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Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre


Salary 」6600 per annum plus boarding and lodging (total 」16,150)


A resident Assistant Instructor post is available for 1 year, starting 30th July 2018 at Westminster City Councils highly respected outdoor learning centre, Sayers Croft in Surrey. The centre is a beautiful 60 acre site consisting of woodlands, ponds and fields nestled in the Surrey Hills. We have been providing quality outdoor experiences to young people from London and the South East for over 75 years. As part of our enthusiastic education team, you will continue this tradition. 


Sayers Croft delivers residential and day visit experiences to over 20,000 people every year. We work mostly with primary aged children although there will be plenty of opportunities to work with our Duke of Edinburgh and family programmes as well. Our range of activities is huge, you値l be delivering everything from adventure sessions like artificial caving and rafting to mini beasts and stream studies, you値l even be able to lead historical story telling sessions in our round house.


This position will suit a graduate, or someone with equivalent experience, who is interested in starting a career in outdoor learning. Over the year you値l undertake a level 2 apprenticeship in Children and Young People Workforce, attaining a full qualification on completion. Additionally we値l provide training in REC level 2 first aid, STA pool responder, Duke of Edinburgh assessor plus in house activity training including ropes courses, wall climbing, archery and environmental studies.


Throughout the year you値l be paired with one of our experienced Instructors that will mentor you in developing your teaching skills and technical knowledge. They値l provide one to one support in completing your NVQ and work with you to develop new resources. On a rotation you値l spend time with our ranger maintaining and caring for our fantastic grounds, it痴 a great opportunity to build grounds maintenance skills such as hand tool use and mini tractor driving.


In addition to circa 」550 per month living allowance we include private room accommodation in our shared staff blocks with all services and food provided. Accommodation is of a high standard and based away from the visitor section of the centre and includes shared kitchen, living room, laundry and garden facilities.


If you池e interested in joining our motivated, dynamic and supportive team in providing life changing outdoor experience to young people then please click here to apply  


For information about Sayers Croft, please visit www.sayers-croft.org.uk


To ask a question about the post please e mail jobs@sayers-croft.org.uk


Closing date 22/05/2018



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