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*This equates to £103.46 gross pay per day
◊Additional – £30 travel allowance if travelling down the night before in Sam Sykes vehicles, £10 per assessor report completed
Job description [pdf] Personal specification [pdf]
Successful candidates will be active outdoor instructors, with extensive experience of working with DofE expedition teams throughout the UK over a number of years.
Our instructors must be experienced and professional with the ability to work effectively within and in charge of dynamic teams, with participants from differing backgrounds.
Senior instructor positions are available to those with a summer ML as a minimum qualification, current first aid, current DBS check and DofE assessor status at gold level.
Senior instructors must have a proven track record of staff management, and course management at a high level which is evidenced by work history with various companies similar to ours.
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 2019. There is no limit to any additional work senior instructors choose to do on top of the type of contract offered.
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.
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™.
Our contracted instructors will be able to work with if selected to do so. 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.
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.