Centre Assistant/Trainee Instructor (Thurston Outdoor Education Centre)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 12:00
£23,114 pa pro rata (£11.98 ph)
Hours per week:
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Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Employment Location:
Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Coniston, Cumbria
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Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
Centre Assistant/Trainee Instructor (Hours Per Week – see Work pattern)
Workplace Location: Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Coniston, Cumbria
£23,114 pa pro rata (£11.98 ph)

An enthusiastic person is required to take on the post of Centre Assistant/Trainee Instructor.
This is a live in, Temporary post for 12 months which may be extended for up to 24 months
Work pattern:  4 Week Rota
Week 1 & 2: 35 hours (PAID) in the House/Kitchen as Centre Assistant
Week 3 & 4: Monday to Friday as a Trainee Instructor (UNPAID) working with a group instructor
Other hours, such as Evening Duties/Weekend Work may be necessary and these will be agreed upon with the Head of Centre/ Line Manager.

Accommodation on site and food is provided in lieu of Week 3 & 4 Trainee Instructor role.
The position involves working alongside permanent instructors delivering outdoor activities to mainly young people two weeks of the month and helping in the centre as a centre assistant the other two weeks.
Full in-house training is given and the opportunity to take National Governing Body Awards for the outdoors and gain experience with a variety of groups is offered.
This is an ideal position for anyone starting a career in the outdoor industry, giving opportunities to develop Coaching /Teaching skills while living in the Lake District National Park.
Interviews for this post will take place on 18 December 2023 at the Thurston Outdoor Education Centre.
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

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Closing date: Noon, 1 December 2023.
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This job is closed for applications.