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Jobs at Land & Wave | Seasonal Instructor

Join the Land & Wave crew for an excellent summer of adventure in Dorset. Perks include a generous 7-month contact, free access to outdoor equipment, plenty of time off to have your own adventures, varied work in the glorious Dorset landscape.

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Seasonal Outdoor Instructor

Pay: £19,760K pro rata

Hours: Min 24 / Max 40 pw

Type: Full time, 7 months (April - October)

Closing date: 01 March 2022

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Land & Wave is looking for energetic, friendly outdoor instructors for a 7-month seasonal contract for 2022. This is a varied role, that makes the most of the amazing natural landscape in Dorset. 

This role includes:

Sea kayak sessions

Coasteering multiple venues

Rock climbing on limestone sea cliffs

Paddle boarding seas, rivers and lakes

Friction fire lighting and deer butchery

Duke of Edinburgh expeditions

Pastoral care for school children and Kids Club clients

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We want to utilise your qualifications and your experience to help deliver outstanding experiences. You will:

Help us continue to offer REAL adventures for a diverse mix of groups; schools, youth groups, families, teachers, stag and hens, corporate events

Be a key team player and develop your skills as an instructor during your time with us

Finish a season knowing you’ve inspired people to get outdoors and achieve something brilliant

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You'll be actively encouraged to develop your outdoor and personal skills

You’ll have full access to our paddle boards, kayaks and other outdoor equipment to play with in your free time

You’ll be working alongside a lovely bunch of like-minded people, with plenty of social events

You'll be given valuable time off every week to be at your best physically and mentally

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Essential Skills & Qualifications

This is an instructor role. A strong people-skills background is a must. You should have experience leading groups and be able to deliver excellent customer service to our adventure clients.

You'll be expected assist and lead a range of adventure activities for both youth and adult groups. Experience with problem solving is expected.

We need friendly, warm individuals to join us. We’re looking for someone who is driven and is willing to get stuck in.

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Must-have Qualifications:

RCI Training 

Lowland Leader Award (or equivalent)

NWSMP Level 1-3 / Beach Lifeguard NVBLQ / SLS Surf Lifeguard

Coasteering Experience


Paddlesport Instructor

Personal Performance Award SUP / Kayak /Canoe

Bushcraft Instructor

DofE Supervisor

Desirable Qualifications

SUP Coastal Leader/ Coach

DofE Assessor

Sea Kayak Leader Training/ Canoe Leader Training

RLSS Beach Lifeguard

Paddlesport Leader 

Full clean driving license / D1 and CPC

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Send your CV and covering letter to info@landandwave.co.uk

Title your email 'Seasonal Outdoor Instructor Job'

Closing date 01 March 2022

by Rosie Tanner

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