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Graduate Trainee Instructor Scheme - Outward Bound (initially based at Aberdovey) - Starting £17,508, plus benefits package

Graduate Trainee Instructor Scheme

Outward Bound


(Initially based at Aberdovey)

We're looking for aspiring outdoor professionals, who've recently graduated with either a Degree in Outdoor Studies or closely related subject; who is ready to work and keen to start their career in outdoor education. 


Do you want to make a difference?

Are you a graduate with a degree in Outdoor Studies (or closely related subject) with passion for big adventures in the outdoors?

Do you want to help young people learn about themselves and what they are capable of?

Are you ready to start your career with one of the UK's leading outdoor education providers?

If you've answered YES to all of the above then we have the answer...



What's on offer...

Here at Outward Bound, we think that after three years of hard study you deserve a grad scheme that will offer you…

Full salary while you train

Guaranteed job as Outward Bound Instructor progressing to Senior Instructor

Intensive training to get you where you deserve to be

Support for ongoing training and CPD

Build a portfolio of NGB qualifications

Opportunity to use all your university skills and knowledge and build more

Opportunity to progress to all other Outward Bound centres

Opportunity to take sabbaticals and career breaks 

Great working environment, sea, rivers, sun and mountains

Supportive yet challenging work place enabling you to reach your professional potential

Individualised learning


The Package

Starting salary of £17,508, plus benefits package

Permanent contract of employment with The Outward Bound Trust 

Good quality kit, including Berghaus uniform

24 days paid holiday a year, plus bank holidays

Opportunities for future career breaks  

Initially based at Aberdovey with the opportunity to move within The Trust

Progression to Senior Instructor (£20,500 -£27,500 subject to review) 

Our graduate trainee scheme will be starting around end of May/early June 2019

For full information and to apply visit:

Closing Date:


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