Vacancies – Seasonal Instructor positions for 2024 at the Mount Batten Centre

The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre is a well-established charitable multi-activity centre providing a wide range of land and water-based activities to customers from the Plymouth area and beyond.

The Mount Batten Centre is seeking applications from instructors for a seasonal 6-month contract March 2024 – September 2024 (with the possibility of contract extensions and/or shorter high season contracts). The key responsibilities of these posts will include the delivery of adventurous activities to a broad spectrum of client groups, maintenance of activity equipment, and ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures.

Desirable Qualifications

A range of instructional qualifications is preferred but as a guideline one National Governing Body (NGB) instructor qualification is required from the list below, and/or significant previous experience of our activities. NGB Training and assessments may be provided subject to individual requirements as part of a pre-season training programme.

  • British Canoeing (BC) Paddlesports Instructor / Leader. Other BC coaching / leadership qualification also considered from legacy schemes, as well as BC Personal Performance awards in SUP / Canoe / Kayak
  • Royal Yachting Association Dinghy Instructor
  • Mountain Training Indoor Climbing wall Assistant / Climbing Wall Instructor

Essential skills and requirements

  • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older
  • Proven experience in the outdoor education / adventure recreation sector
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Ability to work with both adults and young people
  • Positions subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references