Learning and Adventure Manager Eskdale

Learning and adventure manager

Learning and Adventure Manager

Location: Eskdale, Lake District
Salary: £27,359 – £36,673 (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Contract: full or part time by discussion

Applications in by: 9am on 9 August 2021
Interview:
Reach the shortlist and you'll be interviewed in person, at centre w/c 23 August.

ready to lead?

Are you ready to start writing the next chapter in your career? Maybe in a new location, with a new group of people? If leading a team of experienced group trainers, supporting them to deliver exceptional outdoor learning and adventure programmes sounds good, then you're in the right place...

The job

You'll work alongside our group trainers “out there” on programme. Supporting their development and enhancing the impact of our programmes. If your preference is hiding in an office writing policy documents - skip this ad! You don’t need to have all the answers, but you do need to be comfortable asking the right questions.

You’ll line manage a team of group trainers, and your leadership will enable them to flourish and become better versions of themselves. This will involve a combination of developing a coaching and mentoring relationship which supports longer term development, as well as sharing ideas and adding value to their everyday work, in both technical and learning and development contexts.

What's involved

Learning & Adventure Managers, work with staff through all stages of the training cycle. Supporting learning needs analysis conversations with clients, writing learning objectives, designing programmes, working alongside trainers during delivery, and evaluating the impact of programmes.

It's a senior role within our Eskdale Centre, with an opportunity to lead, influence and develop a team of professional outdoor educators. You will require a belief in the abilities of others, a thoughtful yet inspiring work ethic and the experience to set high standards through your leadership practice.

How to Apply

Send us your current CV and an email or letter letting us know why this job is right for you (no more than two sides of A4 please).

You've got until 9am on Monday 9 August to apply. Interviews will be held in person at Eskdale in the week of 23 August.

Applications to Christine: christine.harrison@outwardbound.org.uk

PS - if this looks interesting, but there’s a little voice talking you out of applying, we’ll let you into a little secret: there’s no such thing as a perfect candidate. We’re all on this learning journey together at Outward Bound. However you identify, if you think this is a role you could excel in and more importantly you’d be excited to do – then please get in touch.

If we offer you the job, you'll be asked to do a DBS check.

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