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Enstruct Training Ltd

Assistant Instructor (Environmental Department)

At Enstruct Training we strive to enrich the lives of young people by offering fun, engaging, and accessible alternative learning programmes in areas they would otherwise not have the opportunity to explore.

Our flexible approach allows us to create programmes of learning to reflect the individual needs of our learners, encouraging the development of their self-esteem, confidence, and their physical and mental wellbeing.

Our skilled and dedicated team provide our learners with programmes which encourage the development of valuable life skills such as resilience and risk management, while increasing their knowledge and practical skills in the environmental, construction and hair and beauty sectors. We aim to increase their desire to learn and enhance opportunities for employment and further training.

Enstruct Training – Full Time Assistant Instructor (Environmental Department)

Application process:

Please send your completed application form to: Download the Application Form here

For more information about Enstruct training and the services that we provide, please visit:

If you would like to discuss the application process or for more pre-application information, please feel free to contact:

Managing Director Keith Yates on 07894540109

Application closing date: 16/06/2023

Interview dates: Week commencing 26/06/2023 – specific dates and times to be confirmed

Position start date: August 22/08/2023

Salary: £17,600 P/A (42 working weeks per year)

Role description

Our Assistant Instructors support the delivery of bespoke, inspiring outdoor learning programmes to young people ranging from age 5 – 25.

The vast majority of young people who access our alternative learning provisions have additional learning and SEMH needs and most are secondary school age. They require individualised methods and enthusiastic, patient support.

Programmes often include activities such as allotment development, coppicing, other practical conservation tasks, fence and path creation, food growing, hiking, campfire cooking, shelter-building, woodcrafts and traditional games.

Sessions may take place in school grounds or at local woodlands or allotments. Some groups follow Forest School programmes and some gain land-based qualifications.

Our programmes provide an inclusive, alternative education which is more relevant and accessible to the needs of our young people.

This role is unique, often tiring, and incredibly rewarding. The successful applicant will join a team of supportive, dedicated and fun colleagues and will make a real difference to young people’s lives.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Safeguarding
  • Support the instructor in the delivery of outdoor learning activities
  • Help the instructor to manage the safety, learning and behaviour of groups of young people in an outdoor setting
  • Form trusting relationships with young people and get to know them as individuals
  • Promote the company’s vision, mission and strategic objectives and the values and behaviours which underpin them at all times
  • Proactively promote Enstruct’s R.E.D.I.E expectations (Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement)
  • To act as an ambassador for the company in dealings with all external agencies and to maintain the highest standards of conduct, both in an out of work
  • To proactively promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of the role
  • Hold keys and entry fobs for Enstruct and client school premises and take responsibility for security
  • Follow directions from the Instructor leading a session
  • Keep sensitive information secure in line with GDPR
  • Support the delivery and assessment of accredited qualifications
  • Be proactive in contributing to the smooth day-to-day running of all operations
  • Continually improve own practice through reflection, formal training and informal research

Main duties:

  • Report safeguarding concerns, incidents and accidents in a timely fashion
  • Be aware of targets for individual young people and support them to meet targets
  • Help to prepare resources for sessions
  • Drive passengers and equipment to various activity sites
  • Give first aid if required (training provided)
  • Complete and review risk/benefit assessments
  • Help to clean and maintain tools, equipment, vehicles and premises
  • Any other duties as reasonably directed by Enstruct senior staff or clients

Click here to download the Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date: 16/06/2023  Location: Leicester

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