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Outdoor Education Instructor

Deadline Date: 03rd October 2022

Yarm School, the leading independent School in the region, seeks to appoint an Outdoor Education Instructor. The successful candidate will join our team to ensure quality outdoor education and opportunities for our pupils.

The outdoor education department successfully leads a variety of exciting outdoor trips both within the UK and overseas. The largest trips that we provide to our pupils currently consist of a three-week trip to France, watersports trip to Greece, 2nd & 3rd Year Outdoor Education trips involving camping, mountain biking, hiking and canoeing. During the term time we host a variety of extracurricular activities and after school clubs, including two climbing clubs and a canoe club.

Applicants should hold at least two of the following qualifications; Mountain Leader (Summer), Rock Climbing Instructor, BC Paddlesport Leader/Paddlesport Instructor & Canoe Award. Additionally, we welcome applicants with any other recognised outdoor education qualifications. A generous professional training package is offered with the role, enabling the successful candidate to further their outdoor leadership qualifications where there is a business need.

The terms of employment expect a degree of flexibility in working hours to enable tasks and activities to be conducted outside the normal school day, at weekends and during school holidays. However, working time will be based on a working week of 37.5 hours. These working hours will be monitored by the Outdoor Education Coordinator. Regular meetings will be held with the Outdoor Education Coordinator to ensure that the arrangements detailed in this job description are functioning effectively, efficiently and to the satisfaction of all concerned parties.

The salary will be £23,049-£25,955 per annum depending on experience and qualifications.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 3rd October 2022.

Completed application forms, with covering letter, should be emailed to the HR Department (HR@yarmschool.org) as soon as possible and no later than the closing date, or posted in hard copy to:

The School Manager
Yarm School
The Friarage
Stockton on Tees
TS15 9EJ

Telephone  01642 786023

Yarm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be subject to vetting checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Applicants for all vacancies at Yarm School are encouraged to read these policies before applying:
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Vetting and Suitability Policy

Open Morning: Nursery, Prep, Senior School and Sixth Form  For families with children aged 3-18 years. Join us 9am - 12noon on Saturday 28th September to explore the fantastic opportunities at Yarm!

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