Learning and Adventure Manager Eskdale

Learning and adventure manager

Learning and Adventure Manager

Location: Eskdale, Lake District
Salary: £29,876 – £40,047. Starting salary is dependent on qualifications & experience. Plus great benefits package.
Contract: full or part time by discussion.

Applications in by: 0900, Monday 18 March
Reach the shortlist and you'll be interviewed in person at Eskdale w/c 25 March
Start date:
May 2024

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...

What the job involves

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.

We’ll offer you an individualised and supportive induction programme, together with ongoing training and development to enable you to succeed in the role. Your working pattern will be Monday to Friday, with ad hoc accommodation available to support those living further afield from a day to day commuting range.

What you'll need

Here’s a quick overview. You’ll find the full information in the Job Description below:

  • Current and consolidated experience in delivering adventure and learning to young people on both land and water, with the ability to deliver high quality courses.
  • A range of NGBs, plus one or more higher level skills/qualifications in adventure and learning. The higher level qualification needs to have been held for at least one year.
  • Genuine motivation and ability to work out in the field, working along Group Trainers coaching and mentoring.
  • Previous experience or involvement in implementing risk management processes
  • Able to demonstrate an inspirational leadership style and able to motivate others to excel
  • Ability to work flexible hours, predominantly Monday to Friday.

why it's good working at the trust

We offer a great range of benefits, find out more here

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).

Applications to Kate at workforus@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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