provide adventure activities, including Coasteering, Climbing, Ropes Course, Tag Archery, Paddlesports including SUP, Bushcraft and much more. We consider ourselves very professional in what we deliver and we are now looking for instructors to join our team for the 2020 season as part of our continuing expansion plans.

Cumulus Outdoors are looking for Seasonal Instructors

We need seasonal multi activity instructors to join our professional and friendly team to help deliver activity sessions to schools, youth groups and private groups on the sensational Jurassic coastline in Dorset.


We are looking for confident, friendly and experienced instructors to deliver safe and fun outdoor activities in Dorset. Ideally, you will have experience working with youth groups, schools and adults in the outdoors.

We offer training and opportunities to gain valuable experience, both for your personal development and hands on sessions to expand your NGB log books. While working with us we can offer tented accommodation as well as coaching/ logbook experience, and support through further qualifications. We will offer full in-house training on both Coasteering and Bushcraft to enable you to assist on these sessions.

You will need to hold an up to date first aid certificate, recent (within 3 years) DBS certificate and at least two NGB awards:


  • RCI
  • British Canoeing Sheltered Water Coach (formally BCU Level 2 Coach)
  • Sea Kayak Leader (4 Star)
  • ERCA (High and Low)
  • Summer Mountain Leader (or above)

Essential skills:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible

Desirable skills:

  • Coasteering experience
  • Bushcraft experience
  • MIAS or mountain bike equivalent
  • Clean driving license
  • Trailer license
  • D1 license & CPC
  • DofE Supervisor/ Assessor

Rate of Pay:

A – Instructing only - £400 per week, £80 per day

B – Instructing AND Overnights - £700 per week, £140 per day

Pay is based on a 5 day week, if you do more than two overnights in any week, you will be on £700 for the week. If you do two or less, the rate will be £140 per day followed by £80 per day for the remaining days.


A - Normal working hours for instructing only 08.30 - 17.00.

B – Normal working hours for instructing and overnights 08.30 Monday morning – 17.00 Friday afternoon inclusive.

Duration: 1st May – 2nd September 2020 (with potential further work)

Seasonal Instructors will be employed on a freelance basis in that they will invoice Cumulus, monthly, for the above rates. They will not be full employees of Cumulus Outdoors.

Want to know more?

Cumulus Outdoors is an established, quality outdoor adventure provider based in Wareham, Dorset. Take a look at to get a feel for what we’re about.

Application Process

Please send us your CV with a covering email to:

Questions? Give us a call! Jess or Sam would love to have a chat with you on 01929 555111

Closing Date:


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