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Monday, October 07, 2019

 

Duke of Edinburgh Award Facilitator and Outdoor Education Coordinator and Coach

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adventure Plus coaching team.

The role will be based at our partner school in Birmingham, Broadway Academy, and the candidate will have responsibility for heading up the school's outdoor education provision including DofE, and hillwalking days. There will also be a chance to develop a number of other Outdoor Education initiatives in this school and possibly to spread good practice amongst other academies in the area.

The successful candidate will have a passion for seeing young people enjoying God’s creation; experience of running the DofE award within the confines of a school and the experience and qualifications to lead groups on expeditions.

This is a full time role and includes regular work during term time weekends.

The salary offered will be in the region on £25,000-£28,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Desired qualifications would be an ML, SPA, DofE Assessor and a LEL3 tutor. Some form of biking qualification (MIAS/ British Cycling) would also be advantageous.

The candidate will be an Adventure Plus employee but be based in Birmingham, at Broadway Academy. They will need the organisational and communication skills to liaise with both companies to ensure the successful provision of outdoor activities an coordination across the two teams. The candidate will also be required to be an active leader and supervisor on expeditions in both lowland and mountain territory, and manage and maintain the schools outdoor equipment.

Finally, it is an occupational requirement for the candidate to be an active Christian, having a passion for spreading the good news of our Christian faith and looking to provide a Christian presence amongst our team.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for young people and the outdoors; has good organisational and communication skills and who would enjoy the challenge and responsibility of leading outdoor provision within this dynamic school environment.

Adventure Plus is always on the lookout for high quality coaches and is actively searching for a new team from GAP Year Instructor Trainees to Chief Instructor (with MIA) amongst other roles.

If you would be interested in working for us on a full time basis – do look at our website or better still, do get in touch.

If you are interested in this or any other role at A+, please contact our Bookings Coordinator, Jono Hodson (bookings@adventureplus.org.uk) enclosing your CV

 

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