This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated instructors to join the team at Calshot Activities Centre on a part time basis.

Calshot is in a prime location on the shores of the Solent and one of the largest outdoor centres in Britain. We have one of the most diverse range of activities found at any outdoor centre . In our big Sunderland hangar, we have an indoor ski slope, the biggest climbing wall on the south coast, a velodrome and archery and shooting ranges. Across the spit is our water sports hangar, Sopwith, which houses all the powerboat, sailing, kayaking and windsurfing kit. Not only do we get to play in the waters of the Solent, but we also have the beautiful New Forest National Park on our doorstep where we take groups to do field studies activities and orienteering.

This is on a part time fixed term contract mainly weekend working. Hampshire Outdoor Centres have a reputation for excellence and professionalism as well as operating to the highest standards. Hampshire Outdoor Centres consists of four centres, three in Hampshire and one in Wales.

It is essential that you have experience in a customer facing role and desirable to hold at least one of the following instructional qualifications; CWI training, Paddlesports Instructor or RYA dinghy instructor. You will be enthusiastic and motivated and believe in the value of outdoor learning. We are looking for an individual who will be able to work through our training and assessment process in a positive proactive manner and therefore become operational as soon as possible.

At you will spend most of your time with our pay and play groups and assisting in site management. 

Please ensure you detail all relevant instructional qualifications/personal performance awards clearly within your application.

Find out more about the of working for Hampshire County Council and the rewards we can offer you.

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Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

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