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Instructors and Senior Instructors
Instructor / Senior Instructors
Time for a fresh start? Do you want to inspire young people?
We are always looking for great instructors at Outward Bound. We typically hire instructors in small groups to help you settle in and make the most of our induction programme. Our next official round of recruitment is coming soon... but we'd love to hear from you now - especially as we know many of you will already have jobs for the summer.
Send us your CV
If you would like to work with us please send us your CV and an email / letter letting us know which location you'd like to work at, if you want a permanent or a fixed term contract and when you're available from.
Working at Outward Bound
The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that helps young people defy their limitations through learning and adventures in the wild. We need instructors who have previous experience in this type of role, who have a real passion for the outdoors and an enthusiasm to help others.
We are keen to develop a more diverse workforce. Applications from women and ethnic minority backgrounds are particularly welcomed.
Could this be a job for you?
Here's what qualifications you'll need...
To be an instructor at Outward Bound you will need to have passed (as a minimum) an assessment in two of the three NGB qualifications listed below and completed training in the other. You'll also need appropriate experience:
- Summer Mountain Leader Award
- Single Pitch Award or Rock Climbing Instructor
- BC Paddlesport Leader Award; or Paddlesport Instructor plus Canoe award; or equivalent previously recognised awards
All instructors at Outward Bound must also have:
- A full driving licence (preferably including D1 entitlement)
- A valid First Aid Certificate.
We will also ask you to demonstrate your practical ability to safely deliver personal development courses to young people.
If we offer you a job in our instructor team, you'll be asked to undertake an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service.
You'll find more info on our instructor recruitment process here: