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Activity Tutor - Cumbria

Water Park Adventure Centre

Contract type

Activity Tutor - Cumbria

Full time / Permanent


£36,400 pa


High Nibthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria


£36,400 pa


31 July 2024 at 14:00:00

Activity Tutor at Water Park Adventure Centre

Exciting Job Opportunity!

Full time / Permanent - Salary: £34,000 - £36,400

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a new Tutor to join our team. We are looking for somebody who shares a passion for enriching lives through adventure and who is an experienced outdoor activity deliverer.

The position available is for a full-time Tutor contracted to work 9-5 five days a week with an additional weekend once every 4 weeks across the calendar year. Weekends are repaid with Lieu days on days agreeable to the company and yourself.

About Us:

Water Park is a hub of adventure nestled in the stunning southern valley of Coniston 10 minutes from the A590 at Greenodd. The main house is a beautiful mansion surrounded by woodlands and boasts a mile of shoreline on the southern tip of Coniston water. We believe in the transformative power of outdoor activities to inspire, educate, and enrich children from underprivileged backgrounds. From the water to the mountains, we offer a range of experiences that foster personal growth, resilience and other necessary life skills.

The Role:

As one of our Tutors’, you will have lots of face-to-face contact with our clients and as such must be willing to promote and demonstrate safe enjoyable activities packed with adventure and learning. Your primary responsibilities will include:

· Delivering a range of tailored land and water-based activities which best facilitate enrichment.

· Promoting best industry and safe practices.

· Being course coordinator roughly one weekend in four.

· Keeping up-to-date CPD and qualification records.

· Collaborating closely with our fantastic staff team across five departments to ensure seamless coordination of all centre activity.

· Managing an additional responsibility area such as stores, boats or PPE.

· Helping to maintain the centre ensuring the equipment and facilities remain in excellent condition.

· Mentoring and training trainees when required.

What We're Looking For:

We're seeking a candidate who is committed to growth and shares our passion for outdoor education and community enrichment. The ideal candidate will be an experienced instructor with knowledge of how outdoor adventure can create enrichment whilst demonstrating our 5 culture values (brilliance, invested, professional family, own it & growth). Skills required:

· Strong communication skills and a friendly, customer-centric attitude.

· Exceptional organisational abilities with a keen eye for detail.

· Proficiency in all land and water activities delivered at Water Park.

· Ability and enthusiasm to work with all ages.

· The ability to see and complete tasks and offer new ways to improve centre processes.

Essential Qualifications:

· MT Mountain Leader.

· MT Rock Climbing Instructor.

· BCAB Paddle Sport Leader.

· RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor.

· RYA Windsurf Instructor.

· Full UK driving license including D1 (minibus).


· RYA Power Boat Instructor.

· Enhanced experience of delivering Ghyll scrambling.

· BCAB White Water Leader.

· MT Winter Mountain Leader.

Why Join Us:

At Water Park, you'll be part of a close-knit team dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of children. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

· Opportunities for professional development and training in outdoor education and leadership.

· The chance to work in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by like-minded individuals who share your passion for adventure and community.

· The satisfaction of knowing that your work directly contributes to enriching the lives of young people and fostering a love for the great outdoors.

Key Details:

· 5 days a week Mon – Fri 9-5 plus weekends.

· Comprehensive benefit and support package.

· 26 days holiday plus bank holidays.

· Additional days holiday for every 5 years served.

· Competitive pension contributions.

· Private medical insurance contributions.

· Salary: £34,000 - £36,400.

· 3 Months probational period.

· Corporate wear provided.

· Lunch and brewing provided.

· Competitive training budget.

How to Apply:

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding journey with us, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're excited about joining the Water Park team.

Applications can be sent to Garry via

Closing date for applications is 31st July 2024.

Water Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

Join us in our mission to enrich lives through adventure in a beautiful outdoor centre! Link to job spec ad application form

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