Outdoor Educator Arthog Outdoor Education Centre

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre, Bwlchgwyn, Arthog, Gwynedd, Mid Wales LL39 1BX
£22627 - £24,491
04 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
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1 Outdoor Educator

37 hours per week

Full Time

Permanent Salary £22,627 - £24,491 per year (Pay Award Pending)

Arthog Wales Outdoor Education Centre is a long-established popular residential centre providing activities to young people from primary and secondary schools, as well as youth organisations, and adults on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council.

This is a residential centre of 110+ beds located across the estuary from Barmouth in Mid Wales, offering real adventure and ‘peak experiences’ in the mountains, rivers and coastal environments around the centre.

The post holder will work from Arthog Outdoor Education Centre which is located in the southern most area of Snowdonia National Park.

The Post Holder will have the responsibility for leading outdoor education activity groups. The post holder will assist in the welfare of students in an outdoor education setting and contribute to maintenance of outdoor equipment, teaching spaces and structures as required.

Key aspects of the role will include;

• A member of the Centre Outdoor Education Team
• Contribute to the delivery of safe, enjoyable, stimulating outdoor education experiences to a range of clients.
• Further the Arthog dynamic, reflective and responsive ethos and support our aspiration for high quality experience and client care.
• Support Senior Outdoor Educators as required preparing for and delivering course programme for our visiting groups.
• Lead groups at off site venues and in remote environments in a variety of high quality outdoor education activities using a holistic child centred approach to learning.
• Assist with the maintenance of outdoor education equipment, stores, teaching spaces and structures.
• Contribute to the day to day routines necessary for the effective operation of the Centre.
• Fulfil a scheduled evening duty instructor role and work occasional weekends.
• Maintain current qualifications (including driving and first aid) and up to date outdoor expertise.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience, with good knowledge and understanding in the delivery of outdoor education. A range of qualifications for delivering outdoor activities is important as is a full clean driving license.

Normal hours based on 37hrs per week, including some evening and weekend work. Annual leave entitlement starts at 23 days and 8 bank holidays plus 1 concessionary day.

Arthog OEC is under the ownership and management of Telford and Wrekin Council and the post comes with an excellent Local Government employee package.
There is a full training package to support and develop all areas of the Outdoor Educator role.

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General information about Arthog OEC can be found on our website: Arthog Wales and also in the job pack which will be emailed and posted to you. There are choices in how to make your application, through WM Jobs wesite, by email and by post. Please choose the one that suits you best.

For further information please contact: Mark Bramich, Assistant Centre Manager Arthog OEC Email: mark.bramich@telford.gov.uk Tel: 01341 250455

Closing date: 7th February 2022

Supporting documents
Recruitment Intro letter - Outdoor Educator.docx
Outdoor Educator Arthog Wales JDPS.docx

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