Centre Assistant

Frank Chapman Centre, Park End, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 2TY
SRES SCP 1 - 2 (£16,626 - £18,560 per annum) pro rota
15 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
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Fixed Term Contract
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Sandwell Residential Educational Service is recruiting a Centre Assistant at The Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre in Bewdley, Worcestershire.

One of four Sandwell Council centres, The Frank Chapman Centre holds the AHOEC Gold Standard, and delivers outdoor learning in 90 acres of the beautiful Wyre Forest.

Centre Assistant (1 year fixed term post)
£6434 - £7158 which includes training, food and onsite accommodation. Applicants should have:

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Experience of working in an outdoor education setting
  • Experience of working with children

An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role.

National Governing Body awards and/or experience of High Ropes, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Archery, Forest School, Environmental Education and similar activities is highly desirable.

For an informal discussion of the post, please speak to Cat McCamphill, Senior Tutor, on 01299 403292. Centre website www.frankchapmancentre.co.uk

The successful candidate will be required to work after 7.00pm and provide duty overnight cover therefore due to employment legislation anyone under the age of 18 years of age is exempt from applying for this position.

The successful candidate will be further trained and supported to deliver a range of outdoor and adventurous activities, as well as learning about the general running of a busy centre. Accommodation and food is available on-site as part of the package.

This post is fixed term initially for 1 year.


SRES Tutorial hours, of which 15/37th are paid, and 22/37th are deemed voluntary

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.


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