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

Senior Instructor



Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Salary plus accommodation package

Location: Abernethy Nethybridge
Start date: Immediate


Senior Instructor in Christian Residential Adventure Centre in Scotland


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


  • 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.
  • 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 full UK driving licence with D1+E (minibus & trailer) entitlement on licence



  • Full-board single accommodation provided, or live-out allowance, and paid annual leave (30 days per annum)
  • Lunch provided on work days (evening meal provided if working over evening meal time) 
  • Use of Centre facilities including outdoor equipment
  • Generous family discounts (up to 50%) for Abernethy events and holidays
  • Heavily discounted accommodation options for short visits from friends & family
  • 10% staff discount in our Centre shop
  • Place at our annual Team Conference gathering, with Bible teaching, worship, social and activity options and Team Christmas party
  • Access to discounted prices on outdoor clothing & equipment
  • Opportunities to take an active role within the life of our local church and Christian youth work
  • You will be living as part of a Christian community in a beautiful part of Scotland


How to Apply

Contact Stephanie Walling

Abernethy Recruitment


T: 01479 818 001


Closing Date:


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