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Activity Instructors / Lead Activity Instructors - Reach Outdoors (South Devon) - £15,015 - £17,060/£17,550 - £20,475

Activity Instructors

Reach Outdoors


Activity Instructor  £15,015 - £17,062.50 Pro Rata (dependent on age, skills and experience), 

Lead Activity Instructor  £17,550 - £20,475 Pro Rata (dependent on age, skills and experience)



Reach Outdoors are now recruiting for Seasonal Instructors and Seasonal Lead Instructors to join our growing team in Torbay, South Devon. Our season of employment runs from May - September (induction in April), with the potential for continued employment into October and November.


Your employment will start with 2 weeks of induction and training before joining our established team delivering adventurous activities across Torbay, Dartmoor and South Devon. We have the full range of clients from year 1 Primary to adventure training for Military groups and everything in between. A range of day sessions and residential trips means that no two days will be the same and you will amass a huge amount of experience through the Season.  


Experience and qualifications:

We are looking for Instructors who have a minimum of one years experience within the industry and at least 2 activity leadership awards. A Lead Instructor would need 3 higher level awards and a minimum of 2 years experience. Rates of pay will be based on age, levels of experience and qualifications.


Desirable Activity leadership awards and experience:


BCU/UKCC Level 1 & 2 or Paddlesport Instructor with Core coaching modules; BCU Sea Kayak Award; BCU Sea Kayak Leader ; BCU Sheltered water SUP Award, BCU SUP Coach

Summer Mountain Leader; Hill & Moorland Leader.

D1 Minibus Licence; D1 with driver cpc.


Coasteering leadership experience (up to date logbook).

Gorge Scrambling leadership experience (up to date logbook).

Team-building and group games/activity experience. 

Bushcraft Leadership Award or experience

LCMLA training or Pridhamsleigh Cavern site specific statement of competence by CIC


Working Week & Rates of Pay

Each contract will be for a minimum of 37.5 hours a week throughout the contracted period. This will include flexi-time meaning some weeks may be below 37.5 and some above to enable us to deploy staff effectively during particularly busy periods.

  • Activity Instructor - £15,015 - £17,060  (pro-rata salary) dependent on age, skills and experience.
  • Lead Instructor - £17,550 - £20,475  (pro-rata salary) dependent on age, skills and experience.

As an employee of Reach Outdoors you will be entitled to holiday pay and various other in work benefits discussed at interview.


South Devon & Torbay

We love our playground and we reckon you will too. Torbay has loads of rocky places to explore and paddle around and South Devon is chock full of secluded beaches and empty footpaths waiting to be discovered. Coupled with the beautiful Tors of Dartmoor within 20 minutes drive and the surf beaches of North Devon and Cornwall an hour away, we think this is the best place in the UK to work if you love what you do!


How to apply:

Send your CV and covering letter, telling us why we should pick you to join our team to,

Closing date 13th Dec 2019.

In the meantime, check out our website and social media to see what we got up to in 2019 

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