Outdoor Education Worker - Bank - Surreywide at LG

Posted 1 week ago


At Surrey Outdoor Learning(SOLD) we are looking for a number of committed seasonal staff required from April - October 2019
You will earn £11.37 per hour (inclusive of leave allowance) and have the opportunity to work substantial hours across the season. The exact number of hours to be worked each week will be mutually agreed in advance with your manager. We also require staff that are available for ad hoc sessions throughout the year.
We require staff at:
  • Thames Young Mariners (TYM) OEC, Ham, Richmond. TW10 7RX.
  • High Ashurst, near Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6DQ.
  • Henley Fort OEC in Guildford. GU2 4RH.

There is opportunity to work across the 3 centres.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the role

Inspiring Outdoor Education Workers required!
We require experienced staff in delivering high quality outdoor learning experiences, with the ability to maintain the high standards and positive impact we expect at SOLD.
You will be a skilled facilitator, able to adapt your style to work with a variety of different clients from primary school pupils through to youth groups and graduate students. You will have a good understanding of how outdoor learning can benefit all aspects of education and personal development.
You should have previous centre experience and hold relevant National Governing Body qualifications. A current first aid qualification is essential for this role.
A minimum of one qualification from the list below is required:

Thames Young Mariners

  • BC Paddlesports Instructor (or equivalent qualification)
  • RYA Assistant Instructor or above

High Ashurst and Henley Fort

  • Archery GB Instructor Award
  • A walking qualification such as Sports Leader Lowland Expedition Leader/MT Lowland Leader/MT Mountain Leader
  • MIAS level 2/ British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership Level 2 Instructor
  • Forest Schools Leader L3
  • SPA / CWA / ERCA Ropes Course instructor
  • BC Paddlesports Instructor / Paddlesports Leader (Henley Fort only)

D1/PCV minibus licence / Trailer Licence would also be useful.
There are lots of opportunities for cross centre work and variety in the work offered.

About SOLD and the Team

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) is a provider of high quality, outcome led, outdoor learning experiences. We are committed to inspiring and engaging young people and adults, improving and enriching personal and social development and raising achievement, success and aspirations in life. See SOLD's website for more information on what we do. www.surreyoutdoorlearning.uk
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Robert Fidgett by e-mail at Robert.fidgett@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 19th May 2019.
We will be checking applicants regularly throughout the advertising period and contacting suitable applicants to discuss the role further. Surrey

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