Instructor – Part-time and zero hours contracts available

March 2018 onwards
£19,000 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 Edinburgh’s Award and the Duke of Edinburgh’s 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™.

New for 2018 is the Mammut Mountain School, which our contracted instructors will be able to work in. The school is designed to offer skills courses and experiences in the mountains for anyone who wants to. From navigation courses, scrambling, learn to lead and avalanche rescue training, the new arm of Sam Sykes Ltd is designed to be the worlds leading place to learn and experience all things mountain related. To find out more click here.

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 2018. Successful candidates will be active outdoor instructors with some 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 commitments as per the contract type offered on specific dates between March and October 2018. There is no limit to any additional work instructors choose to do on top of the type of contract offered.

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

Instructor job description >

Instructor personal specification >

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

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