Skip to main content

This job has expired

Level 1 Instructor

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Frank Chapman Centre, Park End, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 2TY
SRES T&CS, SCP 3-5 (£20,532 - £22,644 Per Annum)
Closing date
22 Feb 2022

View more

Job Details

This role is a fixed term contract until 1 February 2023

Frank Chapman Centre, a residential centre, set in an inspirational setting for outdoor learning within the Wyre Forest, mostly for school groups.

The centre is one of four residential education centres run by Sandwell Council, to enrich the lives of children and young people.

The successful applicant will work closely with others in a small team, dedicated to supporting the broader learning and development of children and young people through residential programmes.
Applicants should have:

One-year work experience in Outdoor Learning / Education.

One of the following qualifications are essential:

CWI or higher
WGL or higher (6 months)
GNAS Archery Leader (Level 1 Coach in Archery)
IOL Foundation Bushcraft (1 Year)
APIOL (1 Year)
MTB (Level 1)
ERCA instructor 
Single accommodation in a shared staff house is available for £200PM if required.

Apply for this post on-line at

Interview Date: Week Commencing 28th February 2022 

NO CV’S PLEASE. For an informal chat regarding the post, please call Cat McCamphill-Price on 01299 403292

You will also be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:


Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for applicants


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert