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Lead Instructor - The Scouts Association (Bristol) - £22,193

Lead Instructor

The Scouts Association

 

Bristol

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Instructor to join our team at Woodhouse Park, Bristol. You will join us on a full time permanent contract working 40 hours per week. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,193 per annum.

 

About Us:

As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. We believe in bringing people together. We celebrate diversity and stand against intolerance, always. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures.


About the role:

The Lead Instructor-Woodhouse Park will work with some of the country’s most inspirational locations this is an opportunity to join the Scout Adventures team.  Our instructors inspire, coach and teach thousands of young people each year in the art of Adventure. Learning by doing is at the heart of Scouting and that’s exactly what you’ll be helping young people to do.

We’re looking for a Lead Instructor to join our team who is just as passionate as we are about getting young people outdoors to have an adventure. 

 

What will you be doing?

Line management of instructing team (staff, volunteers and Apprentices)

o Pastoral supervision and regular one-to-ones.

o Line management of staff and supervision of volunteers.

o Coaching and mentoring the team.

o Assisting other staff where needed, including taking bookings, checking in/out groups and liaising with guests.

o Managing external contractors and freelance staff.

Instructing and Training

o Delivering training courses to internal and external clients

o Delivering adventurous activity sessions to external clients when needed.

o Monitoring the safety and quality of activity sessions.

Administration

o Maintaining accurate records of staff training, assessment and competency, equipment and activity facilities, operating procedures and risk assessments.

o Creating group programmes and staff timetables.

o Manage activity equipment and maintenance including static bases and PPE.

o Management of activity budgets including submission of invoices for payments through IPOS, this may include cash management.

o Ensuring relevant checks, processes and paperwork are maintained to meet external and internal accreditation standards

Duty Manager

o First point of contact for management of the centre on a rota basis; including managing the site team and any service crews.

o Providing an ‘on call’ service during out of hours times for guests on centre, including support with first aid and safeguarding (with another manager available to escalate).

Other duties

o General maintenance and housekeeping tasks as necessary to run the centre and supporting the Scout

Active Support Unit. 

 

What we can offer you as our Lead Instructor-Woodhouse Park:

- Accommodation Included

- Free parking

- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year

- Life Assurance

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme

 

What we are looking for in our Lead Instructor-Woodhouse Park:

 

We are looking for

Make no mistake; we’re looking for someone adventurous. You’ll have a keen eye for detail and a strong focus on ensuring that everything is exactly as it should be. With a crystal clear focus on delivering an amazing customer experience, you’ll have the knowledge and skill to take excellent care of everything. Working with our amazing volunteers and staff; you’ll inspire others through your passion for absolute perfection. As part of the small Scout Adventures team based at Woodhouse Park it’s vital that you’re confident to work independently and are a self-starter. Our network of Adventure Locations are spread right across the UK; meaning that travel and nights away from home will be an occasional requirement of this role.

 

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team!

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £22,193 per annum, accommodation provided  

Closing date: Friday 30th August at 12.00.


The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

 

 

Please see the link to apply

Closing Date:

30/08/2019


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