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Outdoor Activities Instructor (permanent and casual) Walton Firs Activity Centre (Surrey) - £17,500 - £24,500pa permanent posts / £8:41 - £11:77ph casual posts

Outdoor Activities Instructor (permanent and casual)

Walton Firs Activity Centre

Cobham, Surrey

Supporting young people to learn, develop and enjoy in the natural environment.

Walton Firs Activity Centre is a renowned and popular provider of outdoor education services for young people, and recipient of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2020. Based in central Surrey, we work with a wide range of education and youth service providers to offer young people a taste of adventure! With our 100% customer satisfaction rating over the past year, we’re going places and are looking for people who share our passion for outdoor learning. If you want to be a part of our journey towards excellence in outdoor education, then we want to hear from you!

We’re busy making plans to reopen our services, and are seeking to recruit to the following posts within our Programmes Delivery Team:


· 2 x Outdoor Activities Instructor posts

Permanently contracted on a full-time basis

Annual Salary: £17,500 - £24,500

40 hours per week including regular evenings, weekends, and overnight duties


· 6 x Casual Outdoor Activities Instructor posts

Casually contracted on a part-time ‘zero hours’ basis

Hourly Rate: £8:41 - £11:77 (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Up to 20 hours per week including regular evenings and weekends


We’re looking for enthusiastic, flexible, and ‘young people-friendly’ individuals who love working in outdoor settings, and who’ve been doing it for at least a year. Ideally, you’ll be a qualified outdoor activities instructor, able to lead high ropes, archery, climbing, abseiling, bouldering, rifle shooting, bushcraft, and caving activity programmes, with a proven track record for delivering the highest standards of safety, service, and support to your customers. But, even if you don’t have all of the experience or qualifications listed above, if you’ve got the ability to engage and support young people in outdoor activities, we want to hear from you! If you’d like to have a chat about these posts, please contact Stuart Whythe, our acting operations manager / programmes manager. Stuart can be contacted on 01932 863 243 during office hours.

To apply for these posts, please send us an electronic copy of your current CV, and a covering letter telling us out how your professional experiences, qualifications, and competencies make you a suitable candidate for your chosen post. Your covering letter should be no longer than two sides of A4.

Please send your CV and application documents to by 11:55pm on Sunday 11th April 2021.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning 19th April 2021 at the activity centre.


Walton Firs Activity Centre

Convent Lane, Cobham, Surrey KT11 1HB

Telephone: 01932 863 243 Email: Website:

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