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Organisation: First for Wellbeing   Hours: 0.00
Salary: £16,557 - £17,190   Working Pattern:Zero hours- permanent
Location: Grendon Hall   Reference: 15062

Closing date:

09 February 2018 at midday
Grendon Outdoor Learning


Fixed Term full time position from February 28th – October (exact dates TBC)
Extension of contract possible for exceptional candidates

On average 37 hours a week

Salary/Pay – £ 16,007 - £16,640 (Per Annum)
Closing date for applications – 9th of February, 2018

Grendon Hall is run by Northamptonshire’s trailblazing Community Interest Company, ‘First for Wellbeing’. It offers a terrific environment in which to deliver outdoor adventurous activity. A 17th century listed building it provides residential accommodation for 86 people (plus any associated staff) as well as a wide range of activities in its extensive external grounds.
Whilst supporting people’s learning through outdoor adventure in the traditional way the centre will also be seeking to reach whole new audiences, finding ways to support people’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing in a much broader sense. You could play a fundamental part in this exciting new approach to Outdoor learning.

We are looking for talented and qualified Instructors to work with us here at Grendon hall who, have the experience of working with school children but are mature enough to adapt to a more varied client base.

We are looking out for instructors that wish to develop their knowledge and skills set even as they help us develop our Outdoor activity programme.
Roles and responsibilities will include;
- Leading a broad range of activity sessions for a variety of different groups.
- Liasing with school staff to promote and develop good working relationships and ensure that every school’s programme is tailor made to suit their needs.
- Ensuring that best practice and relevant health and safety guidelines are adhered to.
- General centre duties as tasked by a senior instructor/centre manager and the completion of a duty shift (extended paid day) at least once a week (during peak season)
- Attending training and courses which will help enhance the experience for children and young people linking activities to education and social learning.

The position will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and all applicants must have an in-date first aid qualification before being considered for employment.

Accommodation is available on site.

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