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Instructor of Outdoor Education - N.Yorkshire

Marrick Priory

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Instructor of Outdoor Education - N.Yorkshire

Full or Part Time / Permanent


£23,795 pa


Swaledale, North Yorkshire


£23,795 pa


7 July 2024 at 15:00:00

Instructor of Outdoor Education at Marrick Priory Outdoor Education Centre

We need a dynamic, highly motivated person with a passion for working in the outdoors to start in July 2024 or soon after.

Salary Range from: £23,795 – £25,936 pa+ optional accommodation.

Excellent accommodation, meals, benefits package worth over £6,000pa.


This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and unique Outdoor Education Centre in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The centre runs courses throughout the year for children, young people and adults. It is based in a converted 850 year old medieval priory on the banks of the River Swale.


We run a varied programme; involving canoeing, rock climbing, caving and hill walking so training or assessment in some of the following NGBs would be desirable.

· BC Paddlesport Leader or UKCC Level 2 Coach

· LMCLA Level 1 Cave Leader

· MTA Climbing Wall Instructor/Single Pitch Award/Rock Climbing Instructor

· MTA Summer Mountain Leader

· Archery GB Instructor


In addition, you must also have:

· Current First Aid qualification

· Full clean driving licence (preferably with D1 entitlement)

D1 training and further NGB training is available for the successful applicant.


You should possess excellent communication skills and be enthusiastic and motivated to work with children and young people. You will also need a mature outlook and have a sound understanding of the purpose and benefits of Outdoor Education. These personal qualities are just as significant as specific NGB Awards.


Please apply by full CV with details of 2 referees and a covering letter giving details of your experience and why you are interested in the post to:

Head of Centre, Marrick Priory, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7LD Phone/Fax: 01748 884 434. Further details of the post at


Closing Date: 7 July 2024

Provisional Interview dates: w/c 8 July or by arrangement

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