Contracted instructor

0.25 contracts available
March to October 2017
£17,500 – £20,000 pro rata
Operating throughout the U.K

Sam Sykes™ is a world leading provider of outdoor adventures and developmental training. We deliver the expedition and residential sections of the Duke of Edinburghs Award and the Duke of Edinburghs International Award in addition to adventurous courses, corporate training, developmental training, outdoor education consultancy and outdoor retail product training.

Our team is the core of our business success. Since 2009 we have grown consistently as a commercial organisation, whilst maintaining an unparalleled reputation for safety, professionalism and ambition. The consistency of our continued growth and professionalism is symbiotic with the internationally regarded staff team here at Sam Sykes™.

Based from our HQ in the Lake District we are driven to ensure that our staff enjoy working within a team of like minded people, where personal development is actively encouraged and opportunity for progression is clear. Each member of the Sam Sykes™ team is an ambassador with an important voice both internally and externally to our company.

The story of Sam Sykes™ is steeped in over four decades of history, delivering inspirational adventures to people worldwide since the early 1970’s. For more information on our background just click here.

We are recruiting instructors to facilitate our DofE expedition courses in 2017. Successful candidates will be active outdoor instructors with experience of working on DofE expeditions. Our instructors must be experienced and professional with the ability to work effectively within a dynamic team and with participants from differing backgrounds.

Our courses operate anywhere in the U.K, and the role will equate to 40 days commitment on specific dates between March and October 2017. There is no limit to any additional work instructors choose to do on top of the 0.25 contract offered.

To learn more about this role please see the linked job description and personal specification.

Successful applicants must have availability on at least 40 days across the 2017 season, a date checklist is available here – DofE instructor staffing 2017. Please ensure you have at least 40 days or more available, on the course dates shown on the checklist before you apply. On successful appointment, the dates that need your involvement will be confirmed. Dates are not confirmed until you have written confirmation from us, and you may not be booked onto all of the dates for which you are available.

To apply for this role please send your C.V with a covering letter and completed checklist of availability to [email protected] or post it to Sam Sykes™ HQ, Mintsfeet Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6LU.