Outdoor Educator at Arthog Wales

Arthog Wales
08 Jan 2018
31 Jan 2018
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Job Type
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Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Leisure Services

Outdoor Educator at Arthog Wales

£20,661 - £22,658 per annum

Scale 5

37 hours per week

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview week beginning 12th February.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Mark Bramich, Assistant Centre Manager Outdoor Education

Arthog Wales Outdoor Education Centre is a popular residential centre providing activities to young people and adults on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council. This is a residential centre of 110+ beds across the estuary from Barmouth in Mid Wales, offering peak experiences in the mountains, rivers and coastal environments around the centre.


The Post Holder will have the responsibility for leading outdoor education activity groups. They 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 Course Directors as required preparing for and delivering a complete programme.
  • Lead groups in a variety of high quality outdoor education activities using a holistic child centred approach to learning. This includes leading activities at off site venues and in remote environments.
  • Support the development and implementation of outdoor education policies and procedures including risk-benefit assessments, accident and near miss reporting and lesson learned.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of outdoor education equipment, stores, teaching spaces and structures to ensure safety and maintenance is to a high standard.
  • Contribute to the day to day routines necessary for the effective operation of the Centre and be a duty instructor 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 preferable 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. Local Government Pension option available.


Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position.  Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.


We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.


Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Please Note - WM Jobs are doing an upgrade to the application process after midnight on 02/01/18, therefore this job will not be available after 02/01/18  but will re-open for candidate applications once the upgrade has taken place.



Supporting documents
Outdoor Education Service Summary
Recruitment Letter
Job Description & Person Specification

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