Dinton Activity Centre, near Reading, Berkshire, is seeking to recruit passionate individuals who have lots of energy and experience to bring to the team. Candidates should hold their BC Paddlesports Coach (or equivalent), RYA Dinghy Instructor or be Climbing Wall Instructor (previously CWA) assessed and have at least one year’s worth of experience.
Dinton Activity Centre is a thriving local authority centre entering its tenth year of operation. The centre handles a footfall of around 20,000 people per year, so the place is very much alive during peak season. We have a fleet of 30 sailing boats and 90 canoes, kayaks and paddle boards. On land we have a low ropes course, bush craft, a rock climbing and high ropes facility, traverse wall, two orienteering courses and a mobile climbing tower.
As a Lead Instructor you will lead the delivery of activities such as taster sessions, school/youth group events, corporate days, school holiday activities and BC/RYA courses. Other responsibilities will include running the boat hire facility, leading offsite events, organising maintenance tasks, facilitating staff development and training programs and covering general administration / reception duties.
Benefits include: Flexible hours, holiday pay, training opportunities and use of equipment.
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and requires all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted.
For any queries, please call 0118 974 6116 (answerphone outside office hours) quoting ref: 706411/ 30381
Wokingham Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.